If you’re tired of Tinder and fed up with Match.com, but you still want to find your soul mate, it might be time to change your strategy a bit. But if you aren’t relying so heavily on social media for meeting people, how can you find that one person that you a meant to spend the rest of your life with? Well, doing things that you love and enjoy is a great way to meet like-minded people that you could date. Read on to find out more.  

Music

Music is a great way of meeting someone that is likely to be on the same level of you. In particular, this is because of the emotion involved in music and lyrics. So you are likely to find someone that understands you on a deeper level if you are into the same sort of things.

One way of using this to your advantage when looking make a meaningful connection is to get involved in the gig scene in your town. This will provide you will top notch entertainment, as well as plenty of opportunities to go and meet new people that are on the same wavelength as you.

Another way of using music as part of your soul mate finding strategy is to dedicated yourself to playing an instrument. Now you might think,  hold a minute here, I want to be out meeting girls and not sitting in my room alone practicing!

But wait, haven’t you heard the old cliche that girls dig guys in bands? Well, it may be a cliche, but it’s true. A little musical talent can go a long way in getting you noticed by the opposite sex, with lead guitar players probably at the top of this pile.

So grabbing a guitar and starting to bang out a few chords to Wonderwall, doesn’t seem like such a bad idea now does it?

Of course, you will want to make sure that you get the right sort of guitar and this Yamaha FG700S review on Guitar Graph can help you pick.  

Remember too that you don’t have to buy the most expensive one that you come across when you first start out. But you can slowly build up your collection as you improve.

Sports

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Being involved in sporting events is another great way to meet like-minded ladies that could be a good match for you. This applies to both playing the sports and being a spectator.

Just think how much you will have to talk about if she supports the same baseball or football team as you? You will have ready made dates built in, where you can go and see your team at home and away, and you’ll probably never run out of things to talk about in game season either!

Of course, playing a similar sport or just being into fitness can bring people together as well. But unfortunately, In term of sports, there aren’t actually that many that men and women can play on in the same team.

But don’t let put you off bonding over sports, because the rules and skills involved are pretty similar. Even if you do play the same thing in gendered leagues.

Also, fitness, in general can be something that can bring you together as a couple. As some folks tend to be very focused on this and it ends up being a huge part of their day, every day!  

That means finding someone with the same dedication and obsession can give you some good common ground to bond over. Which can help to develop and strengthen your relationship. So make sure to look out for the girl that is pushing herself the hardest in the gym on your next visit.  

Food

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Being a foodie is a thing now. So that means you can legitimately meet and bond with people over the things to do with food, which is awesome! But instead of just hanging out at restaurants where people are already sat in their own groups, why not try attending some cooking classes?.

These are great  if you get a little nervous when you meet new people because you have a task to focus on and that takes up your concentration.

There are also a lot of chances to interact when you tastes each other’s creations, and there’s usually someone there to have a laugh with if your souffle look more like a pancake, and your gravy is sliceable!

You can even pick a different style of cuisine to learn, which is great if you have a penchant for French cuisine or baking. As you will meet plenty of other folks that feel the same, so you will have loads to talk about and bond over.

Plus if it’s really bad, and there’s just no one that you would consider dating in your class, you still get to make something yummy and then eat it when you get home, as a consolation prize! So not all is lost!

Blind dates

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Lastly, we urge you not to discount the pulling potential of blind dates. Yes, they may seem like your worst nightmare. But it’s not all Chuck Woolery, and those 80s style sets, anymore.

Think instead of something a bit more modern like The Bachelor. Where dating someone you have never met before might just lead to you to find the love of your life.

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The thing with blind dates is that you have to choose the person that is choosing the person to go on a date, carefully. Steer clear of your mom, who just wants you to meet and nice girl, and your mate Barry who thinks it’s hilarious to set you up with something that you wouldn’t go for in a million years.

Pick a close friend that knows you really well, and will genuinely help you find a meaningful relationship. Ask them to pick one of their close friend that they regard highly, and you may just be able to find someone that you just click with. That could go on to be your soul mate!