Maybe you're fresh onto the dating scene after a divorce, or you've achieved your career goals and now you're ready to start a new chapter with someone special. Whatever your circumstances are, jumping into the world of online dating when you're over 40 can be tricky. Selfies, swiping, ghosting, catfishing… it's a brand new ball game. You want real results with real women who are genuinely interested in you.
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A few months ago, I was on a "dating over 50" panel intended to offer male perspectives to an entirely female audience. The hostess, a " dating coach ," invited three men -- the boyfriend of a friend of hers, the man she was dating at the time, and me -- to impart our experiences and advice. The boyfriend of her friend seemed a little shy and seemed not to want to be there, and his advice was bland but fine. I tend to be pretty direct, and believe if women want the male perspective, I should offer it warts and all.
The Best Dating Apps if You're Over 40
AskMen may get paid if you click a link in this article and buy a product or service. Sure, there are apps out there for just that purpose, but the majority of legitimate online dating sites actually match you with others for interactions ranging from friendships to marriage based specifically on who you are, regardless of your age and many other trivial factors. At the top of our list is Match , one of the most popular dating sites out there and for good a reason:
If you find yourself on the market in your 40s, wading into the app-dating world can feel daunting. There are literally hundreds of apps to choose from, and if you're a busy guy looking for something meaningful, scrolling through an endless stream of music-festival selfies probably isn't the best use of your time. But that doesn't mean smartphone dating isn't for you. We ranked the best apps that are friendly to people of slightly older age groups—paying special attention to the ones where you'll have the most potential matches to choose from.