Dating After 50 For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118460944
  • ISBN-13: 9781118460948
  • DDC: 646.77
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 312 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Almost everyone associates falling in love with their younger years, but as the boomer generation ages, more and more people over 50 are jumping back into the dating scene for the first time (in a long time) and need advice and guidance on how the dating world (and ways to find a soul mate) have changed since they last tested the water. Coverage in Dating After 50 For Dummies includes the physical and emotional benefits of sex and relationships as we age, confidence boosters to help meet, date, and start a relationship with Mr. or Ms. Right, dating site options and signing up for the first trial, safety concerns, the latest tips about dealing with money matters, fun and different dating ideas, how to introduce a new partner to ones children, dating and relationship advice and considerations for gays and lesbians, dealing with medical issues that can make sex difficult, and suggestions for how to build self-esteem and feel sexy 24-hours a day. Wileys AARP-branded titles fulfill the AARP promise of providing its members with the know-how to accomplish a task while offering insight on how the new knowledge fosters lifelong growth and improves quality of life. These titles contain examples, ideas, and human interest as well as useful take-away skills that inspire and empower the over-50 reader and enhance and reinforce AARPs role as trusted advisor.  

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Getting Started with Dating after 50.
2: Jumping (Back) into the Dating Pool.
3: Determining Whether You're Ready for a Relationship.
4: Figuring out Who You're Looking For.
5: Bringing Your Best Self to the Dating World.
6: Where and How to Go Looking for Love.
7: Putting Yourself out There.
8: The Online Dating Scene: Choosing, Learning, Winning.
9: Mastering the First Date.
10: Staying Safe while Playing the Field.
11: Keeping Things Fresh and New: Dating Ideas.
12: Taking Things to the Next Level.
13: Making Introductions to Loved Ones.
14: Let's Talk about Sex.
15: Sex Together: Potential Issues of Middle Age and Beyond.
16: Considering Money Matters.
17: Addressing Special Situations.
18: Dealing with Medical Needs.
19: Staying Connected with Your Friends while Dating.
20: Unique Considerations for Gays and Lesbians.
21: The Part of Tens.
22: Ten Common Dating Challenges to Overcome.
23: Ten Signs of a Solid and Worthy Relationship.
24: Ten Over-the-Top Dates Designed to Impress.
About the Author.
Author's Acknowledgments.