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50+ dating at Fun Over 50

Dating 50+ is no different from any other dating - we are just a bit out of practice. Here is some advice to get you back in the dating scene with confidence.

To start dating over 50+, just read the advice below and remember - dating over 50 is FUN!

Over 50 dating is easy at Fun Over 50. You can start 50+ dating right away. It is free to join as a basic member and this lets you upload your profile and search for other 50 dating members who live in your area. Just choose an area (below) and see who else lives near you.

50+ dating is safe and secure as our website is tested daily. All contact is made through the website, so no other member will ever see your email address or private ontact details. See our 50 dating advice page or chat online to other Over 50 dating members NOW in our chatroom. It is never too late to find over 50 dating

50+ dating- Why should the others have all the fun?

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50+ dating

You never know - your perfect 50+ dating partner may be online now!

50+ dating is all about having fun. That is why our website is called FUN OVER 50. The website makes it easy to chat online and to break the ice, before getting to know each other more. There is no need to release your email address or telephone number to anyone - unless you want to. All contact is made through the website and you can "block" anyone who irritates you instantly. Even if you have not dated for a while, Fun Over 50 makes it all so easy. Chat online, share a video profile, send a virtual "gift" and chat one-to-one, anythime of the day or night. Isn't it time that you started having some fun?

Remember when you were a shy, spotty teenager going on your first date? I expect that you told your mum or dad where you were going and what time you would be back. It is still a good idea when going on a first date to tell a friend or relative where you are going and to follow these guidelines...

50+ dating advice...

1. If you haven't driven yourself to the pre-arranged meeting place, take your mobile phone with you and pre-enter a local taxi telephone number beforehand. Then if you want to make a quick exit you can ring for a taxi while in the loo to save any embarrassment. Be kind though - See number 5 below.

2. Meet in a public place, such as a bar, a restaurant or a cafe. This makes it easier to extract yourself if you feel that you have made a mistake in meeting someone. If you feel especially nervous or wary, perhaps you could arrange to have a friend or relative sitting discreetly in the background. Their opinion may be valuable and you could always express surprise at meeting them and introduce them to your date.

3. Don't rush things. It takes a while to get to know someone, so don't rush in too quickly. Try to establish a casual friendship before considering romance. This will give you time to get an idea about the other person's reliability and honesty. Remember too that the other person is probably also a bit nervous and cautious, so try not to rush them. Even if you fancy them like mad as soon as you meet - keep a little cool and let things develop at their own pace.

4. Check out your date for your own peace of mind. Get a phone number at home or at work before you meet, if you can. Give the number to a friend or relative before you go. (Some people are married and still dating and we cannot weed them out for you).

5. Be honest (but kind). If you really don't feel that there is any future in meeting again, gently tell your date, but thank them for the opportunity of meeting them and wish them well for the future. You will still have had an outing, some fun and some dating "practice". We can't all "click" with everyone. Don't be dishonest and say you will be in touch if you don't mean it. Kindness costs nothing.

6. Safe sex. (Yes, even the over 50's sometimes still have sex - despite what our children think). Don't rush into anything that you are not ready for, but if a relationship becomes physical, make sure that you practice safe sex by always using a condom for any penetrative sexual activity. Don't take any risks with your health. It only takes one occasion with an infected partner to ruin your life.

7. Be brave. Most people are honest, decent and nice. The risk of meeting a "bunny boiler" or psychopath are very slight. Take sensible precautions (see above) then just get out there and have some FUN! If nothing else, you will have had an outing, some laughter and hopefully, made a new friend.

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