Singles are becoming more and more resilient and finding love. Going through traditional dating services, online dating services or friends... continue reading
Singles are becoming more and more resilient and finding love. Going through traditional dating services, online dating services or friends are the primary means of finding a date fast. I
f you don’t feel comfortable with these means of getting a potential date, there are things that you can do in order to meet people in your area without having to reduce yourself to being set up by a friend or website. Here are a few methods of finding single people in your area.
Trivia nights are a big draw for singles and couples. Look through your local publications or through local websites in order to find out which bars and restaurants are having trivia nights throughout the week. Trivia nights are basically designed to allow teams to compete against each other through various aspects of trivia questions. Go to the trivia night and look for a friendly group of people that are assembling themselves as a team.
Tell them that your group of friends were not able to make it and that you need a team. More than likely they will welcome you with open arms and you can get to know them. You don’t have to be great at trivia in order to participate in these events. However, knowing different aspects of trivia can help you and your team win throughout the night.
Join A Sports Team
Sports teams tend to have a lot of singles. Whether you played basketball in college, tennis in high school or you were the captain of your intramural kickball team, joining a sports team is one of the best ways to meet other people in your area and find a potential date. Even if there are no single people on your team, everybody has friends and they might be able to set you up with someone nice.
As with trivia, you don’t have to be that great at a sport in order to join the team. Most adult leagues are more interested in having fun than winning. It is recommended to join a sports team where you have a little bit of experience so that you’re not the oddball who doesn’t even know the rules or regulations. You should be able to find sports teams within your area through local websites.
Clubs are another great way to meet singles in your area. Do you have a green thumb? Do you know the ins and outs of the hiking trails around your area? Joining a club can easily put you in touch with single people in your area that have the same common interests. Local clubs are also notorious for having monthly or weekly events as well as their meetings. Being a member of a club can take your mind off of being single while also giving you a fun way to spend time with people who share your passion.
Websites like Meetup.com specialize in connecting people with common interests to form groups for events and get-togethers in your area. Remember that clubs might have monthly or yearly dues in order to sustain themselves so you should be financially prepared for this. Talk to the different club members to find out who is seeing somebody and who is not. If you meet somebody that you like, feel free to ask him or her out on a date.
Although this is one of the most obvious choices you can make, an event that is especially designed for single people can take some of the pressures off of knowing whether or people are attached. There are different singles events in your area through speed dating, Internet meet ups or business based promotions. Some businesses that specialize in people, such as bars or restaurants, will have singles nights during certain hours. For instance a bar might run a singles event from 5 PM to 7 PM.
One of the best things about these events is the fact that if you get there and you do not see anybody that you like you can pretend you are not even attending the event. However, meeting some of the people within the group is a great way to make new friends and find a potential date. Events for single people usually render people who have just moved to the area, people that work from home and normal people who may just be a little shy and have trouble finding somebody to date. Choose a couple of single events throughout the month and attend them accordingly. You never know who you might meet until you follow through.