The Single Girl's Guide to Dating Again (and Come Out Winning)


Merilyn Smith/Contributor

Getting back in the game after a dating drought can be intimidating to say the least. Even if it’s only been a few months, it can feel like an eternity. So when you do finally say yes to a first date, your nerves are on high alert with both excitement (Could this be the one?) and fear (How do I act? What do I say? Or not sayWhat do I wear?). We get it; putting yourself out there is hard. It could result in love, or it could result in rejection. It does take some effort, but if the outcome is an awesome and interesting person to share your life with, the risk of being spurned is worth it, right? So what are you waiting for? There’s never been a better time to get back into the dating game. Here’s how to do it with confidence and come out winning.