4 Ways Online Dating Can Help After a Breakup

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Man with his head in his hands wearing a pink shirt.One of the hardest challenges people face after a breakup is getting back in the dating game. It’s hard to accept yourself as a single, let alone go out to approach other singles. If you find yourself in this situation, online dating can be a great solution. Here’s why:

1. With online dating, you can take baby steps. You don’t have to go on a date straight away. You can start with setting up your profile on the first day. Checking out other singles profile. And when you feel comfortable, you can start messaging other people and then eventually setup a date. This way, you give yourself time to adjust to the idea of dating.

2. If you haven’t been single for a while, going to a singles event or flirting with someone is going to be scary. Your pickup skills will no doubt be rusty after the breakup. With online dating, you don’t need pickup skills. You just need to setup an interesting profile and you are good to go.

3. Approaching someone in a bar or somewhere else also has a risk of rejection. Breakups usually leave people feeling rejected and self-conscious. A rejection from someone you approach in a bar can be harmful to your progress of moving on. Online dating is much safer in this aspect since it’s really hard to feel rejected with it. If someone is not interested in you, they’ll probably just ignore your message or tell you politely they are not interested.

4. Even if you are still not over the breakup (or are still thinking of getting your ex back), online dating can help you get some great perspective in life. When you create your dating profile and start interacting with other singles, you will realise how much opportunity is out there for you to find love again. When you start going out on dates, you will soon realise that you can probably find someone much better than your ex. You will start realising that your relationship with your ex wasn’t as great as you thought. Online dating can be a tremendous help in moving on from the relationship.

Whatever you do, make sure you don’t jump into a serious relationship too soon after a breakup. Dating is fine and as I said before, it can actually help you move on. But don’t commit to anything that you are not ready for. It’s best to make sure that you’ve completely moved on from your breakup and you no longer have any feelings for your ex before committing to a new relationship.

This article was contributed by Kevin Thompson from GetYourExBackPermanently.com. Kevin has been helping people with breakups and re-conciliation for the past two years.