Scammers are one of the biggest fears women face when dating in their 50s and 60s. You used to only see online scams of men from third world countries using pictures of models to lure women in.
“Don’t take things personally,” a good friend said years ago, back when I started internet dating. “He doesn’t know you.”
Today more than ever, women over the age of 50 are finding opportunities for love and friendship in the unlikeliest of places. They are meeting in competitive sporting events, senior living communities, book clubs, cruises and traveling groups.
After being single for several months, I felt it was time to get back up on the dating horse – but I was too afraid of online dating after 50.
Well, online dating is pretty much the way of the world nowadays, and if you want to meet someone single of the opposite sex, or same sex, your best chance for success is the internet.
When I found myself single after 32 years of marriage, I vacillated between delight and despondency. After three years on my own, I tentatively approached online dating, and numerous coffee date debacles taught me a lot.
I’ve talked to lots of women over 60 and almost always the biggest fear they share with me is the thought of being alone forever.
In their mind, they’re not sure a man will want them at this age so when a good-looking man starts paying attention to them online, they feel special, desired and wanted.
Online dating could be dangerous if you don’t know how to protect yourself. Are you aware of the safety precautions you need to take when meeting men online? Professional dating coach, Lisa Copeland, is here today to give us some tips how to avoid scammers. Enjoy the show!
A long time ago, marriages commonly occurred when two people grew up together in a small town and got to know each other over time.
Exploring an over 50 dating site is an emotional experience for most women. Not only are many of us nervous about being back in the dating scene after decades of stability, but, we also have to put ourselves out there for the world to see.
If you are at the beginning of your senior dating journey, you probably have several questions. How can I write a great profile? Where are all the good men my age? Am I ready to deal with the emotions that will inevitably come as I get back into the dating game?