6 Ways to Handle Anxiety During Dating- eHarmony

There are some uncomfortable and potentially unavoidable aspects of dating. From wondering if you are going to be stood up to handling the emotional rollercoaster of texting with someone who goes MIA every couple of days to feeling nervous about making a positive first impression, dating can be an anxiety-provoking process. The way you talk to yourself while anxious is going to bring you relief or make your anxiety worse.

So, how can you be less anxious and more resilient and hopeful? How can you develop positive self-talk to coach yourself through the challenging moments and ensure you are not simply feeding your anxiety through your thoughts? How can you better handle anxiety and discomfort associated with dating? Click here to read my latest article on eHarmony!

Take care,

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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