Online dating for over 40

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The fact is that there are age cut-off points that most online daters tend to search by.The benchmarks generally happen in 5s and there are two big cut-offs at 40 and 50.How women present themselves is a topic about which I can speak more knowledgeably.

You spend part of your time trying to recover from, and make sense of, all these potentially lovely people who won’t give you the time of day, then the rest flicking off people in whom you have no interest. In theory, though, it should at least be less uncomfortably urgent for those of us of a certain age: somewhere between the first biological clock (gotta reproduce! We can treat the process itself — the search, the exchange of messages, the one-off dinners — as intellectually intriguing, diverting, amusing, and perhaps even a path toward self-knowledge.

I tell you the truth not to discourage you but to empower you.

Because men might not be finding you if you are over 40, I strongly suggest that you conduct your own searches and send messages to men that you would like to meet.

By a remarkable coincidence, what people notice first about each and every one is her distinctive smile and eyes.

Accompanying photos occasionally include kids and pets and sometimes are taken in (and of) exotic lands, the point apparently being to make the rest of us depressed about the repetitive, prosaic, embarrassingly local lives we — and apparently only we — are leading.

These modern dating applications and websites can honestly be very intimidating, and also risky for our “fine wine” demographics.

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