Tweet If there was a way you could feel more in control of your dating situation would you try it? And what if this dating technique involved dating many at once to relieve the stress of the hunt while you wait to meet 'the one'. The term, coined by US relationship coach Rori Raye, basically entails dating at least three people at a time. But with the rising popularity of dating apps like Tinder and Bumble, you could be circular dating without even realising it.
In fact, eHarmony found singles are now dating an average of over six people at a time. Circular dating is no longer a strategy, but a way of life. Singles are less likely to leave meeting someone to chance encounters these days, and more likely to intentionally seek people out to date. Others are happy to settle for dating apps or websites.
My friend Jodie was in her late 30s when she decided to try circular dating with the specific purpose of finding herself a husband. Try these sensual, scientific dating tips to impress your next date. Dating became fun again. That was until Jodie began dating the guy who would become her husband. After a few dates, she knew it was time to put an end to circular dating for good. Another friend, Salma, agrees that circular dating can be fun but unlike Jodie she was never looking to settle down.
From a traditional Egyptian family, she resisted the pressure from her parents to marry young. I guess I also learned a lot about me. I certainly figured out what I wanted.
The benefits, she says, were, "there were so many free drinks! But more so, there was a wide gamut of people I met. I learned so much about so many different types of men. He is now her husband. Relationship therapist Isiah McKimmie says the practice of circular dating can definitely be beneficial. Undressed debuts Monday 16 January at 9: Undressed Reality dating, reality mating: Dating as a Muslim in Australia Navigating the dating game as a young Muslim in Australia can be hard, and hilarious.
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