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  • While jobs and careers give us something to do and the financial support we need, there's more to life than working.

  • Humans rely on the love and support of others, and without these things life would be pretty bleak.

  • Just ask anyone who's fed up with dating guys who keep breaking their heart,

  • or someone who's still dreaming about meeting the girl they're going to spend the rest of their life with.

  • Whether they're in the early 20s feeling jaded or in their 40s and divorced,

  • it is perfectly normal and okay to feel frustrated.

  • Despite everything, there are reasons to have the courage to let love in.

  • Here are five reasons why you might have a hard time finding love.

  • 1. You're looking in all the wrong places.

  • It's been said that bars and parties aren't the best places to find the love of your life,

  • but life is rarely as black and white as that.

  • Maybe someone's looking too hard, eager to make a move on the first person to give them attention.

  • They may be so excited to scope out the crowd, that they forget about those who are already in their lives.

  • They may even be shutting down opportunities for themselves, because they aren't open to meeting someone at a bar,

  • party or another unexpected place.

  • 2. You don't give people enough chances.

  • When someone begins to turn down every opportunity because of one awkward experience,

  • it's time to ask what's really going on. Is everyone you've met really that bad, or are you just making excuses?

  • Sometimes, we hold ourselves back more than we like to admit due to fears and high expectations.

  • If someone goes on one date, it doesn't mean that they're committed forever and settling for anyone less than their true love.

  • It's all about recognizing how many opportunities you've taken away from yourself.

  • If finding love is a priority, you must keep an open mind and an open heart.

  • 3. You haven't practiced self-love yet.

  • Someone can be the kindest person and still end up dating jerks who break their heart.

  • A little self-love can help anyone realize what kind of care they need, and deserve, in their relationships.

  • Those who don't practice self-love often rely solely on their partner for it, which can easily lead toward an unhealthy, co-dependent relationship.

  • 4. You're playing the comparison game.

  • Is your ex still on your mind?

  • Those who compare their new dates with their exes are often harder to reach and unable to fully connect with someone new.

  • They may project their ex's characteristics onto their new partner,

  • and will likely not be able to get to know them for who they truly are.

  • If the ex is still in the picture, or in the thoughts, it's not time to start dating yet.

  • 5. It's not your time yet.

  • If you've mastered self-love and have a good head on your shoulders,

  • then maybe it's just not your time yet. It doesn't mean that it'll never happen. It just means that now isn't the best time.

  • Until then, prioritize yourself and let the right opportunities find their way to you.

  • Are you experiencing dating difficulties? What other relationship topics would you like us to explore?

  • Share your thoughts with us below.

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  • With your help, we can reach more people to spread awareness on relationship and mental health issues.

  • Thanks for watching!

While jobs and careers give us something to do and the financial support we need, there's more to life than working.

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5 Reasons Finding Love is Too Difficult For Some

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    Emily posted on 2018/10/15
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