A survey by the Today Show in America found that only 18% of women will admit to dating in their 50s.
It be a tricky world to navigate, but fear not – it can certainly be done, and can be lots of fun.
’ Often what was important to us years ago isn’t as important now.
Don’t miss out on meeting wonderful people for the sake of thinking he has to be tall!
” Lisa admits that it’s important to find your own passions again, saying that “Men love women who are really passionate and enthusiastic about something.” Caroline also agrees that it’s important to take time for before dating again, “It’s really important for a woman to know where she’s at, where she’s heading and the type of person she wants to meet to enjoy life with before she gets on the dating train – especially if she’s previously been married for decades.” “We encourage our clients be open to meeting a diverse mix of people and to throw away their supposed ‘list'”, Caroline says.
“But if you would prefer to meet people organically, a great place to start is to ask friends to play matchmaker.There are lots of great dating sites for over 50s, and more ways than ever to meet new people, so now might be a better time than ever before to get yourself out there…So we spoke to dating expert and matchmaker at dating agency Mutual Attraction Caroline Brearley, and dating over 50s expert Lisa Copeland (findaqualityman.com), to get their expert opinion on just how to date when you’re over 50…Dating again in your 50s is often an entirely different kettle of fish to dating in your 20s, 30s, or even 40s.Most people will have been married before, and may potentially be divorced or even widowed.Caroline says “Those who have been dating for a whilst know that not everyone will respond to their message on a dating website, or that their date might not always want to see them again after their first date. But you won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, and that’s okay.Hold your head high, and move forward – there are plenty more lovely people to meet.” They’re an easy, fun, and safe way of meeting new people – dating sites are the perfect way to get yourself back out there.Sheryl Crow and Sandra Bullock are just two of the fabulous, single women in their 50s.And if they can put themselves out there at 50, why can’t we?“That there aren’t any eligible single men left (there are!), that no men will be interested in them, that they aren’t in shape, and a fear of rejection.