That's why they offer a mix of online and in person experiences, including fun local events restricted to those 40 and older.How it works: Creating a profile and browsing other singles in your area is free, but in order to send private messages, enjoy unlimited search and join in on social events, like a rooftop cocktail party with food, live music and more for just , you'll have to upgrade.
No one will know you liked them unless they like you, too.
There are no awkward silences, (unless you hate your own friends), because you get to bring two buddies along and try out a new local hot spot. How it works: Grouper picks the place and a group of three matches based on your profile info, and all you have to do is grab two friends and show up. You do have to fill out an application and get approved before you'll get set up on a Grouper, and there is a waiting list. Download: Free to download, per person per date at Best for: The adventurous dater The lowdown: If you're a go-getter with a wide range of hobbies who would rather be out browsing an art gallery, seeing a show, cheering at a baseball game or trying a new restaurant than sitting on the couch, this is probably the dating app for you.
How About We lets you suggest your dream date, and opens it up to others with similar interests who are game for your type of fun.
Download: Free to download, newcomer's special is per month, at Best for: Dog lovers The lowdown: If "Must Love Dogs" was your favorite movie and you spend most of your free time involved in one-way conversations with your BFF on four legs, Doggy Bn B might just change your life (or, at least get you to enjoy human contact again.) Not a true dating app, Doggy Bn B is primarily meant to find dog sitters in your area.
It also lets pet owners connect for playdates and share trusted contact lists, however, making it the perfect way to find puppy love for yourself and Fido at the same time.
If you haven't dated in a while and find yourself thrust into the single life, especially in New York City, we're not going to sugar coat it-- you're in for a rude awakening, whatever your age and circumstances.