Sometimes it can seem like the dating world is a little bit hopeless, or at least a lot confusing. But, there are always ways that you can inspire yourself to give it one more shot, or maybe just give it a shot in a different way. So if you’re ready to dip your toes in that water again, consider reading a few stories about people who got it done the right way.
Below are five stories to lift your mood, including one about a valentine’s couple, a blind date success story, and time when an arranged date worked out perfectly, a story of internet dating success, and a story of finding someone back in the hometown dating arena after a long trip away.
The Valentine’s Couple
Romance isn’t dead! It just occasionally is a moving target. But, for one couple’s first date on Valentine’s Day, everything went as planned, and they lived to tell the story about it together. You might not want to shoot for something so focused as that, but knowing that some people can aim for the bullseye and get it might inspire you to try to pick a special holiday to make a special effort on.
Blind Date Success
Blind dates are often the stuff of movies or horror stories, but occasionally they turn out just fine for the folks involved. And they don’t always necessarily have to be completely blind. It might be that a friend sets you up with a friend of his or hers, but just someone that you haven’t met before. The options and possibilities are out there, as long as everyone keeps an open mind and doesn’t stress out before the event even occurs.
Arranged Dating for the Win
What what if parents are involved in your dating process? Does that sound like a recipe for disaster for you, or do you think that something good could come of it because, you know, your parents know you pretty well, and chances are they’re also always looking out for your best interest. Don’t discount it offhand, or you’ll be missing out on certain chances!
Internet Dating Success
And for better or worse, the Internet is an intriguing place to look for dates. With all of the profiling that’s involved in current social data movement, it’s no surprise that you’re much more likely to find a match via the web than you are at your local bar. Listen to couples with internet dating success stories, and they all have a very familiar tone to them.
Finding Someone From Your Hometown
And you’re bound to know someone who’s found love back in their hometown after leaving to go on an adventure for a while. A friend from high school that can turn into the best relationship you could imagine – it’s a true story for lots of people!