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By Joan Price You’re ready to connect for dating, sex, love, companionship – but dating as a senior might feel awkward and downright weird. How do you navigate online dating and avoid the pitfalls that send potential dates running in the other direction?
Here are some dating tips for getting back on the horse: 1.
his dry sense of humor kills you, and dang those eyes!
And then you learn that the same year you graduated college, he was wrapping up his freshman year—of high school.
Make sure your profile conveys what’s unique about you. Do not wear sunglasses or hide under a hat or shadow. You may think that claiming to be younger than you are increases your chances, but once the truth comes out—and it will! They will see for themselves the first time you meet anyway. A first date is not an audition for a soul mate; it’s just an audition for a second date. You’ll learn as much about yourself as the other person. Practice a way to say your version of “I’ve enjoyed meeting you, but I don’t think we’re a match,” so that you can express it clearly and politely. When you think a connection might become sexual, have a clear conversation about safer sex, including barrier protection.
Have someone else take your photo—too many people post “selfies” that show them scowling or squinting because they can’t see the tiny window without their reading glasses (and don’t want to wear them in the photo). —your date can’t help but see you as someone who started out with a lie.
Your biological clock is ticking away, meanwhile his might not even be turned on.
Younger men are as adventurous outside of the bedroom as they are inside it, and they’ll bring out a more youthful, vibrant side of you, says Lori Bizzoco, founder and executive editor of Cupids “He will see you as smarter and worldlier, so he’ll want to please you, not just physically but emotionally and intellectually,” she says.
“He’ll come up with creative date ideas that bring back romance and youth, and make you feel empowered and appreciated.”When you enter into a new relationship, it’s no secret you’re bringing former boyfriends along with you. “Men can have preconceived notions about women and relationships based on past experiences,” says Samantha Daniels, a professional matchmaker and president of Samantha's Table Matchmaking.
Add the fact that younger guys have more stamina, and you just may have a match made in orgasm heaven.“A younger man has more energy and is more willing to try things,” says Lindsay Slosberg, dating expert for the app Let’s Date.
“In turn, doing new things increases dopamine in the brain, triggering a desire to spend more time together and assisting in lighting your sexual fire.”An even bigger bedroom bonus?
If a lot of your guy’s friends are like him—young and single—going out to bars until 4 a.m.