One of my personal missions is to convince women my age that they do not need to be invisible.
Gone are the days when “aging gracefully” was the only appropriate option for people our age.
Sprucing up your dating profiles with better photos and shorter bios with upbeat key words and deleting bad selfies can help boost your chances of finding a prospective suitor online, experts say.
And now is the peak time to meet that special someone. The dating site reports 50 million messages sent and 1 million dates occurring during this time.
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Am I ready to deal with the emotions that will inevitably come as I get back into the dating game?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.Since many women in the community are looking for a romantic relationship, I decided to write a series of senior dating tips, based on my conversations with our members.This first article will cover the first thing that most people see when they find you on any relationship-focused website – your profile.That means using too many dating sites can mean you’re less likely to meet someone you actually want to have a relationship with. You should also avoid words like “independent,” Gandhi says.“A lot of the time when someone reads the word ‘independent’ they read ‘I don’t need a man,’ or ‘I don’t need a woman.’ I steer away clients from the word independent because it looks abrasive on paper. Stay active Gandhi says you must update your profile at least once a week by subbing in a new photo or changing up your bio to keep it fresh. These algorithms preference people that are active on their own profile and with other people. Give people something new to look at, don’t just wait like a honey pot,” she says. There’s a tone around it that’s never positive in writing,” she says. If there is a space on a dating profile to list your faith or political affiliation that’s fine to do, but don’t mention it in your bio. Or, you could even come up with a name for your mystery man or woman and keep them in your mind when you write your profile.During this phase, it’s also important to give your expectations a reality check.