To me, being self-aware is the first step in becoming a successful dater, and ultimately finding the right person.
I think you'll be surprised by how much you learn about what you actually need and want out of a relationship when you first look inwardly rather than outwardly.
Relationships can get boring if they stay perpetually on the same track.
When both of you expect the same activities, same foods, same conversations and so on, even the most committed may begin to look elsewhere for excitement.
I even wrote a book about what I learned—and included a final chapter written by the man who took me out on my last-ever first date.
Whether you're creating a new profile or you're a longtime, frustrated online dater, I have some insights that will help make your experience better.
Throw a few questions into the mix and see what happens.
Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian? What does the Bible say about sex before marriage / premarital sex? Premarital sex - why are Christians so strongly against it? Why is sexual temptation a bigger problem for men than for women? What is an appropriate level of intimacy before marriage? Does the Bible teach that there is a gift of celibacy? How young is too young to be in a romantic relationship? Is it possible to love a person without liking that person? What are valid reasons for breaking up with a boyfriend/girlfriend? Should a Christian use a dating service to find a spouse? If a couple gets pregnant before marriage do they have to get married? How will I know when I have found the perfect spouse for me? What does the Bible say about age differences in relationships? Is it wrong to have a relationship with a close relative? Should Christians of different denominations date or marry? How important is physical attraction when looking for a spouse? Here are some questions I think are good to ask yourself to make sure you're staying to true your identity, whether you're already in a dating relationship or interested in entering one (following six questions from 1) Who is the most important person in your life, and why? More precisely, how do you feel about yourself -- physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually?