There’s no denying that first dates can be filled with awkwardness and jitters. Wanting to make a good first impression naturally stirs up anxiety, which can result in awkward dating behavior. Awkwardness can get in the way of forming an emotional connection because if you are in your head worrying, overanalyzing and obsessing about being liked, it will be nearly impossible to be present enough to connect.
For six strategies to help you handle awkwardness in dating (and be less awkward when you meet someone new), click here to check out my latest article, written for eHarmony.
Rachel Dack, MS, LCPC, NCC
Welcome to Rachel Dack Counseling LLC’s blog, written by Rachel Dack, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Rachel provides psychotherapy and dating support/relationship coaching services to individuals and couples in her Bethesda, Maryland office and over the phone.
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