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Consider going on double or group dates to make it a little easier on everyone.
When you begin dating, try planning fun, low key activities, like a lunch date instead of a fancy dinner or even a stroll in the park. Just make sure it’s something you and your date both enjoy.
Make the most of senior discounts, available everywhere from the theater to restaurants to museums.
Look into different ways of connecting with other seniors who are also interested in meeting new people, such as a book club, dinner group, class at the local senior center, or even a “seniors only” dating service or website.
Many seniors find themselves back in the dating scene at some point during their later years. It can be intimidating and even a little frightening. But, although the Internet has certainly created new ways of meeting a potential date, many seniors find that the actual dating experience itself has not really changed all that much over the years.
Dating at any time of life is about meeting someone, getting to know the person, connecting, and possibly committing yourself to having a close relationship with the person. Although it may seem a bit awkward at first, dating can be a lot of fun and a rewarding experience that gives seniors an opportunity to bring new people into their lives.
Here are some suggestions you might find helpful in your transition back into the dating world: