Look at our list of romantic dates to take yourself on, and remember: no matter who you meet or don't meet, you're one hot date.
Shelve the roses and chocolate, and bust out your smartphone—if you haven’t already that is.
(Of course, this doesn’t mean they’re all single.) Next time you see a hot person reading a book you love, consider striking up a conversation with them about it.
Making eyes at the cutie across from you the whole ride? For starters, you’re giving back, and secondly, you’re putting yourself in a group of likeminded individuals who, like you, are obviously saints.
Remember how it was so easy to meet people when you were in school? So maybe being set up by your Aunt Edie is going to result in you being bored, because Aunt Edie never really understood you.
But if a friend wants to set you up on a date, DO IT.
Find your favorite cafe, bar, bookstore, restaurant, or place to listen to live music and see how it feels to become a regular.
(But you’ve seen hundreds of rom-coms, so you know that.)Of course, you need to be safe and should never feel harassed— but sometimes, rape culture has made us believe we're always in danger, when in reality, we might actually sometimes enjoy the thrill of talking to a stranger.
Expanding our social circle, or at the very least, keeping it intact, is very important when you're trying to meet someone.
If the Instagram account Hot Dudes Reading has taught us anything, it’s that the subway is an oyster of attractive people who may be your ideal match.
That right there is opening you up to meeting new people.
It’s amazing how many times my dog, Hubbell, has been a conversation starter.