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4 Exciting Ways To Meet Your Soulmate When You're Dating Over 50

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Best Dating Sites & Where To Meet Women And Men When Dating Over 50
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It's never too late for true love.

Over 50 dating can be tough. After 50, it seems like everyone is married or are already with their soulmates. If you've recently re-entered the dating scene, it's hard enough to even remember how to date!

And sometimes, the dating advice out there doesn't seem to apply to older generations. 

But take heart because there is hope! 

If you know where to meet men and where to meet women, true love isn't too far off. 

Contrary to the oh-so-happily-married-for-fifteen-thousand-years couple, there are many people dating after 50. Like riding a bike, dating is something you never forget how to do and dating at 50 isn't any different. 

Your body may feel 50, but your mind is still running like it did when it was 20. You can still find true love. But, where do you meet people who are 50+ and ready to date?

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Here are 4 dating tips (including the best dating sites for over 50) and the best places for where to meet women and men. 

1. Online dating sites over 50

Don’t roll your eyes! It’s not just for the young anymore. Match.com says that Boomers aged 50 and older are its biggest growing demographic. It’s not just online dating services you should check out — it’s the websites dedicated to the cause.

Pulling out all stops is the newest Tinder-for-older-people dating service called Stitch. Stitch doesn't just cater to casual dating. It is known for its excellence in pairing people up for companionship and real love. Whether its swing dancing or going to dinner, Stitch prides itself on having more options for singles over 50 than any other site on the net.

Online dating over 50 isn't so bad. In fact, it really works. You don’t have to wrack your brain trying to figure out where you can meet people, so half of your work is already done for you. You can even check online when you're out.

Get on your tablet or smartphone and look around at some of the sites for singles over 50 when you're sitting at the doctor's office or are waiting for a lunch meeting to begin. This is how you can meet men or how you can meet women without putting in a ton of effort finding love. 

2. Take a class

Choose something you like to do: cooking, ballroom dancing (any kind of dancing, as a matter of fact), art, or anything that appeals to you when you think of doing it with someone else, and take a class.

You will meet people and be assured that you both have at least one common interest. Schools often cater classes to the "older set". 

Want to know how to find your soulmate? Start with something you really like doing. 

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3. Join a club

If you're starting over at 50, join a club that interests you. 

There are many clubs you can join. Book clubs, antiquing, pet clubs, and gardening are just a few. Look in your local paper or on the Internet to get resources for where to find the best ones.

There are sites like 50plus-club.com where you have to be at least 45 to register. Ourtime.com is a site that has been reviewed as one of the best over 50 dating sites for finding older people your own age to hang out with.

4. Go to over 50 events

Baby Boomers have lived long enough to appreciate the finer things in life: the opera, the theater, the symphony, and art galleries. Local associations and clubs organize these types of events for the over-50 set.

If you’re looking to for someone with a thirst for Mozart, find an association in your area and take part in an event.

The first thing to do is to stop thinking about how to fall in love and start acting on it.

Don't ask yourself how to meet women or how to meet men, just get out there and meet them. 

Talk to people. Anywhere. You don’t know how many people have met their soulmate in the produce section of their local market. Yes, even if you're shy.

Starting over at 50 may be tough. It's terrifying to get out there and mingle with people you don’t know in places you may have never been to. But, if you're determined, you can find and explore a whole new way of life and make it your own.

You owe it to yourself to learn how to fall in love again. You may just find a companion that you want to spend the second half of your life with, and you can't ask for much better than that.

Don't sit around wondering how to find love. Get out there and search for it. 

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Marla Martenson is a matchmaker for an upscale Beverly Hills Matchmaking firm. If you want to learn to quickly dissolve any obstacles so that you can connect with your soul mate, check out her e-book, Worthy Of Love, Empowering Yourself To Attract Your Soulmate or visit her website.  ​

This article was originally published at marlamartenson.com. Reprinted with permission from the author.