From Paris to Atlanta with Malice: I Choose YOU!
"So, I typed a text to a girl I used to see/Sayin' that I chose this cutie pie with whom I wanna be...." André 3000 made a choice of with whom he wanted to be in his opening verse of Int'l Players Anthem. How many of us are choosing what we want versus going with what is right in front of us, what is within reach, what is easy, or what appears to yield results with the least amount of effort or risk...to our egos? Rejection is REAL and it cuts like a knife. No judgments here for not wanting to deal with it. But during the events of this episode, I learn to face it head-on. The ability to choose is a powerful asset to have in your dating/love and happiness toolkit. In this episode, I share why it is of the utmost importance that YOU choose at every stage of the dating experience, most importantly, the beginning; what happens when you don't; and a simple mindset shift that will help you leverage your past setbacks, failures, and pain to propel you forward through any challenge that comes your way. After all, what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger. ------------------------ If you enjoyed the episode: Please subscribe and recommend this podcast to two people (2) who you think will enjoy it. Did I mention subscribing? Subscribe and never miss an episode. If you listen on Spotify, just hit the “Follow” button. Please, follow the Dating After Divorce music playlist to follow all the tunes that influenced my life while I was going through it: https://epayne.me/playlist (https://epayne.me/playlist) Read my article, Dating In My Forties, over at Medium for free as a Friend of the Dating After Divorce Survival Guide. https://medium.com/@ericpayne/dating-in-my-forties-8f232355a5b9?source=friends_link&sk=e5df440030606ccda8da81e56ea52f27 (Read the article here.) ------------------------- If you're new to this podcast: Thank you for visiting and I hope you'll stay awhile! The best place to begin here is all the way that the beginning, https://www.datingafterdivorce.guide/episode/divorce-marriage-red-flags-in-a-relationship (Season One, Episode One). That way you won't feel the way I do when I get to a party a little later and everyone else is already dancing. Resources from the Episode : You are Beautiful, Inside & Out and You are NOT Your Past and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise: https://epayne.me/podmerch (https://epayne.me/podmerch) Sign up for episode recaps from me, dating Q&As, access to exclusive merch, and more: http://patreon.com/ericpayne (http://patreon.com/ericpayne) Get control of YOUR time. It’s your most precious asset: https://epayne.me/self-care (https://epayne.me/self-care) Episode 6 is coming soon! Support this podcast