Take this quiz to find out if you really suffer from dating anxiety.
1. It matters that my date approves of me.
B. Somewhat, but it’s no big deal.
C. I’m the one doing all the approving.
2. I’m intimated if I think my date is more attractive than me.
A. Who wouldn’t be?
B. I’m sure he finds me attractive too, which is why he’s asked me out, right?
C. Not at all, I have more self-confidence than that.
3. I’m often tongue-tied and don’t know what to say.
A. Yes, it takes me a while to get over my initial shyness.
B. Not unless he’s more talkative than I am.
C. I always know what to say.
4. I meet my date with a group of people to diffuse the pressure.
A. Doesn’t that make perfect sense?
B. That depends on the place and timing of the date?
C. No. One-on-one meetings are more interesting to learn about one another.
5. I get embarrassed very easily.
A. it doesn’t take much for me to turn red with embarrassment.
B. Unless, I’ve done something stupid, not really.
C. It takes a lot to embarrass me if at all that’s possible.
If you’ve answered mostly As, you’re definitely prone to dating anxiety. It isn’t a problem though since a lot of young Indians today fall into this category.
Perhaps you need to take a step back, breathe and tell yourself that it’s just a date, not a make-or-break deal and if it’s meant to work out, then it will.
You suffer from moderate dating anxiety, which may not be ideal, but it isn’t an entirely bad thing either.
While you’re not likely to beat yourself down about your date, you’re probably interested enough to make an effort, which is great.
You’re the epitome of dating confidence!
You’ve probably got a tonne of self-esteem, or are philosophical enough to enjoy the experience of going ton a date without worrying about judgement or outcome.
Also Read: What is Commitment Phobia and How to Overcome It?