How to Meet 40 plus men in NYC

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A rising divorce rate and the tendency to marry late have opened up dating possibilities for the 40 plus group like never before. Men and women who are comfortably settled in their professions have greater resources at their disposal and can spend more on dating. So if you are in NYC and eager men on the other side of the forty-age mark, here are a few options to explore.

A special interest society

Join a hobby club which has members from both sexes. It may be a society for book lovers, photographers, avid hikers or anything that brings people together of special interests and wider resources. In NYC, those singles interested in meditation and spirituality can go to Tibet House in between Fifth and Sixth Aves. Here you can meet other people like you – the place has got a very relaxed vibe and people there are very open. Be guided by your own interests because if others see you having a good time, they will be interested in joining you. Finally whether or not you meet the right men you are sure to learn something new and interesting.

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Meet up groups

Today there are groups devised around every topic and age group. Meetup groups are in fact a highly effective way to get to know new people and you can go as often or as little as you want. Best of all, You can even create your own to specifically meet your needs!

Hangouts

Bars are often the first venue one thinks of when going out to meet singles. while this approach has several problems like extra loud music and wary female guests, it can be a good way to have a good time as you check out the singles around you. In NYC among the bars that appear to be popular with the over forty crowd are Union Bar,  Knickerbocker Bar & Grill, Oak Room, The Brandy Library, The Old Lenox Room, Whiskey Blue, Balthazar, Nobu 57, Bruno Jamais, Mandarin Oriental Lobby Bar, P.J. Clarkes, Chelsea Place, The Four Seasons, Candle Bar, Dublin House, Stone Rose, 212, St. Regis, Bin 71 and The World Bar.  Often an older crowd flocks to steakhouses. So as you look for hangouts, don’t forget to sample famous steakhouses of NYC like Peter Lugar Steakhouse, The Strip House & Sparks Steakhouse where you can dig into a succulent steak as you chat up a good-looking guy.



Professional networking events

If you are looking to meet suitable men over forty, go to places frequented by the serious professionals. Attend lectures, workshops and seminars on variety of subjects. While some of them may allow free entrance for all, the more formal among these may require invitations or at least a fee. 40 Plus is an association that helps professionals, managers and executives make career transitions and find employment and it was first founded in NYC. Manhattancc.org is another such networking resource for New Yorkers which attracts a healthy crowd of forty plus singles. Apart from providing job search training programs and counseling, such associations offer great business and professional networking opportunities which you can use to expand your social circle too. The best part of this approach is that at professional events, you can be more or less certain of finding successful singles. So, after you have made your choice you can discuss the dangers of global warming over a delicious cup of coffee and plan how to meet again.

Self development events

Over forty professionals who have worked hard to be where they are today are often interested in self-development, whether to achieve a healthier lifestyle or a better life-work balance. Apart from getting to know more about yourself, these can also make good places to know others. Some Good places in NYC to check out are Omega, The Open Center and other related conferences in your area. Though traditionally men make up a relatively lower percentage of participants at self-development events, consider the advantage that those present are much more likely to have a better approach to life than those you normally pick up at bars and nightclubs.

Charity events

Many single men over forty get involved with humane causes since at this stage they have the funds to spare. thus fundraisers and charity dinners make great places to meet forty plus male singles and in NYC too There are all sorts of charity meets that you could explore to meet the man of your dreams. Check out CharityHappenings.org which has an extensive list of non-profit & charity events, fundraisers, galas and parties in New York City. AMFAR’s New York Gala, the Tribeca Ball, the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Annual Spring Ball and Friends of the High Line Benefit are only some of the places to be seen in NYC. best of all, at these events you are likely to meet successful men- Since they all involve contributing some money, it is more or less certain that the patrons have the dough to spare. The charity benefits could range from the very elite $500 a plate dinners to your local fund raising event for animal shelters. Look around and should you happen to see someone you like, go ahead and ask him why he supports this particular charity.

Speed dating events

If you are too busy to browse through bars and museums in the hope of meeting a date, speed dating events can be the answer. At such events you can meet around dates at once and practice your dating skills in a short period of time.

Dating sites

The internet is a great resource for seeking out potential partners. There are several sites which cater solely to the needs of forty plus singles like over40andsingle.com besides popular ones like eHarmony and perfectmatch.com which have special resources for forty plus members. All you need to do is to find someone compatible in NYC and in your area.  If you are looking for more personalized or confidential services, consider signing up with a dating service. These days there are several dating services that cater to special professional and age groups. So sign up with one that is geared towards the expectations and lifestyles of successful over 40 singles. Dating services cost more than dating websites but come with several advantages like doing a background check on potential candidates and some will even match you up with suitable dates.