Clients who ask for -- and listen to -- the advice of wise, loving friends have more successful lives. Dating may be a lonely journey, but you don't have to take it alone. Having a dating buddy will definitely make it more fun.
It's easy to think that it's other people who are driving you crazy, but in reality, it's your reaction to other people that causes the angst. Sometimes we don't even need other people. We can work ourselves up into a lather over our own messes.