How to avoid the drama that can come with dating games
When you’re looking for a partner it can be very easy to get into the trap of game playing. Well-meaning friends might tell you to wait to call, to answer this question with that answer and all the different rules of the game.
If you’re looking for a long term partner your best bet is to avoid all the dating games.
Be Honest To Yourself
First and foremost if you’re hoping to avoid dating games you need to start by being honest with yourself.
Honestly, consider what you are looking for; are you ready to settle down or do you still want to play?
Starting here will help you to enter any dating relationship in a more honest fashion and therefore avoid the drama that can come with dating games.
You’ll also want, to be honest with yourself about the people you date. Likely you’ve seen a pattern and if it leans towards players it’s time for a change.
Get Your Dates From The Right Spots
You’ll want to consider where you met a person in order to have an accurate expectation of dating them might unfold. If you met in a bar there is a shot they are a bit of a player and you’ll want to keep that in the back of your mind.
If you met the person on a single’s mixer then perhaps they are more serious about looking for a long-term relationship.
Don’t Play Them Yourself
The statement, ‘It takes two to tango never applied more than when avoiding dating games. If you pay attention you are likely going to quickly spot when your date is starting to play games.
If you don’t want to get stuck playing games then, by all means, do not engage in the dating games playing. Be straight forward and you’ll be happier for it.
One of the simplest tips to avoiding love games, but easily one of the most forgotten about. If you are looking to make sure you don’t take for a Nancy then you’ll want to make sure to pay attention to the person you are dating.
If you watch they say and do you’ll likely pick up on the fact they are playing you.
Is there phone always with them but they often don’t answer your calls or texts nor return them quickly? Are they hard to get a hold of on certain days of the week but never have the same reason why? These can be signs you’re involved with someone playing dating games.