" There are 124 million unmarried adults in the United States alone. Dog parks If you have a dog and he has a dog and your dogs like each other, you're halfway there! Networking events Just because it's about business doesn't mean you can't mix in some personal. Movie theaters If you are a solo moviegoer, you'll spot the other solo moviegoers. While there is no way to measure precisely how many of those are straight, romantically unattached men, it is safe to say there are many millions who fall into that category. Driving ranges Golf courses are a big investment of time and money. Language classes Asking an attractive guy to practice Spanish with you? Walking your dog (or him walking his) is another great way to meet men. Yoga studios Generally female-dominated, but that's precisely why some men take up yoga to begin with. Strike up a conversation while you're choosing your movie or buying your popcorn. Hotel bars/restaurants Maybe he's just visiting, but maybe not - and patrons tend to be chattier because there are so many solo diners. In fact, according to medscape.com, "cases of cancer doubled globally between 19, will double again by 2020, and will nearly triple by 2030, says the report.There were an estimated 12 million new cancer diagnoses..." Some cancers are a direct effect of lifestyle choices such as smoking, tanning or chewing tobacco, but many cases seem to come from nowhere at all.
I don't think this is retroactive so will probably only apply to new conversations.Celebrities such as the late Dana Reeve, for example, were diagnosed with lung cancer after having never smoked cigarettes.Whatever the cause, however, no one deserves this life-altering possibly fatal disease, and everyone who has been sadly diagnosed with it deserves a caring and friendly support network; which is why turned to other websites such as, cancer.gov, "..out of two men and women will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime." There are more than 30 types of cancer possible today, the most commonly diagnosed being, "...Also see: Be a Better Friend Not only do you have fewer opportunities to meet new people, but "there's also a little more resistance to forming new relationships later in life, and your skills can get a bit rusty," says Marla Paul, author of The Friendship Crisis: Finding, Making, and Keeping Friends When You're Not a Kid Anymore. So if watching Grey's Anatomy is the highlight of your week, or you find yourself enthusiastically chatting with telemarketers, you probably need to make some new connections. "Nobody wears a sign that says 'I'm looking for a friend,' but there are a lot of people out there in the same boat," Paul says. Accept invitations, even if you suspect it won't be the night of your life. If someone doesn't call you back immediately, don't assume they simply don't like you. Just getting out increases the chances of meeting new people — and friends are sometimes found in unlikely places. Check out continuing-education classes at your local college or university. Conversations with other dog walkers are guaranteed, and even people without pets will stop to say hello to Max, giving you the perfect opener.