3 Unconventional Ways To Mingle While You’re Single

3 Unconventional Ways To Mingle While You’re Single

By iDate Daily on March 5, 2014
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Sometimes it’s easy to feel like you’ve met all of the people you’re going to meet. Your dating life is stagnant, you’ve been on dating sites for so long that you notice any new additions to the pool, and you’re beginning to feel frustrated. Luckily, there are ways of reaching out, meeting someone new, and – possibly – finding who you’re looking for.

1. Set The Table

After decades of being seen as a fussy relic of the past, dinner clubs and dinner parties have come back into vogue. From the young and fashionable to the mature and elegant, singles are joining up with organizations like Table For Eight and Eight at Eight to enliven their social and dating lives. Sociable types will enjoy the camaraderie and bustling atmosphere, while introverts will appreciate that the size of the group (not too big, and not too small) takes the pressure off while still allowing for conversations among individuals. Not only will you meet fascinating people, but you might find you click over a more intimate dinner as well.

2. Cruise Into Romance

Singles holidays, particularly cruises, are a great way to release your fears and take the chance of meeting someone truly special. Not only are there plenty of activities and mixers so that the single sailors can mingle and get to know each other, but you have ready-made dates in the form of off-ship excitement and excursions. If you feel a bout of loneliness coming on, you’ll also be able to pamper yourself with the gorgeous views, a dip in the pool, or even a massage. Being single doesn’t mean you have to vacation alone; instead, you might possibly meet the person you’ll be going on your next romantic holiday with!

3. Put Yourself Out There

Beyond all the usual suggestions of museums, the gym, and other things you’re probably already doing, try stepping beyond your comfort zone. Look for flash mobs in your area, or sign up for that dancing class you’ve avoided because you didn’t have a partner to go with. For more of a guarantee that you’ll be meeting other eligible types, look into unique singles events like yoga for singles. Most cities will have a number of events like this, making sure you never have to go through a speed-dating session again.

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