There a couple of things one can do to meet people, particularly if over 40. Eat out, grab coffee, and hang out at different places each week.
Go to any party you're invited to, join clubs with people who do what you like to do, volunteer, get involved socially. As a dating coach, I know that people resist it because they're scared to try something so unfamiliar to them.
If not, what exactly are we going to talk about for 12 weeks?
I tell each one the same exact thing: “If you’re dating a few men right now and can guarantee me that you’ll have at least one date a week for the duration of our time together, we can start coaching.
It’s about attracting men, understanding men, and making them want to stick around forever and ever. As to where you meet men, yes, there’s one place that’s more effective in making introductions than 100 visits to Whole Foods and Art History class combined.
So if it’s not already abundantly clear, dating advice is not about WHERE to meet men.
But it's like anything else – there's a way to do it successfully, and it's a great way to meet people you wouldn't normally meet.
Every day I get emails from women who want one-on-one dating coaching but don’t want to try online dating.Rather than dip your toe in the water and give up because you’re intimidated, I highly encourage you to check out Finding the One Online, in which I hold your hand through the entire online dating process, from getting over your fears, to choosing a website, to writing a profile, to flirting with men and so on.