There are nine benefits to dating after 50. It's time for you to reap them all.
I sidle up to the best bars in NYC, L.A., Miami and beyond, befriending bartenders to get their tried-and-true pick-up tips. And here are the ones I keep hearing over and over again.
The #1 Key to Attracting an Amazing Relationship There are a myriad of ways to get ourselves out there to attract a good mate into our lives. The 21st Century has afforded almost every way possible to mingle with the opposite sex. If you are socially active, you can make sure that you are out and about every chance you get and can strategize which locations and functions best match the values of the person you are seeking.
by Panty Parade / Off Go the Panties While mingling in a room packed full of good looking strangers, I spotted an attractive blonde wearing a plaid red shirt who was clearly enjoying himself. At the time I was eyeballing him, he was busy flirting with a woman who had some funky horned rimmed glasses, and he decided it was a good idea to try them on. He was right: that combination of geek with suave worked wonders as I tried to peel myself away from their bubble of fun without being noticed.
It's safe to say women are the more compassionate of the two genders. As women, we are also much more in tune with seeing potential, this can be the potential of a person or of an idea. The problem so many women have is that they hone in on the potential of the guy they're dating more than seeing him for who he is at that point in time. Helping a man reach his full potential is an incredible and beautiful thing. However, it can take a toll on you if you let this desire run wild and that is where things get sticky.
By Jessica Smith for CupidsPulse.com Liquid courage: It can be the extra confidence boost you need to thin the air (and your blood) on a first date, but a little too much courage can be a bad thing. It’s not always our fault, though. Sometimes the devil’s drink can creep up on us and take us by surprise.
Julie Spira is a leading online dating expert, media personality and bestselling author of "The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online." She is the CEO of Cyber-Dating Expert, a top-ranking online dating advice site, and she is the creator of Mobile Dating BootCamp, where she helps singles find love from the convenience of their mobile phones.
It's very common for single folks to worry about finding a potential mate to marry. You may wonder, if I don't meet Mr. Right, should I marry my best male friend?
I am not a stickler for rules, but there are a couple things I don't budge on when coaching clients toward substantial relationships: no sex till you get the commitment and no Facebook. It utterly wrecks the discovery process of dating, and, like most things on the Internet, can be filled with so many mistruths.
Dating is a crazy business. It often involves putting oneself in the awkward position of having to make meaningful and engaging conversation with a virtual stranger while trying to assess if future encounters will be emotionally/physically/spiritually satisfying on any level. And you usually have to do this over dinner or drinks while trying desperately not to say something totally embarrassing or spray your date in the eye with lemon juice meant for your salmon, ice tea or Corona. Of course you know the things you try to avoid to keep a date running smoothly (
• Dinner and a movie is so overdone. What are some creative dating ideas? Here are a few of my favorites, and by the way Dinner and a movie is for people in a relationship. Find a small local band to listen to. Take your dog to the park and invite them along. Take them to Target and play in the aisles with all the fun toys. Play one on one basketball. Bake a cake together. Go to the zoo.
If you were working with a personal trainer to get in shape, you might ask how long it would take to lose x number of pounds or to tone up x amount. The answer is that it depends on how much time and effort you devote to the process. If you work out three hours a day, you are going to get in shape much faster than if you work out three hours a week. The same is true for dating. As a dating coach I have worked with clients who found love after just six weeks, and others who took over a year. The difference is that people who found love in six weeks spent 4-6 hours a night searching.
When you first start dating someone, there are a few specific clues you could recognize as red flags. Nobody is perfect, but there are few characteristics and behaviors that should absolutely be deal breakers for you. Below you can find the Dating with Dignity List of Deal Breakers in Relationships so you can decide if you should hang on to your man or let him go.