" In short, "don't fake your age, height, or anything else for that matter," she says."You don't want to start off with dishonesty." Instead she says, if you love a certain fantasy novel, talk about it."Don't discount referrals or meeting by chance, just because everyone else seems to be using apps," she says.
"When you own where you are in your life, who you are, and are confident in your values and personality, you are more likely to find someone who is better suited for you," she says.
“Be the single you want to meet,” says Tammy Shaklee, relationship expert and founder of H4M Matchmakers.
When you're wondering if your smile lines are stopping Mr.
or Miss Right from swiping right, it's easy to forget that if you were ten years younger you wouldn't be who you are right now. Juliana Morris says love connections at an older age can be even more profound.
Whether you just left a bad marriage, or have been in the dating world for decades, it makes sense to feel like it's your turn to find love.
“Singles over 40 often have an Amazon Prime mentality when it comes to dating,” says relationship expert and founder of Smart Dating Academy, Bela Gandhi.
Eldad recommends searching Linkedin for a dating coach that melds with your personality, is ICF certified (that stands for International Coaching Federation), and has a proven track record.
"Do not modify who you are, do not copy someone else's profile, and for goodness sake," says Eldad, "stay away from trite quotes." To attract the kind of person you want to be with, it's most important that your profile reflects your authentic self.
If you know right away whether your first date is worthy of a second, you're setting yourself up for failure.