if youre going to start dating in what some call lifes third quarter here are a few basic tips to help. I should say upfront that i feel as good in my 50s as i did in my 30s. I still have a ton of energy, im excited about life and i think its fun to meet new people.
The exciting part of dating again after age 50 is that the relationship can take any shape you want. Theres more communication, more honesty, and fewer assumptions about what dating means or where its going. Nevertheless, you still may need help navigating the dating and relationship world.
When you were in your 20s, discussing an ex-girlfriend on a first date would have been considered taboo. But dating after 50 means that certain topics are open for discussion again. Obviously first dates arent the norm when youve reached a certain age. Most likely both parties will have interesting reasons for why theyre currently single.
before you start dating after 50, make that now-famous list of deal breaker qualities must have qualities nice to have qualities what to expect. When we start dating, we need to be prepared to kiss a lot of frogs so to speak.