Shannon is back with All the Single Ladies. She’s single, fabulous and back to rant about dating in the desert. Find her column here each month.
When a singleton complains she’s not meeting any “decent” guys, her friends, family and co-workers will no doubtedly respond with…“you just need to get out more.” Sure, get out more. And where, you ask? You’re likely to be referred to the following places where you will surely meet the potential soulmates I regularly come across:
1. The Grocery Store
I typically grocery shop on my way home from work, on an early Sunday morning or at 10:00 pm when I just realized I’m out of cat food and paper towels. What gentlemanly gems have I come across during my late night supply runs? First, I always see “Mr. I Eat All Frozen Dinners and Snacks Outta Plastic Bags.” Unfortunately, I too eat frozen dinners because I hate cooking and cleaning for just me, so we would be a match made in nutrition hell. Or, I spy outta my eye “Mr. I’m Wearing What I Wore to Play Basketball in and am Picking Up a 12-pack of Bud and Lighter Fluid.” He just screams culturally stimulating to me. Not that I don’t enjoy a good chargrilled burger every now and then. And then, there’s always a creepy guy that spends way too much time deciding which brand of toilet paper to buy, or which Costco-sized lotion is more moisturizing. Cree-py! »READ MORE