It seems near fantasy for many to think of this ‘golden age’ of chivalry, however, we can accurately look back at the age of the gent knowing this was still a backward time, when women were second class citizens.The traditional gent has all but died out, we live in a world of much higher equality (still a work in progress).
Following is a set of practices which honor both the dater and the date.They will open new windows of insight about your own search for intimacy while maximizing your chances of finding a healthy, loving relationship.1) Discover the Art of Squinting If you’ve ever seen an artist working on a portrait, you may have noticed that he or she pauses to squint.Unfortunately, the quality of much dating advice and the atmosphere of most dating venues ranges from superficial to downright demeaning.The skills of dating are the skills of intimacy—not game-playing.Single people should be honored simply for tackling the challenge.
Instead, they are subjected to torrents of advice on why they must improve themselves in order to nab a mate.
Be authentic No one likes a disingenuous person, however, what can be just as bad is wasting time with someone who doesn’t even really know who they are, let alone what they want out of a life and a relationship.
Your most important step in finding a partner is first in finding yourself.
You see, when our feelings get involved we start to overthink because we’re too focused on trying to be perfect.
Unlike when we’re just shooting the breeze with our friends or strangers, when our romantic interest is in the vicinity, even the most eloquent dudes can become frozen and the most socially awkward person in the room.
Social Skills Drama Arts Program OHEL Bais Ezra introduces an innovative program for young adults (15 years and older) with an Austim Spectrum Disorder to help develop their social skills in a communal group setting.