Wouldn't it be great if you could get your soulmate delivered to your front door   just like a pizza?

Unfortunately, that's not how it works--You have to find that ideal person yourself   and that can be difficult--So here's some advice on dating, and what to beware of, from Web MD Health.
Danger #1: Don't be blinded by chemistry. You're looking for magnetism, someone you're physically attracted to--But don't let the "love bug" mesmerize you to the point of overlooking important character issues.
Danger #2: Don't get cynical. It's true that dating can be discouraging. But it's all down to odds. The more frogs you kiss, the more likely you are to find a prince. But if you have a long list of criteria that you always stick to, you're setting yourself up for disappointment. The love experts say to look beyond the artificial things you think you want   like if you only date blondes, 120 pounds and under. You're missing out on a lot of great people, one of whom might be perfect for you   even though they're brunette and 125 pounds.
And finally, sometimes dating involves real physical danger. So here are some tips to keep safe:
  • Do not accept any drink, alcoholic or not, from anyone you don't know.
  • If you're in an unfamiliar setting, don't drink from punch bowls or pitchers.
  • And if you're on a blind date, meet at a public place and make sure your friends and family know where you are and who you're with.
Bottom line? Be open and enthusiastic about dating, but make sure you keep your wits about you.

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