Separate from the obvious, there are several social events you can attend to increase your chances of meeting someone new.Try planning a weekly movie night through your friends and see who shows up every week, making it clear that new people are welcome to join at any time.
These are both valid points, but neither are reasons to not try out some of these places to meet singles on your own.
Perhaps a change of venue or attitude will make all the difference, but without trying you'll never know.
writing, archeology, model trains, or motorcycles), look for a community group that services other people with similar interests.
Your geographic location will determine whether or not there are readily accessible groups already ready and waiting for your membership.
Cheering on your favorite team or sweating it out to win a game, sports build camaraderie and companionship between people that sometimes have nothing else in common and would never meet otherwise.
There are even singles sporting groups popping up that cater to an even smaller niche market, with the ultimate rewards for a single looking to meet new people: a larger cachet of singles with which to interact with and potentially date.Then, make a point of 'greeting' each person who comes in the door, whether with a smile, comment or friendly hello.There is no need to make your introduction rote or sound like you're working at Walmart though, just try and be yourself doing something that may not come naturally.If money is an issue, think about taking a class without getting credit or look into how old you have to be to receive free classes, since many universities now offer tuition-free options for seniors.And while you want to take classes that you have a personal or professional interest in, it never hurts to take something you normally wouldn't - if only because you have a hunch the type of person you are looking to meet would take that kind of class Similar to the hobbies and special interests we all have are our political, religious and/or spiritual affiliations.One of the easiest and least expensive ways to meet singles is to spend time where other singles hang out.