One of the most powerful things I learned from my clients was that while you are not in control of everything that happens to you, you are in control of the meaning it gives when it comes to dating and finding love.
If you experience life while looking for love with the understanding that you are authoring the story it will allow you to make the brave decisions rather than “seeing what happens” and *reacting* to it.
When you can conceive that obstacles (like a not so great first date) are not the end, and merely a chapter, it makes them easier to overcome. Its like knowing you can write the antagonist out of a plot simply by changing the decisions he/she will make, and the storyline will flow. Realizing you have a choice to make a circumstance either end the principle character or make he/she stronger, you will start looking for creative ways you can overcome things, rather than questioning if you would.
I am not sure what you are going thru with your dating experiences, my friends, but I just wanted to remind you that you are holding the pen……