WALKING AND FINDING TRUE LOVE – IT CAN BE DONE!
by Gary Morgenstein, author of How to Find a Woman…Or Not
In my new dating and relationship book How to Find a Woman…Or Not, I propose that all the world’s a singles bar and that you can meet your soul mate anywhere, from the gym, Laundromat, grocery store – even walking down the street.
Yes, the streets. Women walk, so do you. Ergo, you can meet her. Abandon the notion that you need a drink in your hand or an online dating account to meet someone.
When looking at a woman, it’s best if you don’t stare directly at her cleavage, however tempting. Drooling accompanied by a slack-jawed expression won’t get you far, either. Hand gestures are out, easily misunderstood as obscene (women have witchly powers which enable them to read our minds).
No thumb’s up, guys. Saunter casually, as if you have something important to do which would happily include them, but won’t hang yourself if they ignore you.
Some women you don’t bother on the streets:
- Married women (this book is about finding a relationship, not breaking up someone else’s)
- Women jogging (you think they’re going to break training for the marathon to smile at you?)
- Women carried on a stretcher into a waiting ambulance (stomach wounds are not conducive to exchanging business cards)
Not that I discourage meeting women in hospitals. If they’re on a gurney in an emergency room, you’ll have to do all the talking; it’s also difficult to assess whether their shrieks of pain should be interpreted as encouragement.
Then again, they might promise anything if you get them a shot of morphine. And if you grab them just before anesthesia sets in, they’ll probably have little memory of anything particularly stupid you might’ve said.
Gary Morgenstein’s novels include Loving Rabbi Thalia Kleinman, about a divorced man who falls in love with a beautiful woman rabbi; Jesse’s Girl, a powerful story about a father’s search for his adopted teenage son, and Take Me Out to the Ballgame, a political baseball thriller, as well as the baseball Rocky The Man Who Wanted to Play Center Field for the New York Yankees. His prophetic play Ponzi Man played to sell-out crowds at the New York Fringe Festival. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, surrounded by lots of books and rock and roll CDs.