Dating Over 60
Ensure Your Online Dating Success Tips and Advice for Singles over 60
By Dr. Pepper Schwartz
Dating Advice for Singles Over 60
Ensure Your Online Success
Congratulations for taking the leap back into dating! Yes, we know while dating in your 20s may have been difficult, it's a vastly different landscape now. And, we mean that in a GREAT way. Think about it: What you bring to the table now as a mature adult is pretty significant. The fact of the matter is now, you've got wisdom, experience, and street smarts to help you identify exactly what you're looking for in a relationship. With those thoughts in mind, here're our tips for creating a profile which will help ensure your online dating success:
Make a List. Your expectations of what you desire in a relationship and a future mate should be accurately reflected in your online profile. Write down what type of person you are looking for, your expectation (i.e., companionship or marriage), your values and personal interests.
Be Honest. Create and write an online profile which honestly represents you. Remember, it's not about attracting quantity; it's about finding someone of quality.
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Finding Your Perfect Match After 60
Like hundreds of thousands do annually, I recently went to my college reunion. It was great fun. I was fascinated talking to and seeing people I hadn't been around in decades. In the course of these conversations, my former classmates talked about their careers, marriages and/or children. Sadly, some spoke of their divorces or death of a spouse. Listening to the newly, or suddenly single, I was interested by how many middle-aged people are now on their own.
During the reunion, some colleagues wanted to know more about my involvement with PerfectMatch.com and its relationship-centric focus. In fact, they pressed me to explain how it worked. Some had tried other dating sites, and came away disappointed. So, they challenged me to tell them why they should try PerfectMatch.com. Some wanted to know why they should try again, period.
Well, my answer was simple and honest. I firmly believe online dating is exactly right for older people searching for love and a committed relationship. PerfectMatch.com, in particular, is unique because its very foundation, from day one, was to encourage and promote relationships - not hook-ups. Sure, there may be the occasional member who just wants someone for a Saturday night here and there. However, they are, by far, the exception.
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Dating Tips for 60+ Singles
Flirting is ageless and open to everyone! Flirting remains an easy and meaningful way to spark the interest of someone you've just met. Here're some fun tips from Flirting 101 to increase your cute quotient.
How to Be a Good Flirt
1) Break the Touch Barrier. It can be as obvious as touching your arm or knee while making a point. It can be as faint as having your knees come into contact under the table.
2)Laughter. A big part of flirting involves reactions to the partner. When telling a funny story, it may elicit comments encouraging interest, including asking "really?", saying "wow" and simply opening your mouth in amused disbelief.
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Singles Over 60 Have Found Success
Mario & Debra
The PerfectMatch profile presentation is very good. It provides a quick, useful and revealing picture of a person. Beyond the "perfect matches" offered to me automatically, the ability to search according to my own preferences was fun. In fact, it was ultimately critical to my finding my match. Debra found me. We seem perfectly suited to each other and we are talking about getting married!
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