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Thousands of girls living in London will find the friends, travel companions, business connections and housemates that can help them feel more at home. Together, we will tackle the loneliness and isolation that is growing over the city by curating a community that fully represents all London Girls. One of the most isolating factors of living in London is that you can live and work far away from the people and places that you know in the city. In some ways, it's amazing to live in such a vast city, but the reality can be very different: travelling is expensive, the commute takes longer and it can be hard to find the chunk of time you need to just have a cuppa with someone. Whether you've lived in the city your whole life, moved here a few years back or just got the keys to your London pad yesterday, London Girl can be the guide you need to embrace life in the way that you really want to.
How to Find a Girlfriend in London
Please refresh the page and retry. G one are the days when you married your neighbour, settled down with the first love of your life, or resorted to the lonely hearts column. Blending my own limited and highly dubious experiences, those of my friends, as well as a total stranger I approached in a cafe in between attempts to pick up women, of course , here's a rundown of nine of the best places to meet women— or crash and burn trying.
Given the unwritten British rule that forbids anyone to utter a word on public transport, you have to play this one right. After some serious eye contact, I once gave a business card to a French girl during rush hour. When she emailed me later in the morning, I replied: "Were you the one on the Central line or Piccadilly line? Before I knew it, there were ooh-la-las aplenty. Night buses are also prime chat-up territory — along with flying or travelling by train, if you strike gold with your seat number.
Just don't be the snake on the plane. Everyone pretends they're beavering away on something important, but in reality, most library-goers spend their days lusting after all the unexpectedly hot people they encounter rifling through ancient manuscripts. The good news is that practically no one acts on their feelings — so provided you have some good lines and a certain charm, you should at least get a coffee out of your endeavours. I once got a date — coffee followed by something stronger — after catching a girl's eye at a water cooler in the British Library, and then leaving her a note with my number while she was dozing at her desk.
But beware — I know women who have been turned off by persistent library philanderers, including a chap who offered chocolates with the ominous line, "I've written a poem about you". Extra-curricular classes are a dating bonanza. Unless you've signed up for a haberdashery workshop without any real desire to knit your mum a nice scarf, then you already know that you have a hobby in common.
Although competition will be scarce, talent will help your game. Try something on, then ask that cute shopper nearby what she thinks. You'll be able to gauge whether or not there's an attraction on her part by the way she answers.
Reversing the roles is even better: a well-placed, sincere compliment could provide the spontaneous spark that makes her day and paves the way for romance. Waiting at the traffic lights could provide the ideal opportunity to break the ice. After all, you've already got something in common.
For more serious cyclists, amateur races — or cyclosportives — are a potential goldmine. A friend of mine even met his girlfriend while competing in a triathlon and they fell head over handlebars in love. Coffee shops are hubs for young professionals with alternative careers working remotely while drinking copious cappuccinos and appreciating the view.
Plonk yourself down in a cafe with your laptop for a morning and you'll witness a steady stream of ladies walk through the door. Striking up conversations will be easily, especially with a strategically placed book on your table to draw her in make sure you've read it, mind. It's not just the fellow customers who could catch your eye.
Keep on returning to the same haunt because of a certain cute barista and she may get the message: a writer friend of mine did just that and was soon rewarded with a phone number written across his bill.
And that was merely the first chapter of the story There's no denying that mixed doubles is an ace way of meeting someone with no strings attached — just ask Woody Allen, who wrote a film about it Match Point. When my friend Hugo moved to the Netherlands he knew few people, so he joined his local tennis club as a way to keep fit and improve his social life.
Seeing that all of Hugo's previous girlfriends have known how to handle a racket, I'm sure he had another motive too. Either way, it paid off: his fast serve caught the eye of a certain young Dutch lady; after a period of, ahem, courting, it's now love.
Man's best friend can also be his best wingman. A leash in your hand instantly elevates you to Ryan Gosling levels. This became clear when I looked after my friend's dog for mere minutes while she did her groceries. Usually, the only person I'd attract outside a supermarket would be the local Big Issue peddler. But with Rex I became instantaneously a magnet in a metaphorical bed of iron filings. Sure, all eyes were initially on the hound, but once he did his business I suddenly became the more appealing package.
In East London regular pheromone parties take place for those eager to sniff out a new lover. The concept is quite simple: wear a T-shirt in bed for three nights, then seal it in a freezer bag.
The numbered bags — pink for girls, blue for boys — are opened at the party and if someone likes your smell then you're allowed to approach them. Of course, no one's stopping you dabbling some of your aftershave on a clean T-shirt with, say, a dash of lavender and, perhaps, chocolate. That should ensure a raft of dates.
Alternatively, rub your garment over a cute and clean puppy — girls do love dogs, after all Other possibilities : playground for single mothers , godmothers, aunties and au pairs , supper clubs take a punt and go alone , fun places parks, bar games, concerts , volunteering everyone likes a philanthropist , job interview the role may not be for you but that doesn't stop you asking for feedback over a coffee , funerals the film Wedding Crashers rather takes the biscuit, but there's certainly scope in being a shoulder to cry on.
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Please refresh the page and retry. G one are the days when you married your neighbour, settled down with the first love of your life, or resorted to the lonely hearts column. Blending my own limited and highly dubious experiences, those of my friends, as well as a total stranger I approached in a cafe in between attempts to pick up women, of course , here's a rundown of nine of the best places to meet women— or crash and burn trying. Given the unwritten British rule that forbids anyone to utter a word on public transport, you have to play this one right.
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