Singles Night at the Local Bookstore Coffee Bar Sometimes You Can Tell a Book by Its Cover

Bookstores and libraries aren't just for eggheads anymore. (Not that there's anything wrong with being an egghead; in fact, it's become rather stylish.) In case you haven't been in one of the big superstores lately, take a trip to one near you. No doubt you'll notice a significant number of interesting people hanging around, looking altogether literary.

You might even notice that the bookstore has lots of couches clustered around coffee tables, or, for that matter, that there is a painfully trendy coffee shop right there in the store. Why do you think they put all that stuff around? So people who were so devoted to their reading could have a place to nap or something to sustain them during their quest for knowledge? Nope. These little touches were added because people like you enjoy hanging around bookstores looking for people who are interesting (or at least attractive). So go back to the bookstore, grab yourself a cup of the latte du jour, and keep your eyes open this time. While you're at it, buy a few more copies of this book for your friends. My publisher will love you for it.

Ask the Love Coach

Bookstores are more than just a place to hang out. Many bookstores, big and i m&Jt alike, play host to all sorts of organized event, such as singles get-togethers, poetry and short story readings of new and popular author, open-mike nights for local, budding talent, book clubs, and discussion groups. These events are a good place for you to meet people with similar interests. This is also a great place to practice a little self-confidence boosting. Get up there at one of the open-mike nights and read a poem or story you wrote. Get involved in a discussion group about a book you just read and share your thoughts with others. Whatever it is, along with impressing yourself, you just may impress someone else!

Ask the Love Coach

Bookstores are more than just a place to hang out. Many bookstores, big and i m&Jt alike, play host to all sorts of organized event, such as singles get-togethers, poetry and short story readings of new and popular author, open-mike nights for local, budding talent, book clubs, and discussion groups. These events are a good place for you to meet people with similar interests. This is also a great place to practice a little self-confidence boosting. Get up there at one of the open-mike nights and read a poem or story you wrote. Get involved in a discussion group about a book you just read and share your thoughts with others. Whatever it is, along with impressing yourself, you just may impress someone else!

No Matter How Weird It Is, There's Bound to Be a Group for It

Heart Brakes

Play it safe if you're putting up a flyer in a public venue, and don't post your home address. Arrange to meet in a public place, away from your residence or work. Just as you'd do with a singles ad, get to know the people you're attracting before opening your door—and your life—to them.

Heart Brakes

Play it safe if you're putting up a flyer in a public venue, and don't post your home address. Arrange to meet in a public place, away from your residence or work. Just as you'd do with a singles ad, get to know the people you're attracting before opening your door—and your life—to them.

No matter how obscure your interests, you may rest assured that there is an organization out there to fit it. Into Peruvian llama herding? Collecting stamps from countries that don't exist anymore? Or how about a '76 Pinto collectors' club? You can bet that such a group exists somewhere. And if it doesn't, you can start your own.

There are a number of ways to find listings for groups that cater to your interests—event listings in your local newspaper, announcements on radio stations, or flyers posted on bulletin boards in the places you frequent (such as bookstores). And if you simply can't find anything, post your own flyers to see if anyone is interested in starting a group.

Religious Groups: Who's There to Pray and Who's There to Prey?

In the last 2.Q yean, there hat beer tremendous growth in the number and type of recovery groups. While many people attend these groups purely to improve their lives or ease their pain, some people see these meetings as a target-rich environment. where they can find vulnerable people on which to prey. If one of these groups has a special appeal for you, then by all meani, check it out But be on the wary side toward any romantic dalliances

In the last 2.Q yean, there hat beer tremendous growth in the number and type of recovery groups. While many people attend these groups purely to improve their lives or ease their pain, some people see these meetings as a target-rich environment. where they can find vulnerable people on which to prey. If one of these groups has a special appeal for you, then by all meani, check it out But be on the wary side toward any romantic dalliances

Before you start rolling your eyes and putting the book down, I need to tell you that church isn't the way you probably remember it from your childhood. Forget the fried chicken and potato salad, forget the hokey attempts to make gospel psalms sound like rock-and-roll, forget those dweeby church camp songs ("If you're happy and you know it, kum ba ya!"). Nope, churches have seen the light, so to speak, and many have responded by incorporating programs that actually are fun. Most churches, synagogues, and general places of community worship have what they call a singles ministry that, thankfully, doesn't go overboard on the ministry part. It's not unusual to have singles gatherings at museums and theaters, and even the occasional happy-hour get-together. Some even plan weekend outings at nearby tourist attractions, and a few really spirited ones put together singles cruises and international vacation packages.

If you really want the fried chicken and potato salad, I'm certain you'll be able to find it out there, but if you are game, you'll find a lot more, as well.

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