You find yourself on a beach relaxing for the holiday. All of a sudden the tall, dark, and handsome man of your dream approaches. Before you know it, you find yourself in a holiday romance. In the movies the men of these holiday flings typically turn into Prince Charming and the couple walks off into the sunset hand in hand. However, in the real world we sometimes find that Mr. tall, dark, and handsome, is actually Mr. jobless, taken, or unappealing.
If you are relaxing beachside and see the man of your dreams approaching, you may want to evaluate if Mr. Right is really all wrong. Here are a few do’s and don’ts to keep in mind when you find yourself on the verge of a holiday fling.
Holiday flings typically turn out to be nothing more than just that: a fling. Knowing that the fling may not last, going into it can help curb your expectations. Just enjoy the fling and keep your feelings under control. The best part of going into the fling with low expectations is that if it works out you are going to be ecstatic, but if it doesn’t you will just know you are in the same boat as many other ladies before you.
Know What You Want
Make your intentions clear from the start. If you don’t want to take your relationship to the bedroom be sure to let him know from the start. If you are just out to have a little fun, let him know that as well. This will keep some awkward situations from arising and can keep from ruining your relaxing holiday.
Don’t “Fall In Love” Instantly
You have been sitting on the beach all day drinking boatloads of margaritas and all of a sudden the man of your dreams appears in the sunset. You immediately fall in love and know that “this is the one”. Don’t be fooled into a margarita induced haze. You don’t want to say “I love you” too soon, and you certainly don’t want to get emotionally involved before the margaritas have worn off.
Brush Up On The Safe Sex Habits
Now there is really no shame in heading off on your holiday with some holiday adventures in mind; particularly those adventures with that ‘holiday someone’ in bed. However, be sure to brush up on your safe sex practices. You want to come back from your holiday rejuvenated not with a new medical condition.
Know When to Say No
There are some men you may want to keep an eye out for when on your holiday. Using common sense on holiday can always help. If you wouldn’t fall for that cheesy pickup line at home, don’t fall for it on holiday either.
Most importantly have fun! Holidays are for relaxing, kicking back, and enjoying yourself. If you can have fun and have a fling, then go for it. If a fling will cause more stress, I say leave the guys at the bar.
Holiday flings can be fun and can lead to lifelong romance, but knowing your own limits and the do’s and don’ts of a holiday fling can keep your holiday from taking a turn for the worse. Enjoy yourself and know that if it does work out, you won’t be the first (or last) woman to have a holiday fling that didn’t last!
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