How to Be Proactive in Dating (7 Tips From an Expert)

If you’re looking to spark a connection, you have to do more than simply show up for dates (or sit on your sofa fantasizing about your perfect person). If you’ve read my writing before or are a client, you know I don’t recommend following rigid dating rules, but I do believe there is a lot you can do to date with a proactive, empowered, and deliberate approach that leads to more successful outcomes. You have a huge role in the type of partner you attract and pick, as well as how dating scenarios play out.

For seven tips on how to be a more proactive dater, click here to check out my latest article written for, a leading online resource for dating and relationships.

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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