As a 30-something relational therapist who is currently single and dating, I regularly read about relationships in books, research articles and blog posts.After selectively taking the advice I’ve come across, I came up with the following nine tips for surviving dating in your 30s. Waiting for everything to "fall into place."It can't. Stop thinking that when you finally get a promotion, Mr. Go against the grain; it might end up feeling right.2. How can you turn an awkward first date with the man of your dreams into the relationship you’ve dreamed of?
I am not telling you to exercise because I think you need to lose weight or change your body to find a mate. Date the less-than-dapper dude who might not be the best arm candy.Quite frankly, that applies to being in the relationship iself, too. Maybe it means you have to deal with his neat-freak tendencies, or perhaps you earn more than he does.I actually agree wholeheartedly with Brene Brown, author of “The Gifts of Imperfection” and “Daring Greatly,” that “you are worthy of love and belonging just as you are.” I’m telling you to exercise because it’s good for your body.Exercise causes your brain to release endorphins that make you feel good.Dating in your 30s might not sound like as much fun as it did in your 20s, but it certainly doesn’t have to be a chore.