Yes, it's important to find someone who shares the same values as you, but if you're too forceful in your opinions, you risk putting your date off.
Not everyone enjoys talking politics – in general, leave the "big issue" debates for another time.5.
You have more of a past One consequence of dating when you're older is that you have more of a past.
Not talking about previous relationships is easy in your twenties, when you were only with someone for a few years, but if you've spent half of your life with another person, it can be hard NOT to talk about the past.
But just how far can a good career, life experience and grey pubic hair take you these days in the complex digital dating scene? Before you pass judgement however, take yourself back to your early 20s.
You viewed your parents as old, so it’s reasonable that a young person online today might consider a gay man over 50 looking for love or lust as a relic.
You have a certain "type" Maybe you were married to a business go-getter who neglected you and the kids, or maybe you regret spending five years of your life with a dreamer.
Be careful not to make snap decisions based on previous experiences.
Teenage children can be tricky when it comes to introducing a new partner, but so too can grown-up ones!
Dating second time around is a chance to do things differently – so be daring! Your time is more precious Finally, now that you're older time is even more precious.
If someone puts you down or makes you feel uncomfortable, don't stick around hoping it gets better.
According to some, a gay man who has lived for half a century makes a reliable partner.
After all, what hasn’t killed him, has perhaps made him stronger. Under 35 only.”The 22-year-old headless torso – who penned that strict criteria on his Scruff profile – isn’t alone in thinking that anyone over 40, let alone 50 is ‘old’.