Many of our dating preferences are formed in our 20s and 30s and, as a result, we may still think that we need to find someone physically stunning or wealthy to be happy.
The truth is that senior dating requires compromise in both directions.
Before you even start writing your dating profile, it makes sense to know what you are looking for.
This could be as simple as writing down a list of the characteristics that you are looking for in a partner.
Try to write your profile as if you were talking to a friend. Tell stories about the places that you have been and what they taught you.
One of the biggest mistakes that people make when they start dating after 60 is lying about their age or using a misleading picture. Hiding who you are hurts you in two important ways.
Some people are afraid to be too bold in their dating profiles.
Few men are going to look like Georgy Clooney and few women are going to look like Jane Seymour.
So, try to focus on characteristics that really make a difference – like personality, character, values, and passions.
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.
Be genuine and embrace what makes you a little quirky or different.