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April Braswell

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April Braswell is a senior dating expert, dating coach and professional dating profile writer. You can sign up for her ezine at www.AprilBraswell.com and get a free gift ecourse when you do. | Connect on Google+.
2 Vital Lessons Single Seniors Can Learn from “The Golden Girls”

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2 Vital Lessons Single Seniors Can Learn from “The Golden Girls”
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2 Vital Lessons Single Seniors Can Learn from “The Golden Girls”

By: April Braswell • 11/24/14

What senior single doesn’t love at least one classic TV show? One of the fun things to do while watching these shows...(read more)

Lube Shopping: 4 Things Every Senior Woman Must Know
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Lube Shopping: 4 Things Every Senior Woman Must Know

By: April Braswell • 8/25/14

Most women over 50, whether or not they are post-menopausal, find they need a personal lubricant for sharing senior...(read more)

5 Things Only Single Senior Women Can Understand
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5 Things Only Single Senior Women Can Understand

By: April Braswell • 7/18/14

Now that the clock has turned and you are over 50 years old, you have surely noticed how dating is different.
...(read more)

3 Ways Your Game Has Changed (& Why She Won’t Care)
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3 Ways Your Game Has Changed (& Why She Won’t Care)

By: April Braswell • 6/23/14

By the time you’re in your 50s and 60s, one of the great joys of dating is all of the high-pressure expectations...(read more)

Over 50? 3 Reasons Men Want You More Than Ever
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Over 50? 3 Reasons Men Want You More Than Ever

By: April Braswell • 5/30/14

Dating in your 50s is different than dating in your 20s and 30s.
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Why Turning 50 Could Rejuvenate Your Dating Life
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Why Turning 50 Could Rejuvenate Your Dating Life

By: April Braswell • 5/20/14

Does AARP finally have you on their membership roster? This year the last vestige of baby boomers turns 50 years old.
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Senior Intimacy Issues: When Your Mate Hasn’t Hit Menopause
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Senior Intimacy Issues: When Your Mate Hasn’t Hit Menopause

By: April Braswell • 4/29/14

As a baby boomer couple, you might have read magazine and newspaper articles depicting the majority of women over the...(read more)

Newsflash Seniors: We All Know Your Profile Pic is Photoshopped
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Newsflash Seniors: We All Know Your Profile Pic is Photoshopped

By: April Braswell • 4/24/14

Are you a baby boomer single searching for just the right photos to include in your senior dating profile?
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I Want to Date Younger Women. Is That Wrong?
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I Want to Date Younger Women. Is That Wrong?

By: April Braswell • 4/18/14

Reader Question:
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5 Modern Dating Customs That Show Times Have Changed
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5 Modern Dating Customs That Show Times Have Changed

By: April Braswell • 4/12/14

Dating in the 1970s, with the advent of the modern feminist movement, left so many boomer women confused about dating...(read more)

My Husband is Ill and I Want to Date. Any Advice?
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My Husband is Ill and I Want to Date. Any Advice?

By: April Braswell • 4/11/14

Reader Question:
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Senior Men, Stop Being Cheap on Dates!
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Senior Men, Stop Being Cheap on Dates!

By: April Braswell • 4/3/14

Perennially beloved actress Betty White as Rose Nylund in the '80s and '90s classic TV show "Golden Girls" had a...(read more)

3 Ways to Dress for a Senior Woman
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3 Ways to Dress for a Senior Woman

By: April Braswell • 3/24/14

Guys, you’re a mature man now over 50 years old. You have so many clothing choices to select from in the modern era...(read more)

How Long Should Seniors Date Before Getting Married?
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How Long Should Seniors Date Before Getting Married?

By: April Braswell • 3/18/14

Are things getting serious between you and your senior mate?
...(read more)

He is Really Crabby. How Do I Handle It?
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He is Really Crabby. How Do I Handle It?

By: April Braswell • 3/7/14

Reader Question:
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Having Problems in the Bedroom?
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Having Problems in the Bedroom?

By: April Braswell • 3/1/14

While your bedroom forays may be daily, many couples over 50 find intimacy has changed and are looking for some...(read more)

I Want to Meet a Gentleman. Can You Help Me?
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I Want to Meet a Gentleman. Can You Help Me?

By: April Braswell • 2/28/14

Reader Question:
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Meeting Singles in This Winter Wonderland
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Meeting Singles in This Winter Wonderland

By: April Braswell • 2/21/14

Winter brings snow and blizzards to much of North America. In Canada and the United States, most singles are faced with...(read more)

Cheap Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas
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Cheap Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

By: April Braswell • 2/11/14

When you’re in a new relationship and it’s your first Valentine’s Day together, you can be feeling a bit confused...(read more)

3 Warning Signs It’s Too Early to Commit
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3 Warning Signs It’s Too Early to Commit

By: April Braswell • 2/7/14

Many single men over 50 have confided in me as a dating coach that they just want to be lazy when it comes to dating,...(read more)

Do You Have Any Tips for Dating a Widow?
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Do You Have Any Tips for Dating a Widow?

By: April Braswell • 1/24/14

Reader Question:
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It’s Not Too Early to Plan for Valentine’s Day
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It’s Not Too Early to Plan for Valentine’s Day

By: April Braswell • 1/18/14

I was just on TV in San Diego last week, and part of the advice I found I needed to share with the male viewers was they...(read more)

The #1 Senior Dating Activity You Should Do This Month
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The #1 Senior Dating Activity You Should Do This Month

By: April Braswell • 1/7/14

The weather outside really might be frightful where you live as the frigid days of January start.
...(read more)

What are You Doing New Year’s Eve?
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What are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

By: April Braswell • 12/30/13

Ella Fitzgerald warbled that question to so many over the years with her marvelous voice.
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Santa Didn’t Bring Me a Senior Mate
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Santa Didn’t Bring Me a Senior Mate

By: April Braswell • 12/26/13

The Christmas gifts have all been unwrapped and the wrapping paper and bows disposed of into the recycling bins. Another...(read more)

I’m a Widow. Where Do I Start to Date?
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I’m a Widow. Where Do I Start to Date?

By: April Braswell • 12/6/13

Reader Question:
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Holiday Pickup Lines for Seniors
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Holiday Pickup Lines for Seniors

By: April Braswell • 12/3/13

The holiday season is a perfect time for senior singles to get out and socialize with their fellow baby boomers. It is...(read more)

I’m 72 Years Old. Should I Try an Online Dating Service?
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I’m 72 Years Old. Should I Try an Online Dating Service?

By: April Braswell • 11/15/13

Reader Question:
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I Contracted Psoriasis and Feel Like a Hermit. What Should I Do?
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I Contracted Psoriasis and Feel Like a Hermit. What Should I Do?

By: April Braswell • 11/1/13

Reader Question:
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What Not to Wear On a First Date
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What Not to Wear On a First Date

By: April Braswell • 10/30/13

If you’re anything like me, you’re a fan of the popular TV show “What Not to Wear” and are even starting to...(read more)

The New Way to Find Senior Romance
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The New Way to Find Senior Romance

By: April Braswell • 10/25/13

If you’re a midlife single who has been reading my articles over the past few years, you know by now I recommend...(read more)

Why Do Men My Age Only Want to Date Younger Women?
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Why Do Men My Age Only Want to Date Younger Women?

By: April Braswell • 10/25/13

Reader Question:
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Where are the Single Senior Women Hiding?
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Where are the Single Senior Women Hiding?

By: April Braswell • 10/9/13

By the time they’ve reached their 50s, mature single men find it challenging to locate not just single senior women...(read more)

October Activities for Meeting Eligible Singles
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October Activities for Meeting Eligible Singles

By: April Braswell • 10/1/13

Mature dating prospects are no longer so easily and casually moving in and out of your daily activities the way they...(read more)

He is a Financial Train Wreck. What Should I Do?
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He is a Financial Train Wreck. What Should I Do?

By: April Braswell • 9/27/13

Reader Question:
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How to Meet Active Senior Women
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How to Meet Active Senior Women

By: April Braswell • 8/30/13

If you’re a mature single man and interested in a long-term relationship with a boomer woman, then you might be having...(read more)

What Senior Women Should Consider Before Getting Intimate
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What Senior Women Should Consider Before Getting Intimate

By: April Braswell • 8/21/13

It’s the 21st century. You and your senior mate are both adults.
...(read more)

3 Ways to Inject More Romance Into Your Relationship
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3 Ways to Inject More Romance Into Your Relationship

By: April Braswell • 8/7/13

Once you and your mature single lady have been on a few dates and have decided you’re both interested in pursuing a...(read more)

How to Make the Most of a Senior Singles Event
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How to Make the Most of a Senior Singles Event

By: April Braswell • 8/2/13

So you’re getting out and socializing at a variety of groups, associations and activities. Good for you!
...(read more)

What to Do When She Doesn’t Want to Marry You
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What to Do When She Doesn’t Want to Marry You

By: April Braswell • 7/12/13

Many men in their 50s, 60s and older were raised to be gentlemen.
...(read more)

What Every Senior Single Has in Common
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What Every Senior Single Has in Common

By: April Braswell • 7/3/13

Senior singles often feel that because they are not in perfect health like they were in their 20s and 30s, this means...(read more)

4 Tips for Taking Great Profile Pictures
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4 Tips for Taking Great Profile Pictures

By: April Braswell • 6/27/13

Before you venture out to the senior dating sites to post your profile, you first want to be prepared with a group of...(read more)

Newsflash: Senior Women Aren’t Looking for Daddies
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Newsflash: Senior Women Aren’t Looking for Daddies

By: April Braswell • 6/13/13

Baby boomer women who are single again or perhaps never married have a different relationship goal than their younger...(read more)

Summer Dating Tips for Single Seniors
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Summer Dating Tips for Single Seniors

By: April Braswell • 5/29/13

If you’re a senior single, I’ll bet one of the challenges you’re facing in your dating life is where to meet other...(read more)

3 Ways to Win the Heart of a Senior Woman
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3 Ways to Win the Heart of a Senior Woman

By: April Braswell • 5/22/13

Here is some help for the baby boomer single men seeking some tips for the modern singles world.
...(read more)

Is Money Tight? Try These Cheap and Romantic Dates
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Is Money Tight? Try These Cheap and Romantic Dates

By: April Braswell • 5/15/13

Maybe your idea of a great first date requires dinner at a lovely restaurant with ambiance, soft candlelight and a hefty...(read more)

Fun Date Ideas Perfect for Senior Couples
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Fun Date Ideas Perfect for Senior Couples

By: April Braswell • 5/9/13

Baby boomer first dates often differ from the first dates of 20-something and 30-something daters.
...(read more)

Senior Singles, Stop Making These Profile Mistakes
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Senior Singles, Stop Making These Profile Mistakes

By: April Braswell • 5/1/13

If you’re a midlife single looking for a modern relationship, do you have a profile up on one of the hip senior dating...(read more)

Pet Names Senior Couples Should Never Use Once They Become Exclusive
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Pet Names Senior Couples Should Never Use Once They Become Exclusive

By: April Braswell • 4/25/13

One of the challenges with senior singles dating is not only is the dating scene different than when you were in your...(read more)

Got Your Tax Return? Here’s the Best Way to Spend it
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Got Your Tax Return? Here’s the Best Way to Spend it

By: April Braswell • 4/17/13

Once you filed your tax return and calculated you’d be getting a refund, it’s fun to start planning how you will...(read more)

I’ve Been Online for Three Months with No Response. What’s the Matter?
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I’ve Been Online for Three Months with No Response. What’s the Matter?

By: April Braswell • 4/12/13

Reader Question:
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3 First Date Topics for Baby Boomer Men to Avoid
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3 First Date Topics for Baby Boomer Men to Avoid

By: April Braswell • 4/10/13

Many single baby boomer men are getting into dating again after a dry spell.
...(read more)

Spring Romance for Senior Singles
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Spring Romance for Senior Singles

By: April Braswell • 4/3/13

When the daffodils are breaking through the remaining snow on the ground, that slight fragrance of springtime flowers...(read more)

How Should Single Baby Boomers Dress for a First Date?
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How Should Single Baby Boomers Dress for a First Date?

By: April Braswell • 3/29/13

Since I’ve already discussed how I recommend senior single men to dress for a first date, here’s some help for their...(read more)

How Long Should a Baby Boomer First Date Last?
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How Long Should a Baby Boomer First Date Last?

By: April Braswell • 3/23/13

You’re a motivated midlife single looking for love online with a fellow baby boomer single.
...(read more)

How Midlife Singles Can Date Again After a Death
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How Midlife Singles Can Date Again After a Death

By: April Braswell • 3/17/13

When you are single again after the death of your beloved spouse, getting back out into the world of modern dating can...(read more)

Who Pays on a Baby Boomer Date?
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Who Pays on a Baby Boomer Date?

By: April Braswell • 3/7/13

When it comes to senior dating, both men and women are wondering what is the modern singles expectation at the end of a...(read more)

Image Tips for Midlife Single Women Dating Again
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Image Tips for Midlife Single Women Dating Again

By: April Braswell • 2/28/13

If you’re a midlife single woman who wants to dive back into the modern world of dating, there are a few tips I always...(read more)

Tips for Facing Senior Men Who Only Date Younger Women
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Tips for Facing Senior Men Who Only Date Younger Women

By: April Braswell • 2/21/13

As a woman, whatever your time of life, it’s important for you to feel vital and attractive in yourself first.
...(read more)

Why Midlife Singles Need More Friends
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Why Midlife Singles Need More Friends

By: April Braswell • 2/13/13

If you’re a senior single in your 50s, in addition to your desire for a new life mate, you want to add more new...(read more)

What Senior Singles Do with Dates That Weren’t a Match
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What Senior Singles Do with Dates That Weren’t a Match

By: April Braswell • 2/7/13

Sometimes it can feel like your dating life is going nowhere. Maybe you’ve been on a handful of first dates now, and...(read more)

How Senior Men Can Choose a Great Personal Scent
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How Senior Men Can Choose a Great Personal Scent

By: April Braswell • 2/1/13

One attribute of dapper men and sartorial dressers is these men wear a cologne or aftershave that makes a favorable...(read more)

How Senior Men Can End a First Date with No Sizzle
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How Senior Men Can End a First Date with No Sizzle

By: April Braswell • 1/26/13

You finally got to meet her for that great first date after you two met online on a senior dating site. You were a...(read more)

How Senior Women Can End a First Date That Wasn’t a Match
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How Senior Women Can End a First Date That Wasn’t a Match

By: April Braswell • 1/17/13

You two spotted each other on a senior singles site, flirted for a week and arranged to meet for a first date within two...(read more)

How to Date Again for Divorced Senior Men with Teens
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How to Date Again for Divorced Senior Men with Teens

By: April Braswell • 1/10/13

If you’re a senior man in your 50s and facing getting back into the singles game after your divorce, and if it’s...(read more)

What Not to Talk About On a First Date
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What Not to Talk About On a First Date

By: April Braswell • 12/31/12

Before we cover what are some fun and engaging conversation topics for a first date for senior single women, let me...(read more)

What to Bring on Dates for Senior Men
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What to Bring on Dates for Senior Men

By: April Braswell • 12/24/12

Whether you’re meeting your lady this evening after meeting in the offline real world or you two met on an online...(read more)

Ways Senior Women Can Have Healthy Dating Lives
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Ways Senior Women Can Have Healthy Dating Lives

By: April Braswell • 12/17/12

Senior single women can have and enjoy a healthy dating and social life. In fact, with so many of the age biases...(read more)

How to Pick Up a Single Senior
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How to Pick Up a Single Senior

By: April Braswell • 12/8/12

Where ever you go during your day, whether it is going shopping or going to the library, grabbing a bite to eat or...(read more)

How to Pick Up Senior Singles at the Food Court
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How to Pick Up Senior Singles at the Food Court

By: April Braswell • 12/2/12

Where can you go to meet potential mature mates? One of the places that always draws a good crowd any time of year is...(read more)

Maximize Holiday Shopping to Meet a Potential Mate
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Maximize Holiday Shopping to Meet a Potential Mate

By: April Braswell • 11/30/12

Now that the holiday shopping season is well underway, maybe you don’t yet have a mature mate to introduce to your...(read more)

How to Introduce Your Senior Mate to Family During Holidays
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How to Introduce Your Senior Mate to Family During Holidays

By: April Braswell • 11/21/12

With Thanksgiving opening up the November and December holiday season, if you’re a senior single with a new beau or...(read more)

Senior Single Guys: How to Dress for First Date Success
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Senior Single Guys: How to Dress for First Date Success

By: April Braswell • 11/8/12

Guys, now is not the time to dress too casually. You’ve gone to all that trouble to join a great online dating site...(read more)

Where Can You Meet Quality Senior Singles?
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Where Can You Meet Quality Senior Singles?

By: April Braswell • 11/7/12

It’s not just a dating dilemma for daters over 40 and 50. Singles of every age group always want to know where they...(read more)

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