How to Take Advantage of Spring to Find Someone Special

A couple in love sitting in the spring time grass.

The thing that’s great about having different seasons is that there’s something new to look forward to with each one. No matter where you live, spring always brings about a positive attitude. Nature is back in bloom and the human soul is ready for new opportunities in both life and love. Now is the perfect time to prepare new ways and get new ideas that will help you meet the right one for you.

Why? Because in the spring, love is in the air! People are in better moods and are ready to meet that special someone. As the new season begins, so will many new loves. What steps will you take to make meeting new people a reality? After a long winter of sitting at home and hibernating, and maybe even feeling sorry for yourself, spring is here to lift your spirits. But only if you let it. Being optimistic and setting goals for your dating life as the new season begins can help you find what you’re looking for. Here are a few ways you can take advantage of the season:

Get a new outlook.
Sometimes we get the winter blues and our attitudes can become negative as a result. There’s no better time than spring to shake off that doom and gloom and refresh your outlook on life in an optimistic way. People can sense your vibe when you have a positive attitude and outlook, and the same goes for a negative one. If you’re serious about meeting someone, now’s the time to give off that positive aura.

Get back outdoors.
Spring fever is on its way! Now is the time to start your outdoor activities, get in shape, and get those endorphins raging. Instead of doing your workout inside the gym, why not go outside and hike, bike, or start taking golf lessons? Conduct research in your local paper or online for weekend festivals and fairs outdoors—you never know who will be standing next to you eating a hotdog and having a beer. The parks are starting to get swamped with people walking their dogs as well as people strolling outside enjoying the weather—you never know who will be sitting on the bench when you stop to take a rest.

Don’t be a serial site surfer.
If you’re that person who would rather date online, that’s fine. However, go out and actually meet the people who you’re talking to on the site instead of becoming the stay-at-home serial site surfer. Too many people spend their time on online dating sites but never actually go out to meet their potential matches. I often hear people say, “Oh, I’m not going to meet him because I didn’t like his picture but I liked his profile.” If you actually meet in person, you might be pleasantly surprised. Maybe that person’s picture didn’t do them justice, but in person they are just what you’re looking for. We know how important attraction and chemistry is, but a great personality can win you over and a lot of chemistry happens in person, not between you and a static photo. You’re never going to find the one if you don’t put in the effort to go meet people. If you really want something, you have to put your all into getting it.

Spring is a season of rebirth. Start anew this season, by allowing good things to happen and enjoying all the opportunities that await you. Who knows, by summer you might be sipping a margarita with a new love.

Tonia DeCosimo

Author on Dating and Relationships

Tonia, a successful entrepreneur, received her B.S. degree in Elementary Education and English from Manhattan College. Her career path, however, took her into the fields of marketing, publishing, and sales consulting in which she has worked successfully for the past 25 years. During that time, she has built and managed several companies including her own.

When she’s not busy building her career or dishing out dating advice, Tonia is the proud step-mom of two teenagers, resides on Long Island with her husband.

To read more of Tonia’s work and learn about her book Single and Not Settling, visit toniadecosimo.com or follower her on Twitter at @ToniaDeCosimo.

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