Are You Willing to Date Outside Your Comfort Zone?

It’s easy to live your life staying in your comfort zone…It can feel less risky and overwhelming to play it safe.  When we get comfortable, it can be difficult to break out of our routines and engage in new, richer experiences.

In the dating and relationship world, it is common for women to stick with a specific type and not give a guy a chance if he falls out of this type.

Although it is important to be aware of your preferences and qualities in a man that are attractive to you, holding on to a specific type too rigidly has significant costs and may be a blockage to cultivating a rewarding relationship.

To learn more about the potential costs of dating in your comfort zone and five reasons to be more open to dating men who do not fit your specific type, click here to read my full article, written for, a leading online resource for dating and relationships, offering guidance by dating experts, how-to articles, reviews of the best dating sites and more.

To love and happiness,

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 relationship coaching services to individuals and couples in her Bethesda, Maryland office and over the phone.

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