8 Steps To Finding New Love In 2013

By

New Year's couple
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 ...

More love advice from YourTango:

Article contributed by
Advanced Member

Christina Steinorth-Powell

Author

I am the author of the critically acclaimed book Cue Cards for Life: Thoughtful Tips for Better Relationships.

Location: Dallas, TX
Credentials: MA, MFT
Website: My Website
Other Articles/News by Christina Steinorth-Powell:

10 Reasons To Divorce A Cheater (Says A Marriage Counselor)

By

Lots of women in high-profile marriages seem to stay with their men after they're caught cheating. Why? Is it a power thing? A comfort thing? Money, perhaps? Or, could it be a fear of being alone? I'm in the business of helping marriages stay together. I work as a licensed marriage therapist, after all. But if you've caught your man having a ... Read more

If You Do These 10 Things, You Think TOO Highly Of Yourself

By

Writing this article as a self-help author and relationship expert may seem counterintuitive, but if you take the time to really read through this in its entirety and give yourself a realistic look, you may actually see a little room for improvement in yourself.  That little insight you gain from this article will not only help you become more ... Read more

Flying Solo This New Year's Eve? 10 Steps To Change That in 2015

By

Are you tired of being single or alone? Sick of dating losers? Why not make one of your New Year's resolutions to find a soulmate? It's easier than you think it is!  Here are 10 simple steps you can take to help you reach your goal: 1. Be ready. Be emotionally in a space where you're open to love. If you're holding a grudge from ... Read more

See More

 
Latest Expert Videos
ASK YOURTANGO MORE QUESTIONS
Most Popular