Finding a guy when you don't really go 'out'

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  1. AdrianneIsabel

    AdrianneIsabel Glutton for Crazy

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    Oh, I love sharing dog obsession. :) We share so much time together with our dogs, I wouldn't have it any other way.
     
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    skittledoo Crazy naked dog lady

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    Brittany, have you looked into Events and Adventures??? Not sure if its only VA or if MD is part of the area that Events and Adventures caters to. It's basically a singles thing. You sign up and they have a calendar full of events depending on your interests that you can attend. When I was looking into it years ago they had equestrian events, dog lovers events, wine tasting, bowling, rock climbing... Basically a ton of different hobby type stuff and there's no pressure that you HAVE to meet someone if you go, but its a great way to get to know guys with some similar interests.

    Eta: here's the link
    http://www.lotsofevents.com/
     
  3. Southpaw

    Southpaw orange iguanas.

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    Ya know I hear them advertise on the radio all the time but have never actually looked into it. Thanks for the reminder :p
     
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    Yup, although we tell people we "met through GSDs" lol and don't specify the online part ;) The timing and the breeds just worked. I wouldn't have Kastle if it weren't for Jason/Ike - he brought us together even though he wasn't even born yet. That's why he's in our engagement pics...at our old Schutzhund field haha

    Agreed.
     
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    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    Someone asked me out recently while I was walking Merlin lol seriously just walked up to say hi to the puppy and now we have a date..

    go walk your dog people lol
     
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    Southpaw orange iguanas.

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    Hahah you make it sound so easy!

    Of course, my dog is scared of people so it doesn't lead to much conversation when I have to warn them she's shy, and back away to keep distance :p

    So basically.... I just need to get a puppy. Problem solved.

    I wish cute guys in their 20s took yoga. Because I took my first class today and it was interesting enough to be something I might want to continue. But yeah all middle aged women. :p
     
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    That's right! I loved those engagement photos, they were perfect :)

    How do you think I finally got to know my neighbors? LOL Lived in the neighborhood for about 6 or 7 years without even knowing the people next door... then I got Trent and suddenly I'm saying "good morning" and chatting with everyone in the area.

    Trent IS a fantastic guy magnet when I'm out and about, though. I need to start walking routes outside of my own neighborhood!
     
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    Make sure your dogs aren't stranger assholes first... lmao
     
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    RedHotDobe aka RedHotBabe

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    We did chase him down in my car. And then I think we kind of stalked him online. Make sure you leave out that last part when trying to sell a car. :rofl1:

    I'll be down in Rockville two weekends from now.
     
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    I met Tim through Ryan and Lauren (well, actually just Ryan). He's a car guy, but he likes my animals!
     
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    *blackrose "I'm kupo for kupo nuts!"

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    Totally this.

    I met Mike when I was finally at the point in my life where I said, "Andrea, stop being so introverted. And stop worrying about finding a relationship. Just enjoy who you are, be comfortable with yourself, and have fun." Literally met Mike through a mutual friend a few weeks after and haven't looked back since. :)

    And, Mike's best friend got out of a bad relationship about a year or so ago and he's ready for another relationship...so if any of you single women have a love for anime, guns, airsoft, and online gaming and are in the midwest, I can recommend someone. LOL :p
     
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    Dogdragoness Happy Spring!!!!

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    Those "dating" sites Aren't really that bad, tho you have to pay monthly for most of them. Facebook is a good place to meet lots of nice people. Depending on where you are located I have a guy acquaintance (one of my friends on Facebook) who is pretty cute & single & around your age (he's 20) ... Just putting it out there if you are interested.

    In all seriousness tho enjoy being single, relationships are hard & there is a LOT of compromise involved when you are attached also a lot of sacrifice. Enjoy your freedom while you can
     
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    I met my SO through friends (actually through my Ex), so it just fell into place. Though my Ex was actively trying to introduce my SO and I to eachother.
    Most of my other Exes I met through friends, or friends of friends.
     
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    Dogdragoness Happy Spring!!!!

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    I didn't meet any of my Exes when I was "looking" either. In fact I still have offers & guys trying to flirt with me even though I am attached now (not being vain ... Just saying) but I make sure I let them know (in a nice way of course) that I have an OH.
     
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    noludoru Bored Now.

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    I did not stalk. Maybe you did. I just posted in the "spotted" threads and one of his friends gave him my info, and then I gave you each other's info. . . :D

    And I sold a car for my coworker with the line "get the one with the sports package. Sports packages get you chicks."

    "But. . . I'm already married."

    "Sports packages will get your wife chicks."

    Half the dealership died laughing.

    I will probably be in CO then if it's the weekend I think you're talking about. But I can come up there. If you don't mind me bringing Middie?
     

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