Getting into a Relationship

For many, Breaking the Cycle means getting out of the dating world. Don’t get us wrong. Dating is a lot of fun and is a great way to meet new people and explore the world and yourself.

But it’s normal after a while to want something deeper and that feels more “permanent.”

The resources provided here will help you navigate the dating world and make dating seem less like an endless cycle and more like an important step on your journey.

Meeting People and Getting “Out” There

Today, most of us are stretched thin between work, family, friends, and all the other stuff we have to do as “adults” that taking the time to go out and meet brand new people can be a tough sell.

Check out some of these resources designed around making it easier to meet more people:

The First Few Dates

During this phase, it’s important to be open minded and flexible, but it’s also key that you’re paying attention and being honest with yourself. Don’t let a desire to be in a relationship convince you something is wright that is actually wrong.

Here are some resources to help you gain awareness during this intitial phase of getting into a relationship:

Dating After a Breakup

If you’ve just gotten out of a relationship, it’s often very easy to see dating as a “cycle.” Breaking up is hard, but it happens for a reason and it’s rarely ever just one person’s fault.

Here are some resources to walk you through the process of leaving one relationship and getting into another:

Dating Advice and Tips

We all have our inner circles we go to for advice about dating. They’re great, sure. But if we depend too much on our friends and family, we risk getting to much similar advice, not to mention maybe invading their boundaries.

Here are some general dating tips we’ve gathered from a wide variety of sources:

Dating Violence

Dating violence is a real thing, and knowing about it, how to spot it, and what to do about it is important so we can fight it and keep people safe.