Dating a man in his 40s
2) Go Clubbing: Want to meet an endless supply of fit, financially comfortable, educated men? Trust me, men go crazy for a woman who can swing a crooked stick.
And once you start, you might just find you’re as addicted to golfing as the guys are.
So where do you go to meet these wonderful, enlightened, , minimally damaged men and women?
Finding love after forty is not the same as finding love at twenty.
Weekend conferences are best if you’re hoping to meet other people, because they offer more chances to socialize than daylong seminars provide.
If the conference feels too pricey, contact the organization or speaker and see if there’s a way you can work at the event in exchange for free admission.
(Check out Senior Corps for volunteer groups for senior singles.) The best part of meeting people through volunteer work?
You help make the world a better place and meet a lot of like-minded eligibles.
Plus, it won’t be blatantly obvious that you’re flirting up a storm, because it’s your job to be charming and nice.
(Hey, there’s no reason to put your nest egg in jeopardy just to have a fancy night out on the town.
And be careful when you get there — one wild night with an auction paddle could have you eating cat food in your eighties.) The secret to attending all the biggest charity benefits in your city? Volunteers generally eat for free, and you can go out on the town for as many nights as your closet will allow.
Sure, it feels true when you’re sitting across the table from your blind date — a guy who wears black socks with sandals and whines about how his seventh divorce really was all his wife’s fault, because frankly, in his opinion, all women are inherently evil gold diggers or both.
But there are a lot of decent men and women who are single and looking for someone to love: maybe they made a few mistakes in their first marriage; maybe they’ve never been married; maybe the spouse they loved has passed away.