Recovery programs. Meetings aren't just for alcoholics anymore (although if you're one of those, we hear AA does have a singles scene). All across the country, people come together throughout their workweeks to vent about their gambling, food and spending addictions. Got $50,000 in student debt and no way to pay it off? There's a group for that. Did your mother stage-manage you through a child modeling career? There might even be a group for that. In any case, we don't recommend crashing a la Helena Bonham Carter in Fight Club, but there's always a category one might fit oneself into for the sake of finding like-minded souls. At least you won't be able to say your man doesn't know what you're going through... Sober Dating: How To Date Without Drinking
Running. This one never fails, in our experience. Picture this: You're running in place, waiting for the little orange hand to make way for the Go signal, and the good-looking barista from the coffee shop jogs up. We practically guarantee a positive reaction if you raise an eyebrow and say, "Race you to Java Jive."
Alaska. "If you're a single woman looking for a single man," one study reports, "Alaska is still a gold mine." When all else fails, head north to Alaska, where the rush is still on for oil millionaires, outdoorsmen and generally all-around great guys. Parking yourself on a street corner with a sign that says, "I'm single and looking for trouble" should do the trick.
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What are some other under-the-radar ways to meet eligible guys?