If you love museums, look for special events that will draw a crowd.If you have a passion for books, go and browse the magazines and chat with the man next to you.
Another place to meet interesting men is the good old standby, the coffee shop. Sometimes just asking whether the chocolate muffins are any good is enough to start a great conversation. You’re not looking for the love of your life (although it would be nice to find him).
Many men come in every day to get their cup of chai or latte. Start a casual conversation with the man standing in line and smile! At this point, you’re just looking to make a friendly connection.
Other paid sites, like EHarmony.com, and Chemistry.com, ask you to take a personality test before they look for “matches” for you.
There are also faith-based sites like Christian and where members can write and respond to anyone.
Not only are there statistically fewer men, but the dynamic of human engagement, and style of personal connection, has changed dramatically since we were dating in our 20’s.
Also, a lifetime of love and loss has made many women distrustful and unwilling to get back into the dating game.
You will find out soon enough if they are married or committed, so, for now, just be friendly and see what happens.
Let single girlfriends know that you are actively looking for a relationship – maybe they know someone who is perfect for you!
Meeting people at the gym has a few build in advantages.
First, any single man that you do meet at the gym is more interested than the average person in staying in shape.
Online dating fills a gap for women who are more uncomfortable meeting new people in person.