Dating without a cellphone
Flirt with a stranger in line at the grocery store or your favorite coffee shop.
Try to connect with as many people as you can by smiling, having eye contact and using real words — not emojis." - Ravid Yosef, Dating And Relationship Coach"Taking some time off might give you a good chance to work on yourself or simply focus your energy on something else.
It's one of the things that actually moves daters closer to a fulfilling relationship. Schedule at least three social activities per week outside of work activities.
Take classes, learn something new, workout outdoors, go to bars, and actually look around instead of looking at your phone.
The beginning of a new relationship can feel like a breath of fresh air.
Although not a dating book, Dale Carnegie's How to Win Friends & Influence People will make you a better conversationalist — a very helpful skill in the dating world." - Monica Parikh, Dating Coach And Founder Of School of Love NYC"Insert yourself into situations where you can attract your "tribe." Bourbon-swilling rock stars may not be at early morning yoga classes. If you want someone hilarious, sign up for improv class.Take yourself off the market entirely and put the pursuit of finding a mate on the back burner.Focus on yourself and put all that time and energy into something that you wanted to learn to do or do more of." - Rhonda Milrad, M. W, Founder and CEO of Relationup"Clients who date offline have the added benefit of making friends when dating.Find time to spend with friends, brush up on your resume, go to the gym more frequently, start writing that blog or book that you’ve dreamed about and create your vision board for attracting that ideal person to your life for when you’re ready to reactivate your profile." - Julie Spira, Online Dating Expert and Digital Matchmaker, Founder of Cyber-Dating Expert Want more of Bustle's Sex and Relationships coverage?
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So, who knows what kind of awesome and potentially influential information you could learn by going app-less in April while you are also improving your mood and decreasing stress." -Koretz"I suggest [my clients] get 'lover sober' by doing a 'dating detox'.