Dating in your late twenties

"It's not until later in life that they realize what an opportunity it is to be surrounded by such a big pool of qualified suitors." When you're surrounded by fewer potential partners, it's important to be more aware of the opportunities you do have to meet men.

" –Valeria Marquez, Facebook "Be okay with being by yourself.You'll enjoy it so much more when you add someone meaningful to your life and even when things don't work out, you'll still have that joy of being with yourself." – Danit Ehrlich, Facebook "Don't change who you are for ANYONE! You might start making more money, but it will all go towards weddings. And when you do, it will almost always be for investment pieces. Or TJ Maxx, because if we're being realistic here, you're poor as f*ck thanks to all of those weddings. Crew, and/or Anthro if you feelin' wealthy all the time. When you go out, you often feel like the oldest person at the bar. Can anyone cheer me up with stories about meeting their SOs in their late 20s/early 30s?

I want someone to share my life with, but he has to be the right person.That means the majority of ladies are out finding "the one" long after the frat party is over.and Alisa Ruby Bash, a marriage and family therapist, about the best ways to meet men in your post-college years. "Most women tend not to find their future husbands in college anymore," explains Bash."There is no specific timeline that you have to achieve any specific milestone.Some of your friends are going to get married and start having babies early. If you're not one of the first to achieve either or both of those milestones (if that's what you want), it's okay. It's better to be single than stuck with the wrong person." –Jen Stone, Facebook "Focus on yourself, your goals, and with time, the right one will come around.You feel as though there is no time to hang out with even your closest friends now, so you split your limited free time amongst a true few.