If you think you're too old for love or you stopped believing that you can find someone to love who'll love you back, think again. Focus on what you've gained — rich experiences, accomplishments, survivor skills and wisdom.
Then create a profile that reflects who are you, what you want and includes recent photos. Your date will wonder, "If he's not honest about his age, what other lies is he telling? Be self-aware, not rigid One advantage of age is self-awareness.
Don't post the online profile of Dorian Gray by showing off your shiny youth. When you know yourself better, you can quickly size up what you want in someone else.
For example, if you like the outdoors, join a gay hiking or walking group, and meet men while you get fresh air and exercise.
Focus on smaller parties, events centered on hobbies and interests, and volunteer opportunities.
The same online dating etiquette applies — be honest about who you are and what type of relationship you seek.
If you are bisexual, the expectation would be that you list yourself as bisexual, even if do not have that requirement for a potential match.Neither is dating at midlife — especially if you're a gay man. But don't let that be your excuse for sitting home on Saturday night watching reruns of The Golden Girls.Whether you're single again after the end of a long-term relationship or you've been around the block a few times still on the hunt for Mr. These strategies can help you develop your inner explorer to make dating after 50 a little less daunting: 1.Especially at this stage of life, why would you want a relationship that doesn't bring you happiness?I can think of something far worse than being single, gay and older. Dave Singleton works for AARP Publications and has written two books and numerous columns on dating and relationships.The truth is that sometimes when you want a relationship so badly, you draft the first reasonable candidate.