You’ll feel as if you’re taking care of yourself and moving forward in other areas of your life while your romantic life is on pause.4) Give yourself more time Sometimes life doesn’t cooperate with your timeline. You cringe when your date asks if you have brothers or sisters. You honestly don’t know why you lost interest in that cute guy you brought to your friend’s dinner party.
But it can be hard to relax, if you’re worried about your biological clock. You must decide before you go on the date what your limits will be. It’s too difficult to think when passion overtakes you. You can resist temptation if you put on the whole armor of God (Eph. Physical touch/intimacy should correspond with commitment. This doesn’t mean anything goes if you are engaged. What is your motivation -- power and control, gratifying your own ego, meeting a selfish need, or genuine affection? If you feel convicted of certain behaviors, stop doing them.Applying any more makeup felt like too much effort.And I was on my way to meet a really nice guy I’d been corresponding with for several weeks.Yep, that’s when it’s time to take a break from dating.The idea might sound terrifying at first, especially if you’d planned to accomplish this whole falling in love thing by a certain date. Maybe you need to spend more time at work or with family.You can then capitalize on the January rush of all those guys who suddenly realize they’d like someone to warm up their cold winter nights.2) Make clear goals How many women do we know who say they’re going to get serious about dating “when they lose weight” or “when their work schedule slows down”?