The bygone year – 2020, was quite an unbearable one. The pandemic caused numerous changes in our lives and caused quite a stir in our dating lives. Those who were looking for serious relationships found a roadblock in the form of this pandemic. The very ground that dating works on is people get to meet in social settings, spend time with each other and then take things forward. There are a lot of meetings, whereas this pandemic stopped people from going outside and all the public places were locked down. However, 2020 is gone and 2021 is here. The vaccines have been developed and things are improving. So, if you want to meet the one, here are some tips to find a partner for serious relationship.
The best places to look around for a prospective life partner could be your immediate surroundings. Be it the neighborhood or the local park where you go running. You may not need to go far looking for a prospect. You may even find that special someone in your friend circle. The pandemic and lockdown have pushed many singles to realize that they don’t want to be alone forever. So, there could be more who would be willing to find partnerships this year.
Sign up online
Online or app-based dating has really picked up speed during the pandemic lockdown. As people were prevented from meeting socially, many found a way to chat or even sext online! Many signed up on digital platforms for dating as they spent time indoors. If you want to try something at first, sign up for a free online dating site. A lot of countries still have restrictions, so going on to an app may be a very good idea to find that special person.
Have phone conversations
If you don’t prefer chats or online messages, then a good option is to have phone conversations. Talking to another person gives you a good idea about him or her. The way they talk, express themselves and talk about others can give you a very good idea about their manners, background and personalities. With online chats, it is difficult to decipher the other parties’ emotions through voice, so a phone conversation is a nice place to start.
Meet at safe places
You may also choose to meet the other person at a safe place that follows the pandemic guidelines. Many public places like cafes or restaurants have opened and they are strictly following the rules. This includes sanitizer stations, social distancing practices and use of masks. A well-ventilated café, with tables placed at a proper distance can be a good starting point. Don masks and you could try meeting at such a place or even an open park to see the person in real. Meeting up physically is necessary to find a partner for serious relationship.
Testing for intimacy
Now some of you would want to get intimate before deciding on one person to settle as a serious partner. Although this may be a little risky at this time, but there are people who are going to great lengths to achieve this. One sure shot way to be safe while being intimate is to get tested. Once you know you both are not infected, then you can get intimate.