Once upon a time, I had a pretty traditional life: a husband, two beautiful children, a dog and a suburban house with a white picket fence -- until I was blindsided with divorce.I suddenly found myself a single mom trying to uncover who I was again separate from my husband and was catapulted back into this thing called "dating." I had a closet full of oversized black "mommy" tops, a bunch of nursing bras and neutral-colored Birkenstock sandals. More importantly, I wasn't feeling attractive and I didn't know how to give signals that I was even interested in men.In dating, this becomes an acute issue due to having to put ourselves well outside our comfort zone.We wish to retreat into our shell and protect ourselves rather than take on the 'dangers' of opening up to a stranger.posted this fascinating comment in regards to my post, The Confidence Myth.His major point is that telling someone to “be confident” is a waste of time. I don’t like advice that doesn’t have a practical strategy.And the inevitable result of all this would beâ¦ You guessed it! So the next time you feel like telling someone to be confident, just throw them a dime instead. In fact, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in the last few years.All of a sudden, everyone’s talking about confidence.
And as a millionaire, I’d probably have a lot of women throwing themselves at me and a lot of men respecting & admiring me.
The last date I remembered having was going to a toga fraternity party with my college boyfriend. I didn't know if I would ever get my groove back and feel like a sexy, charming and dateable woman again.
This is where my journey began and it's why I'm so passionate about helping men and women rediscover who they are, gain confidence and attract love.
Shyness takes on many forms, from not being able to ask someone on a date, to not being able to accept.
We may find it hard to talk about ourselves or to talk to others.