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She’s single (and terrified to mingle on Tinder), so feel free to send her your nice male friends via Twitter: @Chicagoista.
If you find yourself on the market in your 40s, wading into the app-dating world can feel daunting.
Start off small: ask a doorman how his day is going, chat with your waitress, or make polite conversation with someone in the elevator.
Over time, you’ll get more comfortable with talking to strangers, making it easier for you to chat up potential mates.
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.
According to organizers, over 100 couples have gotten married after meeting at the World’s Largest Block Party.
While the event’s matchmaking potential may be as exaggerated as its “world’s largest” moniker, we have to admit that street festivals great opportunity to meet new people.
Admit it: you’re guilty of using your phone and headphones as a “do not disturb” sign when out in public, aren’t you?
(Hey, to echo Lloyd Christmas, there’s referred to it as the “Soho House of dating apps”—but if you can manage to get an invite, we say go for it.
The app traffics mainly in creative types and anything ultra status-y: celebrities, people who work in the media, athletes, and even reality TV contestants.
One caveat: be sure you know their spouse and trust their judgement, otherwise you may find yourself on a blind date with the world’s oldest frat bro or a crazed cat lady in the making.
Lisa Chatroop is editor of Chicago-based lifestyle blog Daily