Actress Jennifer Aniston has reportedly been enjoying some perks from her guest appearance on gal pal Courteney Cox’s TV series Cougar Town.  Recently, Aniston enjoyed a long candlelit dinner with fellow Cougar Town actor Josh Hopkins, according to People.  “She seemed very excited about her date,” said an eyewitness.  “She and Josh sat at a more private table and they seemed to get along great…there was a flirty energy between them, and Jen looked very happy.”How do you stay optimistic in the dating world?

Cupid’s Advice:

In today’s fast-paced bustling world, the prospects of cultivating a new relationship can be hard to handle.  Cupid has a few suggestions on how to stay strong with a single status:

1. Remember Carrie: When single and in doubt, just remember one of womankind’s most beloved protagonists, Carrie Bradshaw of Sex and the City.  Never forget that there is something captivating about a strong, confident and independent woman.  If you can rock your single status, chances are you won’t be unattached for long.

2. Put yourself out there: Being a single lady in the tumultuous sea can be intimidating.  Be brave.  The more you explore and let yourself be open to experiencing new things, the more fun the dating world will be.

3. Your man is out there somewhere: Don’t let the single life get you down.  Remember that there are thousands of potential partners out there, and being single is just another way of saying you’re waiting for the right one.  Don’t settle just so you can change your relationship status on Facebook.  With patience and confidence, the perfect person will undoubtedly come along.