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I found myself keeping my digits private instead of harmlessly giving out my phone to those who I was the tiniest bit attracted to. After months of doting on a relationship, I needed a break, mentally and emotionally. The first year after the split, I tried to gently ease myself back into the dating world that I was so reluctant to reenter with a few casual meetups for drinks.
I figured the commitment to go out was the first step to developing a normal dating life away from the confines of my apartment that I had gotten so used to. From there, it was just a whole lot of me time, clearing my head from all the stress and anxiety that oftentimes was caused by those I was dating. Work and self-care became my new focus, formulating a steady fitness routine that worked well for me and a work-personal life balance that I was proud of.
I became proud to tell people that I was single. It felt freeing and exhilarating. Not knowing who I was going to spend the rest of my life with made me excited for what was to come instead of scared and afraid of the unknown. I would not have found this independence and thirst for life if I did not take this much-needed break from my search for love.
If I knew it would feel this good, I would have done it sooner. Nearly a year after my dating hiatus, I am contemplating getting back into the dating game because I can finally say I feel ready. Learn more about Thought Catalog and our writers on our about . You may unsubscribe at any time. By Courtney Ciandella Updated July 6, Brooke Cagle. About the author Dream in a way that no one would ever expect came from your soul articles from Courtney on Thought Catalog. Dating Single. More From Thought Catalog. How To Survive A Breakup. Get our newsletter every Friday! You're in! See you Friday. Follow Thought Catalog.Taking dating hiatus
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