It breaks my heart whenever I hear women say that there aren't any good men over 40 left to date, because it's just not true.
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.
(Besides, helping others gives you good dating karma.) If there are no volunteer groups in your area catering specifically to singles, check out Habitat for Humanity, When we belly up to the bar, we're much more likely to meet that smarmy loser whose exposed silver chest hairs seem perilously likely to fall in our drinks than be the man of our dreams.So where do you go to meet these wonderful, enlightened, please-let-them-be- attractive, minimally damaged men over 40?2) Go Clubbing Want to meet an endless supply of fit, financially comfortable, educated men over 40? If you don't already golf, there are lots of reasonably priced lessons at your local public course.(And of course, plenty of overpriced ones at the private clubs.) Once you've mastered the basics, you have two options to maximize your man-meeting potential: You can pull together a foursome with a collection of like-minded women, or you can head out to the course on Saturday morning as a single and complete someone else's foursome.It's a great way to meet people of all ages, and you get to spend the day in the sunshine using power tools. RICKIE FOWLER has been performing well on the golf course and in the wags department.4) Marianne Williamson, Meet Wayne Dyer If you're looking to meet men over 40 who are as interested in self-growth as you are then attend lectures, conferences, and seminars by spiritual and self-development leaders.This can be a great place to meet someone and hang out with a bunch of men who're actively seeking to live a more positive, meaningful, inspired life.These events are social, and as an added bonus, you know everybody there is employed.Your insider buddy can act as your tour guide to help you avoid the guy who sticks paperclips up his nose or the weirdo with fifty-nine cats.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 to and see if there's a way you can work at the event in exchange for free admission.5 Unexpected Places to Find Great, Single Men Over 40 to Date Right Now 1) Parties Once-Removed: Six Degrees of Barbecue How can you expect to meet and date great men over 40 when you always invite the same seventeen people to all of your parties? With Parties Once-Removed, everybody you invite brings someone that nobody else in the group knows.