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Dating After 50

October 15, 2014


by Marina Kennedy Are you over 50?  This may mean that you’re staying strong and stretching your wings in new relationships.  Your 50's can be flirty, fun and fulfilling!  Here are a few tips for Shecky’s readers who want to stay young and keep it moving. So, He’s A Little Younger Or Older Movie stars don’t cling to the same age group, so why should you?  A few years difference can make a relationship more interesting. Don’t Be Desperate Make dates with different men and keep it interesting.  Go ahead, it’s time to comparison shop! Pick-Ups Could Be Poor Pickings Have you been approached by the kind of guy you’d like to call your own?  Be discerning! Online, More Time Don’t jump at the first online dating offer.  Use dating sites wisely and take time to... CONTINUE READING 0



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