So how can those who are struggling with these obstacles successfully and healthfully re-enter the dating arena?
First, it's important to set appropriate personal standards.
And as with any type of price misrepresentation, true quality eventually surfaces.
In the dating market, this can translate into a broken relationship.
Conversely, those who appear insecure and desperate, call a love interest excessively or engage in sexual activity too soon, send signals that they hold inferior unseen traits.
So just as we tend to assume that expensive cars are better than similar, cheaper ones, we may also conclude that those demonstrating high social prices have unobserved qualities superior to those with lower social prices. For instance, individuals with a substantial income but little else to offer may exaggerate their social price.
"Then you may do what you later consider desperate: a one-night stand, calling the ex or ignoring intuitive warnings and jumping into a bad relationship you would never choose if you weren't feeling reckless." Fortunately, it is possible to avoid these and other pitfalls when seeking out a new partner.
If you're ready to get back in the saddle again, here are five key tips to help you on your way.
Asking these questions is essential if we want to be in a place where we’re ready for love when it finds us.
We need to establish ourselves as independent before we enter a relationship.
At the core, inaccurate social pricing is a by-product of low self-esteem and other negative self-emotions. "It can be the fear of being hurt, rejected or involved, and it can stem from a history of having been hurt or of traumatic relationships.