Not ready for dating
I’m not denying the power of being in an amazing relationship.
It can be transformative, and the benefits are immense. During my chronically single years all I could think about was how badly I wanted to be in a relationship.
Aside from that, he will never be able to give you the sense of happiness you crave because only you can give that to yourself.
I started seeing an amazing therapist and really looking deeply into my faulty wiring.Until you do, you will stay stuck exactly where you are.TAKE THE QUIZ: Are You Accidentally Ruining Your Love Life? Being hung up on your ex can cause problems for several reasons.If history keeps repeating itself in your life that’s a big sign there is something you need to work on within yourself. I’ve already written a lot about wanting guys who don’t want you, so I won’t get into that here, but suffice it to say it was a problem I needed to deal with.Personally speaking, I spent years going after emotionally unavailable men who couldn’t give me what I needed. For a long time, I thought it would just sort itself out, that one day the bad boys would stop being appealing and the good guys would finally pique my precarious interest, but it didn’t work that way.
The first is it’s possible you’re only dating other guys as a distraction, or maybe to make your ex jealous.