What Every Senior Single Has In Common

Senior Dating

What Every Senior Single Has in Common

April Braswell

Written by: April Braswell

April Braswell

April Braswell is a senior dating expert, dating coach and professional dating profile writer. She leads dating, relationship and communication skills workshops throughout California.

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Edited by: Lillian Castro

Lillian Castro

Lillian Guevara-Castro brings more than 30 years of journalism experience to ensure DatingAdvice articles have been edited for overall clarity, accuracy, and reader engagement. She has worked at The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, The Gwinnett Daily News, and The Gainesville Sun covering lifestyle topics.

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Senior singles often feel that because they are not in perfect health like they were in their 20s and 30s, this means they cannot look for love on the senior dating sites like Silver Singles or Match.

Sometimes older singles don’t feel their most attractive selves because of the health challenges they face. They may even worry that their love life is over, and they’ll have to accept being alone for their golden years.

Nothing could be further from the truth.

All too often a single senior will think everyone else is in perfect health and only looking for a perfect life partner. This is erroneous thinking.

By the time men and women are in their 50s and 60s, they have all experienced some health issues.

Having health issues, going through them and managing them is part of life and the life cycle.

Everyone gets something sometime.

Whether it’s that football knee finally needing a surgery or that hip issue you’ve had for years now requiring a replacement, singles in their 50s are used to having to manage their health more concertedly than their younger peers.

If you live in an area that experiences severe cold, snow and ice in the winter, you might be battling a cold or the flu in the wintertime.

If it’s been a few years since you were on a date or you’re newly divorced or single again after the death of your spouse, you might be feeling intimated to put yourself back out there as a senior single wanting a romantic mate.

Perhaps you’re feeling lonely and desire to share your life with another. Good for you!

“Just because your health isn’t perfect

doesn’t mean you’re not a viable choice.”

You really can do this again.

Dating and romantic relationships are not just for the young. Millions of single seniors like yourself are seeking a new life partner online. You can, too.

Just because your health is less than perfect does not mean you’re not a viable and lovely choice for a romantic life partner.

Nor does it mean you need to express your honesty by citing your health challenges in your dating profile. You are not lying to others online by omitting your obstacles from your profile.

Until you’ve found someone you are interested in pursuing a relationship with, it is nobody’s business but your own.

After a few dates, when you two are discussing seeing each other exclusively, then that will be the right time to open up.

Meanwhile, go ahead and get spiffed up and get some great profile photos taken.

Then write a profile expressing yourself as a marvelous mature mate and publish your senior singles profile.

Who knows what wonderful people you’ll meet online when you do?

Do you already have a dating profile online, or is your health holding you back? How do you plan to overcome that?

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