Sometimes when we date it’s because we want something quick and easy. Face it, relationships take work and sometimes lots of it. Dating often gives us that quick fix of being smothered in compliments, enjoyable dinners with pleasant conversation and an excuse to be with the opposite sex. My amped up daters enjoy this sort of lifestyle on a much grander scale.
Relationships are far more fulfilling however. You get to connect with someone on such a deeper level, you can go past superficial conversations and really get to discover the depths of the person you’re with. They’re there for you through the highs and lows. No matter what’s going on in life, they’re there for you. When something really matters to your heart, you’re able to express it to them, share with them and enjoy it with them.
Casual dating doesn’t really provide you any of these, however for those who aren’t ready for committed relationships, dating can be a real safe zone for them. Especially if you’ve come out of a rough relationship, dating allows you to get your toes wet so to speak, without fully diving in. That is until you’re ready.
I know lots of people who don’t condone dating, or if they do, they definitely look down on those who date to what they consider “too often”. So dating may be the quick and easy, I say if you have the guts to get out there and meet others that takes courage and the risk to get rejected. This requires bravery despite how many others may shake their heads in disapproval.
I get annoyed with people who talk about ideas without taking action, or those who have all the right philosophies as to how dating and relationships should go, while paralyzing people from acting. No great thing was achieved hiding out from life and watching it pass you by. Get out there and date!!