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.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.If you don’t have a dog, perhaps you can borrow one from a friend.If you have a grandchild, take them for a walk or buy them ice-cream at a local cafe. The most important dating guideline is to simply do things you love.
His assessment requires a fundamental shift in thinking – women must not be afraid to make the first move!In my recent interview with dating coach, David Wygant, he suggested that men are often the ones who lack confidence and suffer from fear of rejection.He says that older women have the power to make a connection that turns into a dating opportunity.Online dating fills a gap for women who are more uncomfortable meeting new people in person.There are lots of choices, like Match.com, where you can freely browse hundreds of profiles.Social media has opened wonderful doors of connection, so, don’t be afraid to look up a single high school friend and even consider attending your next reunion or class event.Use Linked In to casually say hi to interesting men you’ve met at events.When you sit down, don’t immediately pull out your mobile phone or book. When you are out with a dog or young child, there is a natural and comfortable energy about you.This weekend, grab your dog and visit your local park.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.