Day 14: Open The Door For Someone

Day 14: Open The Door For Someone

“If you want to meet people in the real world, go to where the single people all are,” The Dating Guru James Preece, dating coach and relationship expert, tells Bustle. Think about all the things you do when you have a little time to fill on your own. Great places are coffee shops, gyms, museums and my personal favorite, bookstores. Once you look around, you’ll realize how many people are out there just waiting for you to say hello to them! The world is full of instant icebreakers. Just ask them what book they are reading, what they are drinking or how their day is going. If they are free, interested and single then they’ll want to chat back.”

Day 12: Email 20 Friends

If you want to meet your friends’ friends, just ask. “Send an email to at least 20 people you know and ask them to set you up with a friend of the appropriate gender(s) who is single and looking,” Pella Weisman, dating coach and Licensed ily Therapist, tells Bustle. “Give them a brief outline of who you are and what you’re looking for (this is not your extensive wish list, just 2-3 top criteria) so they can forward the email along. Make sure to include a recent head shot and offer ‘amnesty’. (Tell them you promise you won’t be mad if you’re not into the person or if they break your heart down the road). You can even offer prizes for a successful match (e.g. Read More