Cupid's Pulse Article: Arie Luyendyk Jr. Is “Pissed” He’s Not the Next ‘Bachelor’Cupid's Pulse Article: Arie Luyendyk Jr. Is “Pissed” He’s Not the Next ‘Bachelor’

By Kaley Allard

Former Bachelorette contestant Arie Luyendyk Jr. will not be given another shot at relationships and love on The Bachelor Season 19, according to, and he’s not happy about it. A source recently said that  Luyendyk is “pissed” that he was not chosen. Luyendyk tweeted his dismay saying, “I’m not the Bachelor. Have fun on the farm people.” Hopefully Luyendyk’s poor attitude and angry social media posts do not affect this years Bachelor pick, Chris Soules.

Even for The Bachelor, finding relationships and love can be difficult. How can you branch out and find new ways of meeting a partner?

Cupid’s Advice: Trying to find ‘the one’ is by no means easy, and for the majority of us, it takes a lot of work. Spending your time trying to find a significant other can become tiresome and you may even feel defeated. Below are three seemingly easy ways to meet new people, and if you’re lucky one could end up being your soul mate:

1. Online dating websites: We have all seen commercials for couples who have found relationships and love on such sites as eHarmony and If you aren’t meeting people through friends, family or events, give online dating a try.

Related: Single in Stilettos Show: How to Be Successful In Online Dating

2.  Speed dating: The concept may seem ridiculous but speed dating is an effective and easy way to meet many new people all at once. While we aren’t saying that you will necessarily find ‘the one’ on your first round, you may if you give it a few more goes.

Related: The Dos and Don’ts to Speed Dating 

3. Blind dating: Everyone has heard the horrors of blind dating, like what the heck was my friend thinking? While you may not find your soul mate on your first date, you have the opportunity to meet new people and possibly make a friend along the way.

What are some effective ways that you have used to meet new people? Please share below!