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Keeping it Real: 5 Ways to Avoid the ‘Perfection Illusion’

Illusion

Friday night. You log in to the site and there’s a message sitting in your inbox.

It’s a reply, and not just any reply. It’s from her. She’s funny and interesting and totally gets why Kirk trumps Picard every time. For a while now she’s listened to you, laughed at your rubbish jokes, heck — she’s even started finishing your sentences. You fall asleep thinking of her. You wake up thinking of her. You hear a song on the radio and think of her.

Yep. Undoubtedly this has been the best 6 days, 3 hours and 47 minutes of your life so far…

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How to Cope With Online Dating Burnout

How to Cope With Online Dating Burnout

If you think you are the only person to ever experience online dating burnout, you are mistaken. Anyone who has engaged in online dating for an extended period of time has probably felt fatigued by their efforts at one point or another. I know I have.

But it doesn’t mean that online dating is “bad”, or that you should give up. The burnout you are experiencing is likely to do with your approach to online dating, and that is something you can adjust.

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Online Dating Addiction: Exploring the Repercussions

Online Dating Addiction: Exploring the Repercussions

There is of course a fine line between being actively interested in something, and having an addiction. So whilst is easy to get caught up in the world of online dating, that does not necessarily mean that you are addicted.

Of course, that would be the first thing an addict would say. As to whether or not you are a victim of online dating addiction is not the key issue — what really matters is whether your involvement in online dating is a positive or negative thing in your life. And that exactly is what I want to explore in this article.

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