When finding someone to share the ups and downs of life, it is important to attract the right partner. If things didn’t work out in the last relationship it doesn’t mean you give up trying. It means you need to step out with a new game plan to attract them. Whether out of the game for a bit or just starting over, these four tips will get you on track to a happy, healthy relationship:

Step out with Positive Personal Image

If you aren’t happy with your personal image it may be time for an upgrade, of sorts. You could decide to go on a diet or start going to the gym, so you fit into those jeans you’ve been eyeing at the mall. You might even try cosmetic dentistry in the form of teeth whitening. If the first impression with a potential new partner is as vital as they imply, wouldn’t you help make that impression the best it can be? And if you feel better about making positive first impressions, your confidence gets a boost as well.

Boost Your Self-Confidence                                                  

Speaking of confidence, both men and women find confidence as a highly attractive feature in their potential mates. If a person exudes confidence, it shows a prospective partner they are sure of themselves and their actions. Insecurity can lead to downfall in many relationships. If you’ve already been burned in a relationship in the past, confidence most likely played a part in its unraveling, even if only a small one. So, when looking to attract the right person, make sure you are also showing them just how confident you are in yourself.

Push Yourself Away From Comfort

If you never get out of your comfort zone, you are going to keep attracting the same types of people you have attracted in the past. If you are looking for something different, you need to go to different places, you need to look the part you want to play in your own life, and you need to be the person that your ideal mate wants. Sometimes this means changing daily routines and meeting new people. Even if you don’t end up meeting that “right person” right away, you may still end up with the life you have wanted for a long time as well as meeting likeminded friends.

Know What You Want

The biggest tip to attracting the right person as a life partner is to know what you actually want, not only in the person but in the relationship. If you go into a relationship just to see where it leads, you will find disappointment. Through introspection, you can realize what will truly make you happy. Down to Earth talks with a potential partner before taking the leap to a relationship about what you each want will tell you both if your wants and needs are compatible. By knowing what you are looking for before putting yourself out there, you can save yourself a lot of headache and heartache.

Build your self-confidence, go get that positive personal image, and push yourself as far out of your comfort zone as you can. You’ll start attracting positivity with the right people in the form of friends and activities that will lead to attracting the right person for a relationship as well.

Author's Bio: 

Hannah Whittenly is a freelance writer and mother of two from Sacramento, CA. She enjoys kayaking and reading books by the lake.