Human beings are inherently communicative creatures, which means that when a person is really bad at starting and maintaining conversations, especially with someone new, it can make it that much more difficult to build long-term and healthy relationships.
Going on that first date can be equal parts exciting as it is nerve-wracking, there’s nothing quite like going out and meeting someone new for the first time; to get to know them, and to see whether the two of you might have some kind of future together.
At the same time, there’s a lot that can go wrong, and it’s easy to be consumed by nerves and make certain mistakes that might ruin the experience.
A red flag is a term used to describe an action performed by a person that could be construed as something fairly negative. It’s a common term used within the dating scene, and while out with someone for the first time, it’s important to keep an eye out for red flags, as it might give a better idea of who they are as a person.
Introversion is classified as the inability to comfortably socialise among other people, including both in groups and one-on-one. It can be extremely difficult for an introverted person to talk about themselves, ask questions, and fit in with others that they aren’t familiar with.
This can obviously lead to a range of various social issues, especially for those introverts that want to try and make new friends or find someone special.
The phrase “boys don’t cry” is a thing of the past. Unfortunately, it’s so ingrained in some of us that it’s difficult to move beyond the thought and to openly express your emotions. For too many men, expressing feelings is seen as a weakness. That fear of being open and vulnerable is what we have to let go of or risk being unable to properly connect with anyone.
Landing a date can be a challenge. But once you’ve managed to charm the lady, and have secured a time and place, the real challenge begins; deciding on what to wear.
The climate crisis is upon us, and people are working hard to develop innovative new solutions to this pervasive issue. One of the best movements aiming to reduce your waste and make your life more eco-friendly is the zero waste movement.
When it comes time to part way with a partner, for whatever reason, it is never an easy situation. There is enormous potential to have hurt feelings, and even, the worst case scenario, you might have a total disaster on your hands.
If you think that chivalrous behaviour only applies when you are looking for a partner or stand to benefit from it sexually, then you are part of the problem! Being a gentleman, and chivalry is a huge part of being a gentleman, isn’t something that gets turned off and on when it suits you. It’s a way of life.
It can be intimidating to join a social group for the first time, whether it’s at a local coffee shop or at the mall, especially for those that find they are introverted.
Fortunately, there are a number of simple tricks that can allow just about anyone to more effectively gel with a new group while out socialising. Continue reading