Dating at 50 and over

17 Aug

I feel that it’s a new day and anything is possible.” Remember, it’s never too late to learn something new—in fact, it’s what keeps us feeling young.

One reason many fifty-something’s phones aren’t ringing is because, well, no one knows you want it to!

I’ll leave you with this–Beautiful women who are over 50: Michelle Pfeiffer, Andie Mac Dowell, Catherine Keener, Oprah, Madonna, Kim Basinger, Kim Catrall, Christie Brinkley, Diane Sawyer, Jennifer Grey Best of luck!

y the age of 50, most people expect that they’ll finally be kicking back a bit and enjoying the fruits of their labors, ideally with someone they plan to grow old and grey with.

That’s true whether you’re 16 or 56, but more than 40 percent don’t believe there is anyone “out there” to date.

As to the “why” behind the lack of date-nights, nearly 60 percent say they don’t need a relationship to be happy.

In fact, nearly 60 percent say they make better decisions about compatibility now compared to when they were younger. Be the master of the segue if he talks too much, or the conversation swerves into uncomfortable topics. Show up to your dates open, happy and being your already charming self.

Jackie, I am approaching 50, and just over one year separated from my husband.

As I look forward and begin to think about the possibility of future relationships, I can see that dating over 50 might be difficult. So, not only does a large age range, (let’s say 42-57 perhaps?

But whether divorce or widowhood has thrown a wrench in that reverie, or you’ve just never found your special someone, many fifty-somethings do find themselves single—and sometimes a little worried about it.

While it’s easy to feel like a fish out of water surrounded by blissful couples, don’t worry—there are plenty of people just like you who are hoping to find The One. Write down three things you have every right to feel good about, whether that’s your killer wit, incredible cooking skills, or the fact that you can still beat your nephew at tennis. Maybe it’s time to commit to dropping ten pounds or to treat yourself to a shopping spree to spruce up your wardrobe.