Here are 15 spots that are great bets for finding available men near you, plus what to say to strike up a conversation once you see interesting man. Start writing a list of places in your area to meet men and a few things to say to get the conversation flowing. Sign up by clicking here to receive my weekly blog.
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Find a Quality Man. Wine shops that have classes and tastings. These are easy to do alone. All you have to do to start a conversation is to ask which wine has been his favorite so far.
Just be careful driving home. Borrow a dog from a friend if you have to.
Dog people are really friendly! To start a conversation, ask for a vet recommendation or compliment his pup. Men love compliments too!
As you travel to work on public transportationlook up from your book and check out who might be a potential suitor. Smile at him and ask him what time it is. Whole Foods or your local grocery store. Men have to eat and unless their mom still cooks for them, they have to buy food around dinnertime.
Get his recommendation on which fish or vegetable to buy. Singles cruises and resorts. Yes, men do travel alone. I know a woman traveling alone who met a wonderful guy at a resort. Cruise lines are well aware of singles and have special promotions and activities geared specifically for them. Starbucks or your favorite local shop. This is an obvious one because so many men of all ages frequent a coffee shop daily.
One of the best for meeting men is a Happy Hour geared to men and women over You might laugh at this, but men come in for haircuts and even manicures!
Tell him how brave you think he is for coming into the salon. Men have to go somewhere to buy the materials they need for fixing things in their lives.
Wine festivals or outdoor events. With live music playing, the sun setting, and glasses clinking, ask the man next to you which winery he recommends.
Upscale casinos are popping up everywhere and men do love gambling. Hang out near the roulette table and be his lucky charm. If the casino is attached to a hotel, sit at the bar with a friend and start talking with men who come in for a drink or dinner.
Or play into his DNA of helping a damsel in distress by asking him for gambling tips. Major or minor league sporting events. Whew, you can just feel the testosterone in those stadiums! Standing in line for food or drinks is a good time to strike up a conversation about the game or the food.
Places that have live music on the weekends. Men will often go have a drink at the bar while listening to the group that is playing.
Ask him who his favorite band is. Send interesting men winks or favor them and see what happens! Here are some of my favorites to get you started. Would love to hear how meeting men in real life has been going for you. Have a Dating Question? If you are seeking to meet men over 50, first ask yourself what kind of gentleman you want to meet.
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