Dating After 50: tips for carrying it out Right

Dating After 50: tips for carrying it out Right

Don’t Talk About Your Ex Partner

These are uncomfortable territory, you’ve likely had your fair share of relationship ups and downs over the years if you’re in your 50s. Although it may be tempting to discuss previous relationships (especially should your date takes the discussion there first), resist the desire, particularly from the date that is first. Chatting at any size regarding your ex (or worse—how your ex-husband cheated, or your last relationship finished because your boyfriend couldn’t get their life together) may very well be a downright turn-off.

Keep carefully the discussion good, and resist sharing your relationship war tales. It brief and tactful if you do mention your ex, or your date asks, keep.

Do Mention The Kids, but Don’t Gush

If you’ve got kids, mention them if expected or if it arises obviously in discussion (it very nearly will certainly), but don’t carry on incessantly about them, specially on an initial date. Your date is much more probably be enthusiastic about hearing about yourself than regarding your son’s university choices or your daughter’s new punk-rock-loving boyfriend. Continue reading