Therefore, most players play the bulk of their volume during these peak game times.
Unfortunately, it's likely that this is the time of days when a partner is going to be free and, therefore, going to want to spend time with you.
Live players struggle most with this (since their games often start in the evenings.
It's an easy way to filter out people that aren't very open-minded, which will probably lead to dates with better, more compatible matches.
Even if your partner's particularly compassionate, understanding, or just generally good at cheering you up, it's unfair to let them take the brunt of your downswings.
Aside from being a huge turn-off, this negativity is going to take its toll on your partner, which is sure to impact both of your overall happiness eventually too. Being stoic and maintaining a positive approach to running bad is a great way to stay on top of your game. Let's face it, one of the best things about being a poker pro is the freedom that comes with it.
#lifehack Soul-crushing downswings are an unavoidable part of playing poker, but, if not tackled properly, they can devastate your dating game too.
Like most destructive things, negativity is both toxic and contagious.