But the good news for you is that it’s easy to outshine the competition.
Before you start typing away, you have to know what to say (and what not to say); let this list of do’s and don’ts guide the construction of your online-dating profile: Copyright © 2014 AARP. Most people date quite a bit before they find “the one.” Even if all your dates are just dinner and a movie, dating can get expensive.
Baby boomers today are redefining life after 60 and setting an example for future generations.
We are pursuing our passions, exploring the world and looking for new relationships of all kinds.
A recent study by found that over 49 million people per month look for love on e Harmony and alone.
Here, statements women make in their profiles that chase away eligible bachelors. He hears: I'm not financially secure, and I believe men should take care of women. " asks Eli*, a 41-year-old from Orlando, FL, who's used online dating sites.
You may only mean you don't want a financial wreck for a boyfriend, but this request is a red flag for men.
Remember, it will always be available on cyberspace and you will attract some raunchy responses even with the best crafted profile and you don’t want those following you to your personal email or phone (or worse—to your home!
) Consider creating a separate, anonymous email just to give out to people who respond to your profile. If you’ve been recently divorced, widowed (or dumped), you may be feeling down.