Learning the Lingo for Over 50 Dating Web Sites

By: Elizabeth Marie |

Unless you work somewhere where you come in touch with lots of women (a gynecologist’s office) or men (urologist’s office), the fastest and most efficient way to meet dating prospects is on an over 50 dating site.

Joining a web site for dating may seem a little intimidating, but have no fear, here are some tips and tricks (not those kinda tricks!) to help you succeed in love on over 50 dating websites.

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You need to learn the some of the lingo of over 50 online dating. If a woman describes herself as describes “cuddly,” then she is probably chubby. You should definitely check her photo, especially her arms and neck, that’s usually a dead giveaway if they are heavier than they let on.

If a guy writes on his profile, “I’ve been told I’m very handsome,” that compliment probably came from his mother or some other female relative. Guys who are good-looking don’t need to claim that a third party will vouch for their looks.

If she writes, “family is very important to me,” and she’s been divorced multiple times, then guess what? Family isn’t that important to her, but the idea might “sound good.” This type of women probably has a long list of demands that no one man could possibly fulfill.

If a guy says, “Looking to spoil the lady of my dreams with flowers and candlelit dinners” or guys who promise to “snuggle with you in front of the fireplace” and “enjoy sunset strolls on the beach,” watch out. These guys took a course on What Women Want to Hear 101.

If you’re interested in someone, move the conversation along from email to cell phone. Some people are great writers – or even have a friend ghostwriting for them. In a phone chat, you’ll get a better sense of whether your personalities click. Plus you’ll find out if he or she even has a personality. It’s a bad sign during the call if you’re checking your watch and praying that you lose your cell-phone signal.

Take things slowly, though the chemistry may be magnetic. Arrange to meet this person in a public place for the first couple of dates. Coffee places are the easiest low pressure dating spots, but don’t pick a noisy one, you need to be able to hear what your dating is saying.

Of course, the first step is to join a reputable over 50 dating web site with real profiles of real people. Get started today and meet the love of your life tomorrow!