Four Ways To Up Your Holiday Dating Game
Check out these holiday dating tips.
If you find yourself single, like me, this holiday season but looking for someone to cuddle up with for the remainder of this winter (also, like me !), then you had better get to work!
Below, I share 5 surefire ways to get a date before 2011 comes to a close. And just how do I know these methods work? Some I don’t, but I’m willing to test them out because a trusted source offered the suggestion; the rest I can attest to. And I most certainly will let you know how it all goes. So, for anyone who doesn’t have dates lined up at the door, try at least one of these activities and report back. I’m willing to bet that if you try them all, you’ll end up with enough on your roster to last you through the summer.
1. ‘Tis the Season. All those holiday party invites that you usually ignore, this time—Don’t! Make sure to RSVP for every single one and hit up as many as you can looking your absolute best. A while back, a friend of mine dreaded going out in a snowstorm for a Xmas gathering but got over herself, got cute and went along anyway. To her surprise she met a really cute friend of a friend and they ended up dating for 2 years. So, this season, not only am I hitting all the holiday soirees, I’m even throwing one of my own. I’ll let you know how it turns out.
2. Spruce Up Your Online Dating Profile. Now that you’ve hit at least one holiday party, upload the new photos (from the early part of your evening of course) as evidence of your fun-loving personality and how well you clean-up. I just read in the December issue of Cosmopolitan magazine that you up your chances of being seen by more potential mates by regularly updating your profile. Also, if you’re traveling for the holidays, make sure to expand your location to include your temporary digs. This will let local cuties know you’re in town.
3. Put it in the Universe. I met T.I. at a party once and he told me, “a closed mouth don’t get fed and a closed book don’t get read…” in other words, you won’t ever get what you want if you don’t speak up. So, if you’re traveling to your hometown, make sure to let your friends know that you want to go on a date while you’re there. Get the spouses and significant others involved too—ask them if they have any single friends that might be a good match for you. And don’t think about it seeming desperate, a majority of couples meet through mutual acquaintances.
4. Say Yes. You meet a guy or girl with serious boo potential but you know you’re heading back home in just a few days, so you never call or you don’t even give up the number because, what’s the point, right? Wrong. Schedule a quick meet-up, invite him/her out with your friends or hit up a movie. Don’t discount a long-distance romance—you never know.
If you've got any tips of your own or if you've tried any of the above tactics, please share in the comments section below. You can never have enough tools in your arsenal.