They are not hiding, but they are certainly are not going to come knocking on your door. Interesting men are out in the world doing interesting things, not waiting patiently for you to appear in their lives. So, the secret is to do those things that you love, knowing that the men you will meet there at a minimum like doing what you do. Failing that direct approach, here are a few other ideas for finding these mysterious older men.
The good news is, there are lots of single men over 60 who are just like single women — they are experiencing the same feelings and worries that we are — they might be recently divorced, feeling lonely, fearing rejection, feeling insecure, and trying to navigate the dating world again.
One of the best places to meet a good man is to go where he is doing what he loves. For example, sign up for a book club, wine club, yoga class, outdoors adventure club, movie club, or join a church or spirituality group or political activism group. Or volunteer in your community for a favorite cause. Often the best way to meet new friends is to start by sharing a common interest and learning from each other. Who knows, it might just lead to some romance!
So go do some traveling yourself, and you can meet them on trains and planes and at airports and train stations. I met my husband on a train — true story. You might strike up a conversation that leads to something more. Work Your Network of Family and Friends You already have a natural built-in network of dozens or hundreds of family and friends — and all of them know older men who you might not have met yet. Why not reach out to the people you like and trust, and let them know that you are looking to meet some new older men?
What do you have to lose? Hold a dinner party and take the initiative — ask the people you love and trust to help you find some new friends. Try Online Senior Dating People over 60 are one of the fastest-growing groups that are using online dating sites. In fact, online dating just may be the BEST way to meet good men over 60 — because it expands your pool of choices and helps you connect with men who you might not otherwise meet in everyday life; plus, everyone on the online dating site is definitely available and interested to meet new people.
Check out these interviews with dating coach Lisa Copeland on how to write an online dating profile , and what older men really want from women over Many older women have given up on their search for good men. This is a choice and one that may work for you.
However, if you want male energy in your life, you have to actively look for it and be open and committed to going half way in the search. Both men and women in their 60s have had a great deal of life experience and to make a connection takes communication and trust. What are your thoughts on senior dating? Are you dating any good men over 60? Where did you meet them? What advice would you give to someone who says she has given up on love? Let's Have a Conversation!