Real world dating
Back when I used to drink like every day was my last day on earth, I was one of a dozen regulars at a couple bars, and it was a great way to meet people.
There’s something about being a fixture in someplace you’re comfortable (that isn’t your home) that gives you the confidence to talk to people.
Remember how it was so easy to meet people when you were in school? So maybe being set up by your Aunt Edie is going to result in you being bored, because Aunt Edie never really understood you.
But if a friend wants to set you up on a date, DO IT.
As a person who loves dogs more than humans, I’m not suggesting that dogs are some sort of accessory.
It’s amazing how many times my dog, Hubbell, has been a conversation starter.
Expanding our social circle, or at the very least, keeping it intact, is very important when you're trying to meet someone.
If the Instagram account Hot Dudes Reading has taught us anything, it’s that the subway is an oyster of attractive people who may be your ideal match.
Yes, randoms who think it’s OK to talk to you when you’re clearly deep into tweeting something about your coffee can be really annoying, but sometimes when you give strangers the opportunity to talk to you, they can actually be cool.
(But you’ve seen hundreds of rom-coms, so you know that.)Of course, you need to be safe and should never feel harassed— but sometimes, rape culture has made us believe we're always in danger, when in reality, we might actually sometimes enjoy the thrill of talking to a stranger.
Even if you haven’t been in school in years, you can always learn something new.