8 Steps To Finding New Love In 2013

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Are you looking for a fresh relationship?

Is one of your New Year's resolutions to find love? Here are nine easy steps you can take to help you reach your goal.

1. Be ready for it. Are you emotionally open to love? If you're holding a grudge from your former relationship, either let it go resolve it so you don't bring those negative feelings into your new relationship.

 

Think about it, you prepare for everything else in your life — the space in your head shouldn't be any different. Clean it up and make it presentable for the new year.

2. Know what you want. Are you looking for something casual? Or do you want to get married? Either way, it helps to know what you want. Otherwise, you'll waste your time dating people who clearly aren't right for you.

3. Accept imperfection. Some people set their standards so high that they never find anyone who meets them. Then, they wonder why they are alone. Don't let yourself fall into this age-old trap in 2013.

4. Get out there. Prince charming is not going to come and knocking on your door. Attend events and take classes where there are likely to be men. A sailing class or a coed softball team are good places to start. Your local newspaper usually lists events in your area that are currently going on. Take a peek and try to figure out where some single men might be. Keep reading ...

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