We’ve all read articles or heard about the supposedly great places to meet men – places like the gym, the supermarket, the dog park, and of course the age old meeting place, the bar. In my dating days, if I saw one of these lists with something on there I hadn’t tried yet I immediately made plans to try it the next chance I got.
I remember when I first heard that the grocery store was a great place to meet men. What did I do? I headed for the grocery store. During the hours of 7-9pm. Because that was when they (whoever that particular they authority happened to be at the time) said was the most likely time to meet single men in grocery stores.
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And then the stores must have caught wind of it, too, because many of those stores jumped on the bandwagon and started hosting singles nights (and many still do).
Because isn’t that what it’s all about? Improving your odds, getting out there where the men are, where the ratio of single men to single women is in your favor?
Well, yes and no. While all of these places can be a good place to meet men, and I’ve known people who’ve met their perfect match in all of those listed above, there’s really only ONE place to meet your perfect match, the guy of your dreams, the one.
Here: Anyplace that men like to go to that you also like to go to.
I know, it sounds so simple. But why don’t we do this?
Well, it’s not always as easy as it sounds. On the one hand, we know there are certain places that are known to have a favorable number of single men. Like sports bars, nightclubs, or any of the stereotypical places where men tend to gather with their buddies to grab a few drinks while checking out us ladies. Then there are places like Best Buy or the Apple Store. Or stock car races. And if you go to these places, chances are there will be plenty of single men to meet. But the question is, do you want to meet these men?
I mean, think about it. If you really aren’t that interested in sports, are you really going to be happy with a guy that’s glued to the TV every Sunday or whenever his team (or for many guys, any team) is playing? If you don’t even own a TV, will you be compatible with the guy who has to have every latest electronic gadget? The same goes for the speedway – need I say more?