Feeling discouraged about dating
“Dating” means different things to different people, particularly across generations.
At loveisrespect, we define “dating” as two (or possibly more than two! The relationship may be sexual, but it doesn’t have to be.
Once you can do that, work on changing your attitude towards setbacks by viewing them as learning opportunities, and practice being optimistic.
You can also try exercising to release endorphins and make it easier to feel optimistic!
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At loveisrespect, we get all kinds of questions about dating. If you have questions of your own or need more information, you can always chat with a trained peer advocate!
Maybe you have a child with somebody but do not consider yourself to be in a dating relationship with that person.
Dating someone your family doesn’t like can be really hard.
It may cause conflict that makes you feel like you can’t be honest or even near the people you love.
Consider why your family doesn’t like your partner or why your partner doesn’t like them.
Yes, holding a grudge against your partner is unhealthy, not only for your relationship but also for you.
Holding grudges for a long time can result in building up anger, distress, doubt and a lot of other negative feelings that can make you unhappy and stressed.