Meet Other Chess Players
Find other chess players! A lot of times, people are always willing to share tips & advice if you are willing to ask for it! This tip is for free advice. Look for a local chess club and join their casual in person meetups. Join our facebook group to keep up to date. These meetups have times and locations that can change regularly.
Hire a private chess coach. In the Houston area the average minimum cost ranges from $25 - $50 an hour. Some coaches go up to $75-$125 an hour for a private lesson. You can find a list of chess organizations here.
There are many many resources online for an adult including free videos, etc to learn on your own from home. Just google. Below is a list of sample websites you can try: