Now that we’ve established that online dating is a smart and necessary long-term strategy for women over 50, the question becomes, “What can you do better? Are you initiating contact with at least one man a day who states that he’s open to women your age?
When I have emailed some of those guys, I never hear back.I don’t mean those men any disrespect, I just want to date a guy closer to my age so that I have a longer future with him, and I don’t feel that I should have to apologize for that.I have taken your and others’ advice about profile writing, and I have great photos, so I feel confident that the problem is not in how I present myself. It always comes out eventually and I’d hate to have to explain myself then. I’ve noticed after my last birthday (I turned 54 in June) that the response I get on has dropped to almost nothing.It’s as though moving from the early 50s to the mid 50s is some kind of death-knell for a dating life.