Tell everyone you know that you're interested in dating. Save Money: Get AARP member discounts on travel, shopping and more 2. It's not "two girls for every boy," like the Beach Boys sang, but demographics trend that way. The good news: As the decades pass, women increasingly outnumber men, which subtly works in your favor. That's one reason why Betty and Veronica no longer sit by the phone waiting for Archie to call. And while you're at it, make sure your Facebook page won't raise eyebrows.
Use the classic dating strategies: introductions through friends, blind dates, meeting through activities (work, recreation, religious, etc.), and plain old serendipity. Through them, you'll probably meet women who also enjoy them, women who might become friends — and eventually, maybe more. So the odds are in men's favor — and women know it. Try to correct misinformation, or at least be prepared to prove that you're not the escaped serial killer who shares your name.
If you've ever wondered why dating felt like you were driving with one foot on the brake and one foot on the gas or you're wondering why you're not meeting great guys to spend time with, I'd like to share something with you.
First, you want to put in writing both your short term and your long term dating goals.
To allow oneself to become jaded and bitter about the ageist mistreatment that exists only causes personal suffering and could potentially block real dating opportunities from being recognized.
Sexiness is an attitude that is attainable by anyone at any age.
Not being in a relationship or having a partner during the holidays can feel lonely and impart a sense of permanent singleness.