I had to make sure people weren't going to pass out after donating blood by feeding them cookies and keeping them talking and awake.
I had to keep one very attractive donor chatting, and it turned out he lived in my building and we had a lot in common, and he asked me out later that week" —Susan, 24Volunteering is a great way to meet people because you already know you share a common interest (helping people!
Invite the cute guy from the mat next to you for a juice or a coffee after class, and discuss your, uh, favorite positions....
Take out your headphones and try talking to someone for a change....
At the Grocery Store"The line at Trader Joe's on Sunday night is always so long, so when I walk in I find the cutest guy and make a deal with him: We'll hold each other's places in line while the other shops.
Get outside of your comfort zone by joining different communities and spending time with people who aren't necessarily in your regular cast of friends.
Go to the art gallery with your coworker and the free concert with your sister and her friends.2.
If you like sports, spend time at tailgates or treat yourself to tickets for a big game.
Don't force yourself out of your element for the sake of meeting a partner, though.), which offers a built in icebreaker for striking up conversation.Check out this list of organizations looking for volunteers all over the US for inspiration....Afterward, hightail it to the nearest coffee shop for hot chocolate and a recap of your favorite exhibits.The best way to meet new people without having to swipe right is to accept every invitation you receive, says Spira.At a Work Happy Hour"Work happy hours are the absolute best for meeting guys.