Getting Back Into the Dating Game
If you’ve found yourself single after you’ve turned 40, you may feel as if there’s no hope. Well, that’s simply not true!
Finding love later on in life seems like a daunting prospect. Yet with more and more of us getting divorced in middle age, it’s a position that many men are finding themselves in. When you start looking for that special someone you may find that the dating scene is totally different to what you once knew. After a few years (or maybe decades!) off of the market, that’s no surprise. There’s no need to feel disheartened though! With the help of a few simple tips, you’ll find the right woman in no time.
Younger doesn’t always mean better
The first thing to remember is that you’re already at an advantage over your younger counterparts. How? Well, women want a man, not a boy. Many men in their twenties and even thirties refuse to commit, instead just playing games and breaking hearts. You’re past that stage in life though – and you’re ready to treat a lady with the respect she deserves. For women used to being given the run-around, you’ll be a welcome breath of fresh air. So don’t try to act years younger – just be yourself.
Join the Online Generation
Just because you’re more emotionally mature than the younger generation doesn’t mean that you can’t learn something from them though. As you’re probably aware, a lot of people use the internet to find love. Whether it’s via an app or a website, dating has gone digital. So it’s a good idea to give a few websites and apps a go – there are some great ones out there for the over 40’s. After all, if it’s working for everyone else, it could work for you!
Keep things Age Appropriate
You probably know this already – but it’s important to act your age. Cheesy chat up lines are strictly for teenagers who don’t know any better, so steer clear of those. Likewise, don’t try to dress like a man in his twenties. You’re a mature, confident gentlemen; and you don’t need to rely on gimmicky one-liners or fashion trends to attract a woman’s attention. So if you’re heading out for the evening, wear something smart and tailored. If you see a beautiful woman who catches your eye during that night out, approach her and compliment her, or offer to buy her a drink. It’s this look and attitude that will have women flocking to you in no time at all – and like we talked about before, will set you apart from the boys.
Of course, you may be struggling to regain your confidence around women. It’s understandable, and you’re definitely not on your own. There is something that you can do though. Hiring an over 40s escort is a great way to just get used to spending time with a woman again. You can go out to dinner, enjoy each other’s company at home or even spend the night in a fancy hotel – so that you’ll be prepared for all kinds of dates. An escort will be more than happy to help put that spring back in your step and teach you all about what women want as well. After all, practice makes perfect!
You’ll soon find Mrs Right
There you have it – your guide to dating in your forties and beyond. Just because you’re older doesn’t mean that you can’t find love. As we’ve proven, being a little more mature can actually work in your favour. So if you’ve been putting off getting out there and looking for love, there’s no excuse! After all, you’re not going to find the woman of your dreams without even trying!
Jasmine Porter is the founder and editor of Wellness Steps. She has worked as a legal secretary in The City and currently dating again!