Most of us have put the singles scene behind us and have happily retired any and all pickup lines we may have once used such as gems like “Is that dress felt ? Would you like it to be.” or “Is there a mirror in your pants? Because I can see myself in them.”. Ahh, those were the days. But for those cherishing a monogamous or happily single lifestyle, the craft of the pick up is still alive and well in the days of parenthood.
When I first became a parent, I’d look around the playground trying to make eye contact with other caregivers out there. The bustling local park can be a eerily lonely place. Breaking the ice, just like at any mixer or crowded bar, is a challenge. Sometimes you just have to have a gimmick. Here’s a list of five pick up lines to aid you in getting that date, that play date that is. nggallery id=’123550′
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