Find Love At Any Age: A Dating Over 40 Guide

find love any age dating over 40 guide

It can be tricky getting back into the dating scene in your 40's, 50's, or 60's in today's world. Meeting new people is always challenging and plenty of people find it difficult to put themselves out there. But you shouldn't let your age prevent you from finding real romance. Age is just a number after all, and it's also merely a state of mind.

Luckily, you can find an "over 40's" or mature dating website that makes the process so much simpler and facilitates real relationships. Senior dating websites are simply a better way, especially for busy people that don't have a lot of time to get out and meet people due to family or career commitments.

Online dating can actually work well for older adults. My hairdresser who is in her late 40s also found her life partner on a 40+ dating website and they've been together for years! Our marketing manager also met his wife on a free online dating site and the two of them just celebrated their 3 year anniversary! It's a fun and risk free endeavor, not the craziness that you witness on reality dating shows. 

Dating sites are convenient, practical, and get real results for singles over age 40. What makes them even better is that there are plenty of online dating sites that are cheap or completely free of charge! If the dating website is free or low in cost, then there is no risk and it's all upside! Online dating sites have worked for me and several close friends, and these dating sites will work for you too! 

Decide On The Best Dating Website

There are plenty of free older dating websites out there so you should do your due diligence to find the one right for your age and preferences. One great dating site option to try out is 

Create Your Date Profile

Once you find the right dating site it's time to get signed up! Make sure to complete your profile including answering all questions you feel comfortable answering, answering questions, and filling out all fields honestly. Filling out all the field shows others looking at your dating profile that you are invested in the process and serious about finding someone. Put some thought into your answers. Be honest about who you are and who you're looking for!

Upload a current high resolution photo and several other photos of you in casual and more formal settings so your potential dates can visualize themselves with you in a variety of settings. You can certainly use a flattering picture with makeup on point or great lighting, but also make sure it's an accurate and recent picture.

Start Some Conversations

Sitting around waiting for Mr or Mrs Right to message you isn't usually the best way to go. You need to be proactive and check out profiles, start conversations, and getting some dates scheduled in your calendar. Message that cute guy or gal, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain! You could even set up dates with multiple people if you want to live on the wild side.

Be A First Rate Date

You're older and more established so don't just go to a bland bar or lame restaurant for your date. Plan a unique and memorable date. Visit a breathtaking local vineyard or popular new brewery, enjoy a musical or concert, take a cooking lesson, go on a couples trip to the spa, head to a sports game, or go to a couples paint night. But most importantly be respectful, be punctual, be safe, and be honest. 

Find Love At Any Age

Get out there and find love again at any age! Dating websites are here to help. Share this article on your social media to help others seeking lasting love, or tweet us your experiences on Twitter #LeanStartupLife about your thoughts and experiences on free dating sites or dating in your 40's, 50's, or 60's!

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