Break the boring ‘rinse, wash, repeat’ dating cycle - Singles

Break the boring ‘rinse, wash, repeat’ dating cycle

JACOB KAMARAS | Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2013 11:00 am

What turns a simple coffee or dinner date night into the evening you find your life partner, or being a bit less ambitious, into a relationship, or even into a second date? I got married on Jan. 20, but not too long ago I was asking myself just those questions. 

For those in their mid-to-late 20s and beyond, first dates can feel repetitive and mind-numbing — same food, same conversation, same result. They often feel like a job interview. Previously accustomed to the comfort of  “friends first” relationships from high school, summer camp or college, we’re suddenly dating strangers.

Login required

We have used your information to see if you have a subscription with us, but did not find one.

Please click the button below to verify an existing account or to purchase a new subscription.

Need an account? Create one now.

You must login to view the full content on this page.