Online Dating for the over fifty

The following online dating articles were written with a focus on those over fifty:

How to Find a Mate After 50
A fifty-something, divorced woman, asks the question: “Where have all the good men gone? It seems that all the men I meet are either married or gay.” This is not the first time I have been asked this question. Men have asked me the same question. My response in both instances is the same: “There are many appropriate, eligible men (women) out there, you just have to know where to look.” Dating at 50-plus is different than when you were in your 20s or 30s. Continue Reading…

Commentary: Newly single baby boomers will find a changed landscape
As Valentine’s Day approaches, we thought it might be a good time to look at how finding love in one’s 50s and 60s differs from the search when one is younger. What we see repeatedly in our clinical practices is that because single boomers have been out of the dating world for so long, they are unfamiliar with the new rules of the game. Many are ill-prepared to jump into the digital dating scene, since it makes them feel like commodities to be sold on the open market. They are unsure of how to go about finding and initiating dates. Some turn to “matchmakers” because they find it too daunting to find someone themselves.

And even when they try, they too often lack the skills and good judgment in building and sustaining relationships in ways that increase their chances of finding a suitable partner. Others just keep making the same, impulsive, shortsighted mistakes. Read the article here

Dating Later in Life? Consider Lite Dating
When dating later in life you need to find what is best for you. After a marriage or long term relationship has ended, most people don’t know what to do next. Here are some tips on how to get going after the end of a long relationship or marriage.

First Impressions are Very Important
First impressions are very important, especially for online connecting with others. Often people get a bad vibe or impression from a person when they first connect or meet.  Then, after a while they warm up to the person because of various reasons. Continue Reading…

Making Internet Dating Work for You, Part 1
Match.com, J-Date, e-Harmony, Christian Singles. These, and many more, are the portals to the wonderful and terrifying world of Internet dating. Internet dating is a part of contemporary life in the U.S. and around the world. Continue reading…

Making Internet Dating Work for You, Part 2
In my last article I advised that because of the anonymity of the Internet you should proceed with caution. People often are not honest about who they are and tend to present a false image (literally in the case of their photo). Continue reading…

Online Dating Challenges When You’re 50 Plus
Are you single and wanting to meet someone? Not sure what kind of relationship you’re looking for? Do you need to locate someone to share your house, along with the rent? Are you seeking a friend who likes to go out to restaurants, or to the movies? Maybe you’re looking for someone to share your travels.   Continue Reading…

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