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Is there a more exciting place to be than the over 40 dating scene? We have over three million members with thousands more joining every week!
On-line dating is the enjoyable, safe way to meet new people whatever your age or situation.
Now you have decided it’s time to find a new partner, Over 40 Dating is the place to be
If you hate having no one special in your life, then you have found the solution. Here at 40 dating, we have been helping people like you for many years. As the name suggests we specialise in mature dating for the over forties and currently have over two million clients in the UK alone!
All you need to do is sign up for free and you can use our system to find people who match your ideal profile for a date. You can sort in many ways including height, build, ethnicity, age, interests, religion, income and many more.
We are confident that this site will work for you as it has for many others. Take positive action now and start the new life that you deserve. Picture yourself coming home to a person that cares about you. Imagine getting ready to go out with your new date.
Whether you’re new to dating for the over 40’s or have tried it before, signing up is quick and easy. You can create a profile in minutes and let our single members know all about you and what you are looking for. This is your personal “advert” and should show why you are a great catch. Reveal some of your favourite things, hobbies and interests and give them an idea of your personality and character. But don’t let all your secrets out from the start!
And don’t just put yourself out there and wait for them to come to you – get searching! You can filter your potential matches in all sorts of ways – by location, physical type, personality, interests, star sign and more. This gives you an initial indication of whether you would be compatible, then you can read their profile and get in touch if they sound like your kind of person.
What you say to each other is up to you, and how long you chat for before arranging a date is also down to personal preferences but remember not to give any personal information until you are sure the time is right. From there on in it is all about enjoying the dates!
As well as offering a way to search for dates we also have advice and tips on on-line dating, writing your profile and first dates. We want to make dating a fun and successful experience.
The fact is that those singles over 40 and looking for a date have probably been married and have grown-up kids. They’re looking for something different from their next relationship, and are more active in finding the right person.
On-line dating has many benefits for the over 40’s. You can carry out your searches and send messages whenever suits you, fitting dating into your already busy schedule. And you could find that your social life and confidence are transformed after just a few conversations and meet-ups.
The over 40’s dating scene is vibrant and exciting, with more and more people heading on-line to find a new partner every single day. Why not seize this great opportunity to meet a new partner today?
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Seeing your date in person can often be make-or-break as it only takes a few minutes to get or make that all important first impression. If you’re captivated by their profile and personality, there is a good chance there’ll be some attraction when you start dating.
We all start relationships with a first date and if we get it right then a wonderful future may await you. Good places for a first date outside of bars and restaurants are those that partly attracted you to a date in the first place. If the other person is as mad on horse racing as you are then a picnic and visit to your local track makes perfect sense. Remember though that first dates are often best in daytime and in social surroundings. Think outside the box and you could find yourself off to a great start.
Take your time with your over 40 dating profile. Choose a photo that shows you in your best light and avoid passport photos that usually look grim. You may have a wonderful photo of you drunk at a party with your friends but it’s unlikely to get you many admirers online. Ideally your profile should have a range of photos which show the different sides of your character.
Avoid clichés in your profile such as ‘go with the flow’ or ‘happy go lucky’. These might be true but many other folk say the same thing. Try using things that individualize you such as a music gig you have just been to or a novel you have just finished. If eating out is your thing, then mention your favourite food. If you are lucky enough to have an great job, then describe it. You get the idea.
All of us are multi-dimensional and although it would be great to find the only other Donald Trump, fan club member in Sunderland who is over 6ft tall and whose favourite food is roast rat, it is unlikely. The best way to search is to firstly focus in on the things that are non-negotiable such as whether a person smokes or not and whether they are within a reasonable radius. After that, start adding all your likes and dislikes one at a time and slowly you will get to your perfect shortlist of potential people to chat to.
If someone you think looks good has read your profile and hasn’t sent you a message, please don’t give up hope! It’s still more common for the male members to be proactive than women with their online dating, Men often love the confidence that comes with you making the first move.
The same goes for the men. If you’ve winked at a lady and she hasn’t reciprocated then don’t fret, write to her. Keep your messages short and friendly but if they don’t write back then don’t stress about it. Online dating can be a numbers game.
Most online daters will meet at least one person they’re not that attracted to during the process. It’s totally normal and mirrors any other form of dating. Keep at it and when you do meet the perfect person you’ll know that it was worth the wait!
It is our main priority to make sure that you have a safe and successful experience on this website. We strongly recommend that you build up relationships over time and do not give out your personal telephone number or address to matches that interest you straight away.
It is unlikely that you would give your life story and all your details to somebody you had met for thirty minutes in the local pub and did not really know, so do not do it online either.
Online dating is different to traditional dating because you can be highly selective and take your time. Remember that you are fully in control and there is no rush at all to move things forward.
Use common sense just as you would in traditional dating. We believe that the best venue for a first date is always somewhere public. Also, that a first date during the daytime hours is sensible.
The world is full of happy couples. Many, met for the first time on this website. Enjoy the experience and happy dating!