Likewise, if you have a negative attitude, this might lead you to be impatient with your partner or lose your temper during minor disagreements. In other words, when you have negative thought patterns, you may be less able to resolve common conflicts that come up in dating relationships, including differences in opinion, jealousy and scheduling conflicts. If you find that you are attracting negative dating partners or have difficulty keeping a partner because of your attitude, take time to examine both your beliefs and your behaviors. Your attitude may push people in your life away from you while consequently preventing others from wanting to get close to you. They may feel they must walk on eggshells around you to prevent an argument. Take Ownership The events that take place in a relationship, both good and bad, are the result of a combination of interactions between you and your significant other. If you believe that you will never find a girlfriend, this may weigh on your self-esteem.