Posts By: Lyndon Ogden

Confidence for the Over 50 Dater

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Do you remember how nervous you were on your first date? Was it bravado or bluster that got you through it? Being scared silly of rejection isn’t just for the under 21’s. Fear is a constant, it’s how you react to it that’s key. “Brave People” are the ones that get on with it, they […]

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Am I in a Destructive Relationship?

Ultimately, the strength and longevity of any relationship is built on two things; respect and affection. From those two pillars, beautiful relationships can be built, but it takes strength, time and patience to get to that point. Destructive, violent behaviour in relationships is never acceptable, but a curious thing happens as we get older – […]

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A Refresher on Flirting for the Over 50s

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You’re hanging out at a party when, out of nowhere, you suddenly notice someone standing close to you.  In fact, you realize he or she keeps turning up nearby, trying to catch your eye. The two of you start talking and your new friend smiles, laughs, finds excuses to touch you and holds your gaze. […]

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8 Tips for Picking the Perfect First Date

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It’s amazing really, but even as seasoned experts of the dating scene, the first date can bring on a remarkable range of emotions. I guess it goes to show that just because we’re dating over 50, it doesn’t mean that we’ve got all of the answers. One of the most common questions we’re asked is […]

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The Rules of Dating Over 60

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Being single over 60 can feel like a strange place to be. Beyond our friends and family, it can be hard to know exactly how many of us there are out there looking for love. Many of us became single through choice, whilst for others, the decision wasn’t our own. However, what unites each of […]

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Should you be Embarrassed about Dating over 60?

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Back when I first set about the dating scene in earnest (which was, in fairness, quite a while ago), I couldn’t imagine dating at the age of 60. For one reason or another, it seemed to abstract. After all, aren’t all the over 60s married, and if they aren’t, surely they don’t have the same […]

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Should You Date Inside your Age Group?

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For whatever reason, a large number of us simply don’t like to date amongst our own age group. Sexual preferences in humans are defined at a relatively young age, and for some of us that means liking older or younger partners. Clearly then, it’s perfectly natural to date outside of your own age group, but […]

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Increased Online Dating Use – The Stats

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UK online dating market was estimated to be worth £150 million in 2014. Worldwide, there has been a 57% increase in the use of online dating sites. A 2015 Match.com and Ipsos ASI study indicates that there are 12.7 million singles in the UK . This is a sizeable proportion of the 40.2 million people between 18 and […]

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How to Succeed on the Over 50 Dating Scene

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Dating in your midlife can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. The secret to success is preparing yourself prior to putting yourself out there, that way you’ll be armed the essential tools to make the dating experience an enjoyable one and ultimately get you want; somebody special to spend your life with. So, […]

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Love on the Rocks: Tips for First Date Drinking

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First dates can be difficult waters to navigate, even at our age. They’re a mess of anticipation, emotion, confusion and excitement that, sometimes, leads to the very best night of our lives. That is, of course, if we can remember it in the first place because, surprise! England loves a good drink. By far the […]

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