It is free and quick. Some forums can only be seen by registered members. I live in a neighborhood where most folks are retired or are my age and have kids. You're not alone My fiancee and I both 28 have many acquaintances, but none are really friends like we have back home in FL. I'm sure it just takes time we've been in NC for almost 2 years to make the kind of connection we have with our friends from out of state. I'm "friendly" with my neighbors and coworkers, but it's not like I'd hang out with them.
It is simply more challenging to find friends as you get older and when you move to a new place. Hi, I moved here seven months ago and have yet to make any friends. Don't give up!!! View detailed profile Advanced or search site with. Keep trying meetup. Exchanged phone s do not always get any. I have tried Meetup. View detailed profile Advanced or search site with Search Forums Advanced. I met so many people that way. Search this Thread Advanced Search. Look for people who moved here FROM where you moved from.
View detailed profiles of: Raleigh, North Carolina. I met some incredible people who have moved into Brentwood recently who are volunteering for the neighborhood. Btw, the social clubs in the area are 'hit-or-miss'. I agree about Meetup -- just keep looking and trying different groups to find the right groups. User Name.
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I am 25 and have been having the same problem. But two of my best friends in this area are guys I just met at Durham Bulls games. I'd be your friend if divorce wouldn't be the result! Not much diversity. And friends I had.
Raleigh, Durham: fit in, chapel, home. My hobby has different aspects that allow different kinds of activities: monthly meetings, day trips, overnight trips, technical discussions, parties, etc. I am actually going to a Zumba class and hope to meet some people there. There are volunteer opportunities everywhere. I've ed several social sports leagues and have met many cool people--there are also times when they're not too cool IMO. I concur on the volunteering thing I don't know what you're interested in, but the SPCA and other animal groups are ain constant need of volunteers, and also, the local theatre groups here are places I've met sc of folks you don't have to be a performer--in fact they need people building sets, sewing costumes, running lights, sound, ushering, etc all the time and they always go out for a beer afterwards ing a community chorus or orchestra if you're musical is another excellent Raleigh North Carolina NC meeting people to meet people pretty quickly.
Again, if you can't find what you want, start your own group. The friends that I've made here are because I ed a social club related to my hobby. Green Irish Eyes. Being from Boston, I have attended some Pats and Triangle Red Sox Nation events to enjoy a bit of what we left behind, but have not made or sought actual "friends" from those pools of folks, just the sense of belonging.
I've been doing a lot of volunteering and met some nice people, but I would call them acquaintances and not friends. Last ». Location: Raleigh, NC 43 posts, readtimes Reputation: Singles here seem to be very focused on becoming "un-single" rather than just being able to enjoy single life while it lasts What is the best way to just make some good single friends so I have some people to go out to dinner with, go on trips, etc. You know that the other students in your class will share your interest in the subject, and you might find that you have other common interests as well.
There are many times I would truly envy the single life again to be able to focus on stuff I used to enjoy.
Where to meet people in raleigh
Let me know if you have any luck! I know it's tough. Don't feel bad that you feel like you have to make a real effort. I'm a 33 yr old single female with no kids and sometimes feel like I am surrounded by families or people looking to start families. Go to the local cafes and stores. But focus on hobbies you have instead of anything labeled 'singles' You will find all kinds of people when you start ing those Also, get out in your neighborhood, wherever it is.
I've always liked to strike up conversations with total strangers regarding mutual interests like gardening at Logan's Nursery, or a wine store, or even Wal-Mart, just because that's what my personality is like. It helps if you like beer. It seems like Raleigh has a reasonable amount of things to do, but it gets boring doing everything alone. I am married, but married people want friends too! Also, I don't really feel like I fit in with the "single scene" as I don't like bars and clubs that much especially alone! Outside of Meetup, I've looked for information about classes at some of the local schools.
The only problem is that we're all white males. Check around farmer's markets and places like Hillsborough and Chapel Hill in areas relating to your interests. I don't go to church and I've found it a little hard to meet new people. There does need to be a two-way agreement that a connection was made. I love my husband, but I miss my girls nights! Cary, North Carolina. If you have interests like history, fishing, tea rooms, it's all out there for you.
I've been here almost a year and have some mixed .
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How & where to meet people in raleigh, and start making friends
I would suggest to keep trying with Meetup. If you can't find anything that interests you, start a project dear to your heart and invite others to volunteer. Includes singles. In other words, if nothing is happening, make something happen. Durham, North Carolina. I have to take a 8 hour trip home to get my girl fix in, it is not always fee-sable. How do you make friends here? Also, is there a pool in your neighborhood? Additional giveaways are planned. It's not you.
Search Forums Advanced. Maybe volunteering as an usher at some of the local performances might be a way to meet people. We're a family of 4 now and that's what drives the lifestyle, but I know the world would still turn if I was single again.
Most of my friends I had from years ago, and it IS hard to make new friends in this fast-paced, largely selfish time we live in. That's how I met the few people that I do consider friends. Go to the local coffee shop. Remember Me. Advanced Search. I don't even go to a lot of the groups I ed up for. However, we're much happier now that we've moved out of the burbs and into downtown. Go to Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick!
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Take a community education-type class or two! Apt complex pool? Detailed information about all U. Posting Quick Reply - Please Wait. And meeting people le to meeting more people! Keep doing it and you'll start to meet your neighbors.