She broke your heart—or at least your wallet. She broke up with you, and to be honest it took you by surprise. Maybe she’s delusional for thinking she can do better. Maybe she kept everything bottled up until she exploded in your face and stormed out. Whatever the story, you’ve got some ground to cover when it comes to getting back in the saddle. Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting over her and getting under someone else.
Refresh Your Image
Before you go hitting the town to find new ladies, you should boost your looks. It’s common for a relationship to relax you, so don’t feel bad about needed a fresh look. Spend a week using whitening strips to give your smile that extra glow, and then maybe spruce up your accessories. Good shoes and a nice belt will class up an outfit without you having to spend loads of cash on new shirts and slacks.
Head Out When You’re Feeling Good
No one wants to deal with a sad sack at the bar tonight. Skip out on town if you honestly know that you’re going to be bad company. Every time you go out with a long face and drag down the night, you’re conditioning yourself to fail. If you’re really not going to have a good time, don’t go.
Of course, this only works for so long. If your mood is on the bubble, head out and try to perk it up as quickly as you can. Exercise is a mood booster, so hit the dance floor before you start hitting on women. The endorphin rush could help you overcome your nerves as well. Just remember to keep things to the speed you can handle; sweating all over the woman you’re hitting on isn’t going to get you any points.
Take What You Can Get
It may be a blow to your ego, but settle for the rebound chick you can find. The pressure after a break up is to immediately go out and find someone hotter, funnier, and smarter than your ex. However, you’re coming out of a dry spell. Your game is rusty. If you want the best results you might have to lower your sights to get you mojo back. If it’s the end of the night, you might want to take home a 5 instead of an 8. You’ll have more fun with a girl who normally wouldn’t make the cut than you will by going home from the bar alone yet again. Once you’ve gotten back your confidence and your game, you can move up to the better prizes.