Dating and Groundhogging

Nicole Higginbotham-Hogue
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You might be getting ready to go back out on the dating scene, but you might want to do things differently this time. You might not want to go to the same old places to meet someone. You might even want to meet a new type of person. So, how do you restart your dating life so you are not doing the same thing over and over again? How do you approach this type of issue? Though the answers to these questions may be different for everyone, here are a few suggestions.

1. Explore new territory.

Try to find places that you are interested in that you haven't spent much time at. This might give you a new environment to explore, and you might find someone that you like in the process. This might also open your eyes to the opportunities that are out there.

2. Try to take your time.

You might consider waiting before making a move. Let the other person come up to you and ask you ask. Take your time getting to know him or her, and try not to rush into dating right away. You might find that being patient allows you to get to know the person better before the two of you decide to make a commitment.

3. Be open minded.

Consider all of your options and not just the ones that appeal to you right away. Try to meet different people even if they are not the usual people that you spend your time with. Look for similarities in those that you go out with, and try to find someone that has a personality that meshes with yours.

If you are dating and you are tired of doing the same thing over and over again, try to find new places to hang out. Do your best to be patient, and try to keep an open mind. You might be surprised who you will meet.

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Nicole Higginbotham-Hogue writes lifestyle articles.

Omaha, NE

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