Then look at that list and ask yourself how realistic it is.
Besides, a relationship founded on lies and/or insincerities will quickly crumble.
Or if you think you want to meet someone who’s highly educated with multiple degrees, is that as important as finding someone with one degree but amazing life experiences that have helped shape and educate him?
Make your list, and as you continue dating, tweak it to make it as clear and realistic as possible.
But how do you make the most of these chances to meet your perfect partner?
How can you ensure that a first date, good or bad, is a learning experience rather than a missed opportunity?