I found this great article today on MSN.com about expanding your social circle. Bascially the idea is, the more people you know, the more people they know. When you increase your social reach, you chances of meeting "The One" get better and better.
Dating is a numbers game. With that in mind, you can see what a wise strategy meeting new people really is. If you’ve been reading my blog, you already know how I’ve been emphasizing being more friendly and meeting more people. This MSN article suggests that even meeting new members of the same sex can be a good entre into meetingis more members of the opposite sex. Good point!
This advice is particularly approrpiate for women over 40, and even more so over 50. Why? Because, the longer we live, the more likely it is to experience a natural attrition or loss of friends. People move away, change, leave the friendship , find new friends, etc. There are numberous reason why we lose friends and contacts over time. Making new friends is the best solution to keeping active and maintaining a wide social network.
Right now, open up this link and read this fantastic artilcle which lists a number of ways to build up your social connections. One good connection leads to another they say. I highly recommend it.