If you want to meet a man in these United States, you’ll likely need to make peace with his interest in the gridiron.
Many single men have dated the woman who hated football and made it an ugly issue in the relationship.
You’re next move: Choose a random Saturday or Sunday afternoon during the season and make your way to a book store, coffeehouse, or art museum.
Get tickets to the Sunday afternoon symphony with a girlfriend. Your best next move: Do a search in your area for sports bars. Don a jersey for your favorite team and go early on a Saturday or Sunday.
Arrive early and have dinner in a nearby restaurant or at the theater if that’s possible. If you’re feeling really bold, host an Anti-Superbowl Party and invite a wide range of people. If things look slow, identify the most interesting guy in the room and ask him to “…put his money where his mouth is.” The rest is up to you.
It has long been my hypothesis that in most long-term relationships football has some role.
Sure, there are times when both individuals hate it, avoid it, and are completely unaffected by it.
Football, love it or hate it, has become America’s pastime.
When you combine college football and the National Football League you have, by far, the most financially successful and viewed sporting activity in America.
“A man who watches a lot of football is a deal-breaker for me.” That way he’ll be forced to own up to how intense his interest is.
If you find that you don’t hate football, but do find it boring, confusing, or slow, that’s a good thing to confess early in a relationship.
One costly, but extremely fun, alternative is to find a wingman and buy two tickets to a game for your favorite team.
The pre-game tailgate is a collection of the most avid and friendly fans you’ll ever meet.
Most men can’t remember a time when they didn’t know what a cornerback is, making it hard for them to teach the game effectively, but your willingness to learn and his effort to show you the finer points of the game will bring you closer and make for some fun weekend afternoons. “Why don’t we get together and watch Monday Night Football?