"The clearer you get on what priorities and qualities in a partner are most important to you, the more you can hone in on where to show up and do some scouting." The next time your friend invites you over, say yes and follow through.
"The best thing about saying 'yes' to these invites is you get to meet common friends," Schweyer says.
"Riding an elevator, taking a carpool Uber, going to jury duty, sitting in traffic, or simply being in line at a store can work, if you know how to work it." Whether you're looking for love online or off, being good at flirting really starts with confidence. If you have that, then you're already one step in the right direction.
You can even ask your friend to make introductions. But the more you do it, the more comfortable you'll be.
One of the best things to do if you're looking to flirt and meet someone to possibly date, is create a list of places where your dream partner would spend time.
If you're looking for someone who's compatible with your lifestyle, chances are, this dream person has similar interests and hangs around the same places as you.
It's why classes or workshops you take are great places to meet people.
"I'll never give someone the five best spots to meet singles in your city, because we're all looking for different things," Rose says.