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Old 01-25-2009, 03:29 AM
 
Location: Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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I really want to know! Ever since I left college, it seems I am barely around new people at all, let alone females around my own age. Can anyone suggest to me types of places I can go to meet women in their 20s who may be willing to have a romantic encounter, or hopefully a meaningful relationship?
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Old 01-25-2009, 04:30 AM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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Church, volunteer organizations. Getting involved with a sport group or something in your community.
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Old 01-25-2009, 09:39 AM
 
Location: St. Augustine, FL. & Austin, TX.
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I'm kind of in that position, I'm a female though...

I'm 23, however I'm in college but I do online classes for flexibility of schedule. In my hobby/job it mainly consists of teenage girls, middle-aged women, and gay men. Many of the middle-aged women don't have children, or they do but they're extremely young. So, calling that 'slim pickings' is a bit of an under estimate!
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Old 01-25-2009, 09:47 AM
 
Location: los angeles, ca
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Join some type of club for young people. Or at work seems to be the best place. Don't go to work with the intentions of meeting a girl to hid on but with the intention of finding some good friends.
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Old 01-25-2009, 11:02 AM
 
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Ditto on the special interest clubs, for you'll already be with a like-minded person. Or take a special studies night course in something like cooking or photography. I did that once, and the female/male ratio was 3:1. It wasn't my motivation for taking the class, but I met a couple of great women when I did it.
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Old 01-25-2009, 12:12 PM
 
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Lots of places...shouldn't be a problem at all in your 20s -- LOL

Church groups (and they're not necessarily geeky, either), community service clubs, language classes at a CC at night, sports/hobby groups, alumni clubs for your school, at the fitness center you might attend, at the pool in your apartment complex during the summer, etc. etc.
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Old 01-25-2009, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Ocean Shores, WA
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...Can anyone suggest to me types of places I can go to meet women in their 20s who may be willing to have a romantic encounter...
What's your price range?
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Old 01-25-2009, 01:02 PM
 
Location: CA
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Almost anywhere...you just have to take the initiative, as the man. Whenever you see an apparently single woman alone or in a pair who isn't in a rush or deep in conversation with her friend, then it's probably okay to approach her.
Most people seem to date through "networking", or meeting people through friends/family or their job, but I know what it is like to have that as dead end...
I suggest thinking about what your interests are, what you'd like in a woman, and where you'd find a woman like that hanging out.
I could tell you what I like to do, as a single 20-something woman, but I may not be your kind (I'm not a lot of people's kind) and so that info wouldn't help much.
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Old 01-25-2009, 01:33 PM
 
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The key is to step outside your comfort zone. You cannot expect to meet new people if you keep bouncing around in the same places doing the same things over and over again, can you?
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Old 01-25-2009, 07:28 PM
 
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Depends what you want.

sex:
Bars that are near colleges.

Marriage/kids/relationship:
Church
volunteer places
clubs (hobby/school related)

Make sure you check out their myspace profile, you can learn a lot about a person directly or indirectly by reading their profile.
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