There’s not a lot of dating advice left in me — I’m in a relationship now, and it’s something I think less about these days. But really, the one life lesson (I’m starting to learn more of those) I always share is “Living in New York, expect life to kick your butt,” people told me before leaving. I made the jump to a place where things are vastly different, and I got an amazing girlfriend along with a wonderful adventure.
Romance is obviously a big part of my life still, but I can’t wait to take you on the other part of my journey over this last year, the part that will stick with you long past your JDate days.
I’ll leave you with a great quote from Never Eat Alone — “A networker isn’t looking to achieve a single successful union.
Creating an enriching circle of trusted relationships requires one to be out there, in the mix, all the time.” I can’t wait to be a part of getting you used to that, and maybe even finding love along the way.
But, whenever I sit down to write these blogs, only one thing keeps coming up for me — just keep growing and changing.
Perhaps that’s why this will be one of my last blogs giving dating advice.
I don’t know how much longer I’m good for advice, but I’m going to try to cover other things to help you be a more viable dating partner in my posts over the next few weeks.
My advice may not be like what you will find on other dating sites, but that’s what will hopefully make it stand out.
When I got into writing for JDate, I was a graduate student hoping to share about my years of dating efforts.
Now, I’m an out of work near-graduate, hoping to network my way to a job in New York.
I think it’s no mistake the year I spent trying to get to New York by networking also led to an increase in my romantic opportunities.
When you excel at being a person and getting to know others, romantic success is bound to follow.