Dating etiquette at 40
But according to TODAY’s “This is 50” survey results, only 18 percent of single people in their 50s said they were dating.
On the positive side, the age 50-plus daters seem to be pretty darn smart when choosing a date-mate.
"I want women to feel they're desirable and hot," says Paula, who is 51 but looks younger.
"It's all about giving hope to women who feel they're on the scrap heap." With this in mind, one-to-one sessions are set up in the tea rooms of the capital's top hotels.
Dating at any age may feel complicated or overwhelming. In most cases, women over 40 have had enough dating experience to know what they do and do not want in a relationship.Women over 40 are more likely to be established, have homes, established friends, and secure jobs.You are more likely to know what you are looking for.Women disliked men who were rude to waiters, or showed no aptitude for the art of conversation.Yet the Radio 4 programme made no reference to the thousands of people for whom dates are like needles in haystacks.