So, since real life is not going to deliver, embrace the web, brace yourself and get on with it. You have a memory of dating that is of a more attractive, younger you and more attractive, younger dates. Read all our dating articles at High50: Datings Tips For Men - By A Man Who Was Suddenly Single After 28 Years He's Just Not That into You: When Internet Dates Go Wrong - And How To Deal With It Emotional Baggage: Post-Divorce, Can There Be A Happy Ever After?
So seeing and meeting people in their 50s is something of a shock. Earlier on Huff/Post50: On Instagram (i Phone and Android, free), users take photos from their daily lives and have the option to apply a variety of filters to enhance or touch-up their images.
Am I ready to deal with the emotions that will inevitably come as I get back into the dating game?It's similar to how a good resume gets you noticed so you get an interview.The following excerpt from "The Boomer's Guide to Online Dating" will help get you started on the right foot.Men seem to have a little more luck in this department, as women want to find men for their friends to get together with more than the other way round.Delightful Dick (my current consort) was introduced to two people: with one there was no spark and the other shocked him rigid, and not in a good way, with obscene remarks at their first meeting at the mutual friend's dinner table.Friends don't introduce you, and the two or three single guys you will happen across in everyday situations are very unlikely to float your boat.