“Dating is a lot like sales,” says Jill P, another Fantasy Dater and a realtor. You’ve probably gone out with plenty of nice people who just weren’t right for you.“I usually show my clients tons of homes before they find ‘the one’. You wouldn’t want them to take it personally, would you?Myth: You need to constantly put yourself ‘out there’ in order to have a chance of meeting your next partner.Fact: The average single Aussie goes along to 41 dates each year.Online date, speed date, use a matchmaker or consult a dating coach.The concept is simple – the more dates you go on, the more chances you have of finding a good match. Lotteries aside, I do believe that most things in life are a product of the energy you put into them.With online dating sites numbering in the thousands, however, it’s hard to generalize.
Unlike at a nightclub, or god forbid social circle party, where after shooting a guy down, she’s likely to signal to friends that she has judged him an outsider.And to find out what you do and don’t want in a partner. Many say it’s been months or years since their last date. The thing is, it doesn’t matter how much you want to find love. Before she joined Fantasy Dating, Katie hadn’t been on a date in two years. Suddenly, she went on three dates with three different guys. (Except for the one when the guy bumped into his ex at the bar, who gave Katie the stink eye throughout the date.) And she’d gotten comfortable with dating again.If you spend your weekends on the couch, eating Ben and Jerry’s watching Lifetime movies, your chances of meeting “the one” are non-existent. “I forgot how much fun it was to meet new people and flirt,” she said. Simple math will tell you that if you go on zero dates, your chances of finding love are zero.Just like if you go on 10 dates, you give yourself 10 chances to meet someone who’s right for you. That’s all dates are – opportunities to find out what you do and don’t like about someone.