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How To Successfully Network For Love During The Holidays

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How To Successfully Network For Love During The Holidays
Mick Lolekonda, Dating Coach For The Professional Woman, shares how to find love during the holidays

Considered the breakup season, the holiday season can also be the best time of the year to find love.

According to David McCandless, a British journalist, the first two weeks of December are peak times for breakups.

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However, this should be no reason to miss out on opportunities for a great love connection. There are 3 qualities that will enable you to quickly bounce back from a breakup, or meet quality candidates if you are a happy single. You must be prepared, pro-active and creative.

Before attending events with friends, ask them for insider information on single individuals they know might be there. Thanks to social platforms such as Facebook, it’s become easier to view the more personal side of people thanks to their public profiles. So take a look at their profile. This will make breaking the ice a breeze and they will certainly feel flattered that you made an effort in getting to know them.
You can go as far as asking your friend to make a Facebook friend suggestion, which you should immediately follow up with a message. One that could say: “Hi, our mutual friend friend’s name had some great things to say about you and mentioned you will attend the name of event on the date. I look forward to seeing you there.” That’s being pro-active.

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An alternative to going to an event is to simply host your own with single friends. This will increase your chances of meeting the right person for you by being in front of quality candidates. This type of outside-the-box thinking can lead to pleasant surprises. The soiree can be hosted anywhere including your own residence. After determining how many guest you wish to have, make it clear that hosts and their guests must invite single friends to the event.

The main benefit of having such a gathering is to be able to effectively grow your network of friends and pool of quality candidates. As a host, make sure to know who will be attending your soiree as to make everybody feel welcome and relaxed. Throughout the night, focus on making great connections, as opposed to looking to “seal the deal” that night. With this being said, here are a few pointers:

 

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