Here's a typical lesbian conundrum: You made a tight group of friends and you've dated most (if not all) of them. So where do you go to meet and mingle with new women?
Question I'm an attractive and successful single woman who enjoys a fulfilling life but am just missing that special guy to share my life. Over the years, I've pretty much gone about my life with the belief that when I least expect it, I'll meet my special guy. This hasn't quite worked yet - any suggestions? Answer Since I’m a professional matchmaker, you’ll likely not be surprised to hear that I’m an advocate of being proactive in your love life.
Find Love on Sadie Hawkins Day - A History Lesson Back on November 15, 1937 the comic strip Li'l Abner announced Sadie Hawkins Day. In this newspaper cartoon, Sadie's father was worried his daughter wouldn't find a husband, so the town held a race and any man Sadie caught had to agree to marry her. Since then this tradition has taken off.
Let me ask you a question: Do you want to go out on weekends to meet someone, but you don't want to do it alone so badly that you're willing to gather a group of your friends together whose personalities don't even mesh to do it? Doesn't it seem, though, like when you go out with all of your friends that you don’t ever seem to meet anybody? There’s a few reasons why.
It happens when you least expect it. That’s what they say anyway. But I was always expecting it. And it still happened for me. It didn’t happen how I expected it. I met my husband on the street. When I was single, I had opened a dating Café with the idea in mind that necessity is the mother of invention. I had imagined that the right guy would just walk through the doors one day. But it wasn’t happening. So I set out to look outside my Café and take matters into my own hands. I met my husband within 2 weeks of that.
Techies, film makers and music fanatics alike have flocked to Austin for the annual South by Southwest (SXWS) Film, Interactive and Music Festival. Take it from me, a twentysomething online editor: The streets are flooded with single geeky guys from all corners of country. If your type is nerdy like mine is, then you're in luck, but only if you know how turn networking events—full of freebies and free-flowing, high-proof beverages, in the case of SXSW—into the singles scene you're really after.
By Zoe Rogers Crazy for books and book clubs? You’re not alone! The popularity of book clubs is soaring. “The Encyclopedia of Community: From the Village to the Virtual World, notes that in 2003, a Google search for “book club” returned 424,000 hits; now it returns 40 million…”
While some still find the good old-fashioned meet-a-guy-in-a-bar method works wonders, lot's of tech-savvy singles are turning to online dating websites to find love. In fact, studies show that these days, more and more of us are browsing the web, instead of the bars, to find our next date (or hook-up). So Forbes and the dating website, OKCupid, teamed up to pinpoint the cities where single men and women have the most luck finding love on the web. To see if your hometown is an online dating hotspot (or if you should consider using a different man-trolling method), read on for the ten best cities for singles surfing the web.
Having a good conversation at a bar is like trying to solve a differential equation. There are so many variables: the atmosphere, the sound level, the person, not to mention the many no man's lands you can beach the conversation onto. It's no wonder that many of these interactions go bust. So while perfecting the casual, sexy bar chat is a fine science far too complicated to cover in just one blog post, we at Love Buzz can help get you started on the right track by answering the age-old question of, what went wrong with my conversation?
In a single woman's dating life, she reaches the point where bars, gyms, clubs—even online dating sites—have lost luster as a means of meeting a good guy. What then? We asked our male friends at Asylum to help solve this single-lady conundrum. Below, their list of six untapped locales for meeting men.
Online dating is haaaaaaaaard. But new research suggests that if you're not having any luck finding love on the Internet, you just aren't using the right words in your profile. Like "zombies" and "atheist"—apparently, just two of the "hot words" for today's single people.