They blossomed because the date was quiet enough to focus far more on each other than on any number of our modern day distractions that we so mistakenly incorporate into our date plans.Savoring the moment is far easier and more genuine when there is just one moment unfolding at a time.
Our grandparents were mostly more grounded by the practicality of there being less information, less profiles, less options available—lucky them—for they also had fewer dating distractions, less conflicting pressures on what they should value.
Conscious awareness of what you truly value in a potential partner needs to be sufficiently forefront to guide you through the myriad characteristics you’ll have the opportunity to encounter on your exciting dating journey.
And somehow amongst the craziness, you still need to find the headspace to hit dating as anything but the rather frayed, unravelled piece of humankind you see in the mirror. Hop aboard my time machine and take a ride with me, back to the future of truly successful dating.
Try adding to this the need for enough puff to actually enjoy the experience and…Agghh! Radical Dating Advice from the bunch who were young and horny in their day too—our Grandparents Let’s just be clear for a moment, don’t be fooled by erroneous, rosy-tinted images that our grandparents lived in a mythical era where everyone strolled rather than screamed through their day, where the world span slower because ‘progress’ hadn’t sped up the pace of life—tosh!
Practice doing as our grandparents did so successfully—before you hit the green light on your date, be mindful of your personal ground rules, and, more importantly, your honest intentions and share these with your potential date.