Love & Dating

Breaking the Age Barrier- Dating Tips for Women Over 40

Dating tips for women over 40

‘Dating’ an exhilarating term is not only a game for the young ones; it can also be enjoyed by matured and experienced individuals. Especially, women who are single and approaching that dreaded milestone, dating can be a remarkable experience for them.

Generally, for women over 40, dating can be divided into two broad categories. Firstly, there are women who desire for someone with similar age and interests so that they can develop a long-term relationship. On the other hand, there are the cougars looking to date younger men for fun.

Irrespective of the category you fall into, these dating tips for women will help you find your Mr. Right.

Dating tips for women over 40

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Get Yourself Out There

If you have decided that you are not ready to fade in the background, you gotto put yourself out there. No matter how much willing you are to meet that special someone, you aren’t going to hook up sitting at home thinking about it. So, enroll in social clubs, hang out with friends, or take up a new fitness routine. Alternatively, online dating sites can be very helpful. All you need is an attractive dating profile and a bit of commonsense to meet someone or several someones.


Be Interesting

Don’t talk to your prospective dates about your break-ups or relationship failures. Men won’t be interested to talk if you appear to be too negative or clearly have nothing to talk about. Converse about your areas of interest such as movies, books, food, travel, or anything that portrays you as an expert in your field.

Be Attractive

Don’t assume that you know what men are looking for. Just show them that you care about your looks. Pick a nice tidy casual hairstyle and dress up according to your age with a pinch of elegance. Trust me, it doesn’t take much to show men that you care about the way you look.

Be Honest

Be honest about your relationship goals. It really does not matter whether you are looking for a stable association or a passing affair. If you are honest about what you are looking for, it’s more likely that you will find a man with similar goals.

Overall, it’s safe to say that when you are 40 plus, the dating game changes significantly. But, don’t let the age become a barrier. Put your dating hat on, get out and have fun. You would be surprised to see the number of men getting attracted to your positive energy.

Do let us know through comments if you have any other dating tips for seniors.

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Anchal Bhatia
An animal lover! Anchal is a blogger, writer, and a creative entrepreneur. After graduating in English from Delhi University, she dabbled briefly into the corporate sector. Soon she realized that entrepreneurship was her true calling and started her own network of blogs. Just like her if you are crazy about all things wedding or looking to plan one that’s beyond ordinary; you can visit her personal wedding blog for inspiration.