Many people avoid asking friends to set them up for one simple reason: they’re afraid of coming off as desperate.
You may also want sign up for sites like Meet -- there are plenty of singles groups that meet up for fun group activities.
Admit it: you’re guilty of using your phone and headphones as a “do not disturb” sign when out in public, aren’t you?
Before you resign yourself to a life of singledom and begin hoarding baby ferrets, give these seven ideas a try.
You know that old coworker who’s always asking you to meet up for drinks? While it’s way easier to stay in with your friends Grub Hub and Netflix -- particularly after a long week -- it’s a bad habit to get into.
Tip: when you inevitably run into an old friend or coworker (you know you will), take the opportunity to hang out with their group.
The more people you meet, the better your chances of meeting other singles.
While having the ability to block out the outside world can be convenient in many scenarios, it also makes it incredibly difficult to approach you.
The next time you’re tempted to crawl into your own little bubble at a coffee shop or on the CTA, pull out a book instead.
In other words, Elite Singles can help connect you to the kind of Chicago singles you The millions who call Chicago home know one thing for certain: dating in the Windy City can be tough.