A “man ban” was not something I had tried to come up with as a resolution to a dating issue. I was 29, single, writing my first book, and just happened to go on one by accident. I was given nine weeks to hand in a manuscript, which required all my time and energy. I told my friends I would not be around for social catch-ups, rejected dates, and hookups as painful as that was , and I simply focused on my work and myself. I had to keep my mind clear and productive, but it also felt like, for the first time in a long time, I was looking after and focusing on myself first instead of others. I also happen to be a nurturer, so looking after myself is not something I’m always great at. Even though I did this for work, what I also accidentally created was my own “man ban. At the time, I didn’t realize how badly I needed it or how valuable that time would be. There have been periods in my dating life where I wanted to take a break, but the temptation to date and bed others always got the better of me.
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Stuck indoors, immense boredom set in, and I decided to reinstall Bumble for the millionth time. I went through the all-too-familiar motions of resurrecting my profile, starting with the most important component of any successful dating profile — the photos. I uploaded six carefully curated images that would serve as a visual summation of who I am and, satisfied with my picks, I moved on to the bio section. It was probably worth addressing the infectious diseased elephant in the room. Can I see my friends yet?
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What if your dating life no longer needed to be an uphill struggle? What if you could connect deeply with the type of woman out there that you would love to have in your life? What if a loving and fulfilling relationship became a real accessible thing, rather than an elusive dream? The fear of the unknown, the fear of needing to be the perfect man and I kept women at arms length. I was scared of rejection and I was scared of getting hurt. I wanted to so badly to be that cool, confident guy who could seduce women effortlessly and gracefully into their arms, you know… James Bond type.
We should probably take a moment to reflect on our BC before coronavirus love lives and pause before we rush right back out of lockdown into the arms of another highly unsuitable partner. Handy, then, that dating coaches Gavin Bloom and Christina Macnamara have created a six-week course called The Groundwork , designed to help people sort out their dismal dating situations. Fair play. It may not have been easy or comfortable, but rather than bouncing back and trying to be just like you used to be, consider whether anything has changed for you.
Have you learned how to look after yourself better?
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