How can I find a partner suitable for dating?

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Last Updated: 10/04/2016 at 10:02am
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BigBearBaltimore
January 22nd, 2015 8:36pm
Like the Lottery, your number may come up and then again, it may not. Be secure in yourself, enjoy life, your activities, sports you like. Use friends and acquaintances. Do not settle for second best because you will live to regret it. Look to your local gay center for social activities outside the bar scene; try a gay campground or gay bowling league, a chorus or your local gay friendly church.... to coin an old phrase: we are everywhere!
OakShield15215
February 17th, 2015 1:38pm
You look. Or you wait. Maybe go on tumblr, search up something you're attracted to . Then start off with who you find attractive, go on their blog look at their interests. Do you have something in common? Start up a conversation, and go from there.
catsforever
April 16th, 2015 8:56pm
Listen to both your heart and your head! Do you have something in common that you can connect with? Does anything negative stick out about them? Make sure you listen to yourself, only you know the person for you!
Emily619
August 1st, 2015 11:00pm
You can find a partner suitable for dating by finding the right people. Look in the right spots, and be sure you ease into dating. Become friends, and from there it should be alright.
greenJOHN1971
November 25th, 2015 7:55pm
What qualities are you looking for in a partner? I would start by making a list of the things you would like. Then put this list in the order of importance to you. Because realistically, you may never find someone that will meet all the requirements that you may come up with. Then decide how you are going to find this person, a dating app? Community hikes? Museums? Church? Music Festivals? Volunteer work? The world is a big place so be on the lookout for the top qualities on your list.
adaptiveVoice33
February 22nd, 2016 1:21am
The best way to find people you will connect with is to go out and do things you enjoy, because odds are other people at those places will have things in common with you!
Greatlistener87
April 5th, 2016 8:33am
It depends on your taste. But when you meet someone that is suitable you yourself would know and you will see that that person is suitable for u.
invisiblepeanut
August 1st, 2016 11:14pm
There are so many different ways to find someone suitable for you. I personally met my girlfriend online, but I've previously dated people from school and other activities. You just have to put yourself out there a bit. It'll happen when you least expect it.
RainyIcicle16
August 8th, 2016 2:21am
Many times love finds us, not the other way around. You find what you're looking for when you stop searching for it. Love also can't be forced. Step outside your comfort zone but don't make finding a partner your priority. Often times you'll find that what you're seeking will come to you with patience.
AmandaAbroad
October 4th, 2016 10:02am
Join social groups that have a focus you feel passionately about, anything from hiking to animal rescue to religion. Successful couples have interests and beliefs that align. Don't rush into relationships if you want to build something that lasts. It's easy to become infatuated and put blinders on when you first "fall" for someone.