Beyer encourages women to "spend time alone getting to know yourself as a happy single woman." A happy woman comes across as confident, and that is a powerful magnet for men who are looking for long-term partnerships. Get good at handling rejection Page tells women "Here is the t-shirt you need to wear: 'Got Dumped' on the front and 'Got Lucky' on the back." Rejection is part of the cycle of finding 'the one'—and, after all, you're in it to win it.Being comfortable with rejection means you are willing to take more chances without fear of striking out."This isn't funersays "approach each date (and every time you are with a prospective or current love) as exciting potential."Get Smart! Give guys a chance Believe it or not they can be just as nervous about dating as you are. "A first date will always go better than you expect you take the pressure off yourself and the person you are with." advises Beyer.

The good news is changing your approach and attitude could turn out to have more benefits than just meeting Mr. Know what you want There's no need to keep a list as long as your arm by the bedside table but there are always a few factors which are nonnegotiable for most women.

If you want a guy taller than you, someone University educated or someone from a big family stick to those requirements. However, knowing what you want also means knowing who you are.

When a guy dates a girl to boost his own ego, while cheating on her or generally degrading her to break her down.

Often exemplified by pretty girl haters, athletes and frat boys.

Regardless of what type of dater you are – a non-dater or serial dater – if you hate to date, you are missing out on a major relationship learning experience.

From the point you email a person online or have a random conversation in a social setting, you have begun a relationship. When you refuse to date you are depriving yourself of an incredible growth opportunity.Dating can help you work out the kinks in your communication skills so that you are prepared for the real thing when it happens.You don’t want to go cold turkey into a dream relationship without a little preparatory practice.3. In any relationship, you have to give up control over what the other person feels whether you are dating for a few weeks or married for twenty years.After all, the only way is up and you may not be single for too much longer.Dating can be fun if you try to approach each encounter as an opportunity to get to know a new person rather than a try-out session for the man of your dreams.Set a schedule and stick to it Some women like to line up 2 or 3 dates each week for several weeks. Spira recommends women approach dating "as if you were looking for your dream job.