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How To Keep Dating Casual

Sep 5, 2008
If you have had too many relationships to count and you just want to keep things casual, you may have to work at it. Many of us are programmed to get involved in relationships and this ends up hurting us in the long run.

You may need to slow down and work to keep things casual, which in the end could benefit you as a person and also in future relationships. Casual dating is a lot of fun, if you let it be, you just need to learn to keep things casual!

The first thing to remember when you want to keep things casual is that you don't need to look at someone and see them in your future. If they make you happy right this minute, why not have fun with them? If you meet someone who interests you but is not the type of person you would marry, who cares? Chances are you are not ready to get married so why not have fun while you are still young?

Many people who have a difficult time keeping their dating life casual do so because they have really high expectations. The number one rule of keeping things casual is to drop all of your expectations. Just go out expecting to be yourself and hoping to have a good time with someone. When you don't put your expectations on the date you will find that you can go out with nothing more than the day in mind, and this will open you up to a lot more opportunity in the long run.

Don't make every date about a relationship. Some people really are just a date and that is it. Does this mean that they cannot be fun? Absolutely not, it means that they are just a blip on the radar, but that doesn't mean that they can't be a positive blip! Dating is supposed to be fun and when you don't make each date out to be more than it needs to be, it will be a lot more fun and you may learn more about yourself, making future relationships much more positive.

Instead of looking as dating as a way to complete yourself, look at dating as a way to learn more about yourself. With each person that you date you can learn little things about what you do and do not like in other people and through the process you'll learn more about you and your needs.

When you simply date and get to know yourself suddenly you'll find that dating is a lot of fun because with each date you are discovering new and exciting things about yourself. Casual dating is beneficial all the way around.
About the Author
Rodrigo Rehn is a Relationships Expert, Linux Systems Administrator, Web Programmer, PHP Developer and CEO of FaceRomance dating services.
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