However, we say back off, naysayers, because long distance relationships certainly can work and can sometimes even be better than your average relationship.
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Read article in full Dating should be, and probably largely will be, a fun and positive experience, but like every situation in life it has a flipside, and that is the possibility of getting rejected.
How much being rejected hurts will depend on the amount you've invested in the relationship: being turned down for a second date will smart a little, whereas being dumped after several months of seeing each other will take a lot longer to recover from.
However, there are some things you can do to lessen the upset of being rejected and keep making the most of dating. Read article in full It's natural to be nervous when you're going on a date, especially if it's a first date.
Even the most relaxed chatterbox is likely to feel tongue-tied when meeting someone new, especially when there's the added element of figuring out if there's a spark between you or not.