Whether you participate in the host committee for an upcoming fundraising event, volunteer a few times a month at a local nonprofit or for an event like the Chicago Marathon, volunteering will provide you with plenty of opportunities to meet like-minded people.Best part: if you don’t meet the man/woman of your dreams, you’ll still walk away feeling good.Tip: when you inevitably run into an old friend or coworker (you know you will), take the opportunity to hang out with their group.
Many people avoid asking friends to set them up for one simple reason: they’re afraid of coming off as desperate.
While you probably won’t want to make a public plea for help via Facebook, it can’t hurt to reach out to a married friend for help, as their spouse will likely have a handful of single friends they may be willing to set you up with.
About half (49%) had been on no more than one date in the previous three months.
These findings emerge from a national survey conducted last fall by the Pew Internet & American Life Project looking at the place of online dating in the larger picture of relationships in America.
The survey found that dating in America is, indeed, affected by online matchmaking activity.