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There are always challenges when you are dating, however this can become an even greater challenge as you reach your fifties and beyond.  However, over 50s dating doesn’t have to be difficult.  Although there are a few things you need to consider before you start looking for that someone special.


Mature dating or indeed mature love is different than when you were in your 20s.  While you may have been looking for a rugged handsome looking male back then, when you are in your 50s, it’s not enough to have good looks.  When you are looking for a partner over 50, you want someone who will be there for you no matter what life throws at you as well as someone who is a great friend, fun and an enjoyable companion.  So before staring to look, figure out what’s important to you after all these traits will help you stay together.  Below are some tips just for you!


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Tip 1

Think about what you want in the short term and what your long term goals are for dating.  Are you just looking for a fun date or are you looking for a longer term commitment from someone.  You may have an idea in mind at the start and it may change.  Have a think about it first though as it’s really useful to know what you want at the beginning and it will determine where you look too.


Tip 2

If you really do want a partner then take the plunge to do something about it.  Don’t have excuses or put it off!  Being nervous is part of the process.  Just don’t shy away from it. Take baby steps too.  Find an online dating site and take one step at a time.  When you start on the journey it will get easier each time and with each step.


Tip 3

If you are just starting on your new dating journey, remember that men are the same whether they are 20 or 50!  They don’t really like talking about their feelings so have a range of topics before you go on your date to keep the conversation going.


Tip 4

As we get older, learning new things or doing something for the first time can be overwhelming so remember to look after yourself.  Self-care is extremely important.  If you need to take a break from searching for a date then do it.  After a break and when you are rested get back in to it.


Tip 5

Remember this is about having fun so enjoy yourself.  Be things light and don’t get overwhelmed.  Get to know your date and let them get to know you in a fun and light hearted way.



I hope the above dating tips for the over 50’s are helpful to you.  There are some great websites out there to help you navigate this time in your life for example if you head to you will obtain some great advice as well as looking for people who are the same age as you and in the same circumstances.  Remember it’s about going at your pace but at the same time not holding off because you are a little concerned.  Above all have fun.



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