Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Would A Senior Online Dating Service Work For You

We all know that dating at any age can be daunting. But when you are a little older and perhaps fussier, a senior online dating service can be just the ticket to finding your perfect mate.

We are all living longer due to advances in our diet, medical research and our lifestyles. Our financial circumstances have improved. We are less likely to be living with our kids or grandkids. Sometimes through death or divorce, we can end up facing our senior moments alone. Some people relish the freedom this can bring but others are lonely and would love to enjoy a committed relationship.

It is fairly difficult to meet someone special when you are in your twenties and thirties. Don't believe me? Just have a glance at the book titles on the best seller lists. You will see books on finding and keeping the man/woman for you, the golden rules of dating, meeting the perfect man/woman etc.

It can often be more difficult for older people to meet potential partners. You are very unlikely to go to the local disco. You may find going into a restaurant or bar on your own intimidating and you are probably retired so meeting someone at work is not an option.

By joining a senior dating service, you can meet likeminded individuals of a certain age, economic status and marital status. For example, you may prefer not to date a divorced man. Or you may prefer that your potential partner has been in a committed relationship previously. You may want the other person to share your religious or cultural beliefs. An online dating service will help you to meet someone who fulfils this "shopping list" of requirements.

When you join an online service, you need to remember that your personal safety is paramount. There is no reason to become alarmed as the majority of members on these sites are there for the same reason as you are i.e. to meet a companion. Exercise common sense and caution when dealing with anyone you don't know regardless of how friendly they seem. If you arrange to meet a prospective partner, always do so in a public place and give a friend or family member the details. Never disclose too much information about yourself particularly your home address or your financial details until you have met the other person and have formed the basis of a relationship. You wouldn't walk into a bar and start telling another customer that you have $100,000 in your bank account. Friendships which start online can become very intense very quickly. It is partly because we lose our inhibitions and can be ourselves without worrying about what we look like or how tall we are etc. But you do not know someone until you have met them and their family/friends.

Senior online dating services work - you only need to ask some of their satisfied customers. Try them out today as your Mr/Mrs right may be online now.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Senior Citizens Dating- Are You Ready To Take The Plunge

Forget knitting, crochet or golf. Senior Citizens Dating is booming as many of us reach retirement and realise that the golden years are ideal for sharing.

The family is raised - well yes I know they are probably still your babies and may even be living at home (when will they move out?) but in fairness once they hit 30 your job is done. The career ladder has been climbed, the retirement check has been cashed, but you are not yet ready for a life of rocking chairs and bingo.

Dating at any age can be nerve racking. Now we are older, we have, hopefully!, accepted that we aren't Grace Kelly or Rock Hudson. We are generally happy with our appearance although we would make an effort when going on a date. We have achieved most of what we want out of life so are not looking to another person to provide us with a family or stability. Just someone to share precious moments.

But while we may be happy with our lives and feel confident in most areas, it is very rare not to feel nervous when you first contact a senior citizen dating service. What type of service would you prefer to use? You can access senior online dating services, a senior dating group or the personals in your local paper should have a section for seniors.

So how do you prepare for your first senior date? Well to all intents and purposes it is almost like an interview. You need to be aware of your own strengths and weaknesses. Some dating companies will ask you to complete a questionnaire detailing these.

It can be difficult to write a paragraph describing yourself in the best possible light but your best friends could help a lot. Just ask them to give you a list of your best qualities and to put your less attractive personality traits in the most positive language possible. For example, if you have a tendency to talk incessantly - a common complaint among us women, your best friend is not likely to describe you as having verbal diarrhea. Instead they may say you are exuberant or enthusiastic.

I am not suggesting you lie. It is a waste of time although very common. Have you ever looked at the personal ads? Almost every person describes themselves as having a GSOH i.e. a great sense of humour. Only say that if it is true. Your perfect match may not want someone who cracks jokes every five minutes. Be yourself, don't try to be someone else.

Also think about the qualities that you would like your partner to have. Would they be married, divorced, single or widowed? Does their religious or cultural background matter to you? What about their financial status?

Going dating is rather like going shopping. You hope that you will find the perfect match but you should be willing to enjoy the experience regardless. I think we should look, at senior citizens, dating as a way to grab whatever opportunities we have to enjoy our lives as much as possible.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Tips For Deciding If You Click With Your Date

There is a sad reality that is happening in our society today. We go on a date with someone. We think that things are going great. We have had a wonderful time. After the date is over, we never hear from the other person again. We are left with feelings of inadequacy, confusion, and frustration. We do not know why things did not work out or what the reasoning is, so this makes the situation even worse. We blame ourselves and wonder what we are doing wrong.

You can find out on a first date how things are going and if there is a future for the relationship. There are specific signs that you should watch for. If you are able to spot these signs on a first date you will know what the future is going to bring.

You should pay attention to the body language of your date. See how they are reacting to you during conversations. This includes things such as eye contact. If a person is interested in you, they will look into your eyes while you are talking. Eyes are the key to a person’s soul. If you watch the eyes, you will soon find out what the person is thinking and how they are feeling about things.

Mimicking your gestures is another part of body language that is very important. It will be done out of habit. It is not a conscious reaction, but occurs when you are doing something that your date finds attractive. The more your date is copying your actions and motions, the more interested they are in you.

If a person is mimicking your actions or leaning towards you during a conversation, these are signs that the date is going well and is a success. Head nodding or tilting while you are speaking are other signs to pay attention to. These signs mean that a person is interested in the conversation and what you are saying. If a person crosses their arms while you are talking, this is a negative sign and a warning flag. They are showing signs of resistance or anger towards you and the way that the date is going.

There are many differences between genuine flirting and faking a date. Knowing the difference between these can help you to know the future of the relationship and where things are headed. If the person is smiling, has eye contact for long periods of time, and can be seen biting or licking their lips while touching you, it is a good sign that they are into you.

People that spend time touching or fixing their clothes or hair shows that they are focused on their appearance. Oftentimes women will cross and then uncross their legs. Men will throw their shoulders back as a sign of flirting.

The ending of the date is also very important. You need to focus on how the other person acts when they are leaving you after the date. If a person walks you to the door instead of dropping you off at the curb, this is a very good sign. This is a sign of respect and is also a way of the other person showing you that they want to spend time with you and want to see you again. They are showing that they care about your security and your safety. This is shown through their willingness to walk you to the door and make sure that you get there safely.

Let’s face it guys and gals making sure you click with your date, can mean the difference between having a meaningful relationship are getting the “bums rush.”

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Long Distance Relationships

There is a lot of controversy and different opinions regarding long distance relationships. Many people will tell you that they can never work. Then, there are people who are involved in long distance relationships that will tell you that they are the best relationships they have ever been in. They would not change where they are at for anything in the world. Long distance relationships are essentially the same as any other relationship. They require the same things from both partners. So, what makes them work or fail?

The most important thing in any kind of relationship is trust and communication. If you are not able to talk to the person that you are spending time with, then you have nothing. If you cannot both completely trust each other, you will never have a meaningful relationship or make it work. In a long distance relationship, communication and trust are much more paramount. You have to rely on what your partner is saying. You are not there to know exactly what is going on. The same is true for your partner. You could be telling them one thing and doing something completely different. For many long distance couples, the internet plays a huge role in their relationship.

With instant messaging programs, webcams, microphones, and email, partners are able to communicate with each other in many different ways. The internet is often much cheaper than long distance phone calls. Plus with the use of a webcam, you can actually see the person that you are talking with. You know what they are doing and you know what is going on. It makes it much more personal. Now, if you want a very real experience, get on your webcams together and then call each other on the phone. This makes it seem as if you are actually right there together.

Long distance relationships require spending a lot of time together. You need to know that your partner is there for you. You are not together and cannot spend intimate time together. You have to rely on the time that you get together. This time that you are investing in each other helps to build a bond and strengthen your relationship. It makes it much more real and special. You both become closer and have a stronger desire for each other.

Long distance relationships have great potential in most circumstances. They can work and can lead to a lifetime of happiness. This does take time and it may be something that you both have to work hard to reach.

Perhaps right now, you are both at a point where you cannot leave your jobs, your homes, or anything else that is keeping you where you live. So, you live on the belief that someday that is going to change and that you will be together in real life. This does happen for people and it can turn into the best relationship that you have ever had in your life. It is all a matter of how much time you put into it and how patient and how able you are to wait for the right time to be together.

Some people have spent years in a long distance relationship before they have ever met their partner. Others are in a relationship for a few months and then they meet each other. They are not able to stay together at this point, but that short time that they have together means a great deal too both people.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

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Friday, June 3, 2011

Co-worker Relationships

A relationship that develops between co-workers is often frowned upon very highly. There are some businesses and organizations that strictly forbid interoffice relationships.

There is really no conscious control over who we fall in love with. It is not something that we have complete control and power over. There is certain chemistry within our bodies and signals that are given off by our brains. It is something that is subconsciously occurring and out of our control.

So, no matter how many times you read your company handbook and find that you are not supposed to have a relationship with anyone at work, if you are truly attracted to someone that you work with, you are not going to be able to fight that attraction.

So, what do you do if you find that you want to date a co-worker? First of all, you have to make a decision between the two of you. Talk with the co-worker. Chances are they have given off some sort of signal or vibe that has made you take notice of them. This is more than likely a mutual attraction. It is possible to make a relationship with a co-worker work well for both of you. It is also possible in some circumstances to maintain this relationship without reprimand or repercussions. You just have to be smart and sensible about what you are doing.

If you find yourself starting a relationship with a co-worker, the worst thing that you can do is try to hide it. This will have serious consequences in the end when people find out about it, which they always do. Be open and honest. Talk with your boss about what is going on. In most cases, if you go to them and you are completely honest, there are ways that they can make it work for you. However, if you hide the relationship and your boss finds out later, you could find yourself out of a job and in a bad situation.

You should also talk openly with your partner. Make sure that you both understand that your relationship does not affect your work. You cannot play favorites or change the way that you work because of this new relationship. Keep in mind that at work, everything is to remain the same.

If your partner is higher up than you and is required to reprimand you for something that you have done wrong relating to work, they need to be able to do that without bias. If your relationship starts interfering with your work, you need to take a serious look at everything that is involved and find out where you can make changes.

In some cases, one party in a relationship will choose to leave their job. This is often a personal decision and not one that they are forced into by their employer. They do not want to have a relationship with someone that they work with everyday. If the relationship is that important to them, they may very well be willing to find a new job to maintain that relationship and make it as good as they possibly can.