Over 40 dating tips
I have created a list of simple dating tips that can help the over 40 crowd flourish in the dating scene and keep the focus on what counts.
Celebrate your age instead of trying to hide it Sure, you want to look good as you age, and that may involve any number of behaviors you engage in to look a little younger: working out, dying your hair, cosmetic fillers, and so forth.
Let’s get real for a moment: Once you’ve been huffing and puffing for 40-plus years, you’ve earned some serious stripes.
By now, you’ve probably survived everything from bad relationships to bad jobs, and crazy friends to complex family relationships.
Most of all, feel secure knowing that you’ve got years of experience under your belt so you can draw from wisdom and lessons learned that you couldn’t when you were younger and more naïve. Seth is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, Psychology Today blogger, and TV guest expert.
He practices in Los Angeles and treats a wide range of issues and disorders and specializes in relationships, parenting, and addiction.
(Thank you, Bruno Mars.) Keep your eye on the types of people who fit with your overall lifestyle When you’re in your 20s and even 30s, you may choose to date people based more on appearance, social image, or sexual attraction.
No wonder that an increasing amount of the over 40 dating scene is moving online, with between 4-5% more over 40s taking to dating sites and dating apps for the first time over the past couple of years.
It's becoming such an essential tool for dating in your 40s - allowing compatible single men and women to connect directly - all you have to decide is which site suits you best...
Laugh at yourself more Gosh, remember when you were younger and felt self-conscious at the slightest provocation?
Becoming more mature is about not taking life – or yourself – too seriously.
If that sounds like you, you're in the right place!