Posts Tagged ‘small talk’

Conversations with bartenders

November 11, 2011

When I spoke to a group of women yesterday, one of the many questions they had about dating was – what could they start doing on their own (in other words “by themselves,” without taking along one or more girlfriends).

We talked a bit about what they have doing by themselves, such as going to the movies alone and out to dinner alone (most bring a book). I pointed out that neither of these help them practice talking to other people (and men specifically).

A suggestion I mentioned (that everyone liked and said they could do) was this – go to a restaurant that also has a bar/nightclub (or just go to just a bar/nightclub), sit at the bar, and talk to the bartender