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Mature Dating

How To Find Out If You're In Love -- Or Addicted To Someone

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.28.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Elana loved Henry with all her heart. Yet it hadn't always been an easy road for them. They'd broken up at least three times during the two and a half years they'd been together. And when they were apart, an intense longing for the other would occur.

The Top 3 Qualities To Look For If You Want A Relationship In Middle Age

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.19.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Let go of the Attraction Factor as the main indicator of a good guy. I've had women share with me that they knew within five minutes whether or not the man they just met was 'the one.' Hear me when I say this ... there is NO WAY you know this about a man within five minutes!

Break Out Of Your Dating Comfort Zone With These 10 Tips

Lisa Copeland | Posted 10.29.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Dating as a woman over 50 can feel vulnerable and the last thing you want to do is step outside of your comfort zone, right? But that's exactly what works for so many of the women I work with one-on-one.

George, Nervously Dating Online at a Mature Age, or 'Wow, I've Missed Out on a Lot'

Holly Bower | Posted 10.12.2015 | Fifty
Holly Bower

I had no idea I was to become the Dr. Ruth of today until I received several phone calls from George. A very dear male friend (77 years) became a wid...

Are You Trying To Date Davy Jones?

Lisa Copeland | Posted 10.08.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

My sister and I love to head down memory lane, and we even try to drive by our childhood home every time we visit Cincinnati, the town we grew up in. One favorite memory is the party we had where all the girls danced in front of posters of Davy Jones and Mickey Dolenz. Remember how gorgeous Davy Jones was?

7 Classic Dating Deal Breakers You Should Be Aware Of

Lisa Copeland | Posted 09.29.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

What exactly is a dating 'Deal Breaker'? These are the qualities a man either has or comes with that you can't tolerate in your life. Or conversely, they are qualities a man MUST HAVE in order to date you, such as the same religion or culture.

The Real Reason It's So Hard To Date After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 09.17.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Coaching women over 50 about dating, I'm often asked this question... Why has dating become so damn hard? I believe it's because dating has become an activity we endure, versus one we enjoy. We treat dating like we treat a job interview. We exchange resumes.

3 Dating Mistakes Women Over 50 Make (And How To Fix Them!)

Lisa Copeland | Posted 09.06.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

I'd say it's a pretty safe bet you didn't expect to be divorced, single and dating at this time in your life. Right? And because a divorce judge didn't hand you a dating rule book as you left the courtroom, you might be feeling pretty frustrated and overwhelmed with the over-50's dating scene.

What Older Single Men Are Finding Out About Younger Women

Lisa Copeland | Posted 08.15.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Wmen ask me all the time about what they're supposed to do about the men out there who say they only want younger women in their profiles. The question has always intrigued me so I did a little research to find out more about why this is happening and whether or not it's true.

How to Protect Yourself From Online Dating Site Scammers

Lisa Copeland | Posted 07.31.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

You would be shocked at how often I hear stories about women connecting with scammers on legitimate dating sites. These men are con artists who will find a way to touch your heart and your pocketbook without a second thought.

5 Ways To Get Men Over 50 To Ask You Out

Lisa Copeland | Posted 07.27.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

You see an attractive man when you're out and about and you'd like to get him to notice you. But what do you do? Men need encouragement to know it's safe to approach you. Here are five tips certain to let him know you're interested in him.

4 Ways To Overcome Your Every Dating Fear

Lisa Copeland | Posted 07.14.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

To get the right guy into your life, you've got to be willing to let go of the excuses and get yourself online or out in the real world meeting men. This is the way you can find the one who is a good fit for you. Ask yourself how badly you want a companion in your life.

5 Steps That Will Make You Love Online Dating

Lisa Copeland | Posted 06.11.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

When I first started dating in my mid 40s, I had no clue what to do when it came to navigating the world of online dating sites.

8 Signs That You May Have Found 'The One'

Lisa Copeland | Posted 05.27.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

When it comes to choosing men, especially online, are you looking for men who are 'your type'? As we age, we are going to want more in a partner than just his looks and we will more than likely need more, especially in our golden years.

3 Quick And Easy Steps For Finding Your Own Mr. Right

Lisa Copeland | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

I saw the new movie 'Cinderella' with my granddaughter recently. As Ella and Prince Charming fell in love, I thought about all of the women who wonder why they don't have Prince Charming coming to find them. It's simple. Most women aren't treating men like princes.

The 15 Best Places For Meeting Men Over 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 06.05.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

The very best place to meet men is at an online dating site. Men are there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It's like college was. Remember when everyone was single and available back then? Today, everyone's just older. Send interesting men winks or favor them and see what happens!

5 Tips For Jumpstarting Your Dating Life After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 05.24.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Begin by making your own happiness a priority. What does this have to do with dating? When you're happy, you glow. When you glow, men are attracted to you.

Here's How To Find And Keep Mr. Right After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 05.11.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Most women want a man in their life. After all, don't you? That's why you're reading this, isn't it And you've probably gone online or out into the real world to find him. But you haven't for many reasons.

How Old People Took Over Tinder

Damona Hoffman | Posted 04.07.2015 | Style
Damona Hoffman

The bottom line is that we must admit dating apps are not a young person's game. They're a single person's game. For those over-40 daters who have come to me saying they are never going to find someone, that all the good men are taken, and that they would never stoop to the level of trying a dating app, I simply say, "Just swipe right and see."

The 15 Do's And Don'ts For Posting Online Dating Photos

Lisa Copeland | Posted 03.28.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. This is so true, especially when it comes to online dating. Your picture is the first thing a man sees so it had better be good if you want him to notice you.

5 Words That Can Destroy A Date For Mature Couples In Minutes

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.15.2015 | Fifty

Dating isn't easy, especially when you're middle-aged or older and haven't dated in, er, decades. But that isn't stopping anyone. According to a study...

8 Things Every Woman Should Know About Men Over 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 02.09.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Growing up, we weren't taught who men really are and what makes them tick. I know I wasn't and, in the past, I made huge mistakes that ended up emasculating men. It's what led me to helping women really understand who men are ... especially men over 50.

3 Dating Blunders Single Women Make Too Often

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.14.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Let's face it. As much as you may want a good guy in your life, finding him as a single woman dating in her 50s, 60s and 70s poses its own set of challenges; challenges that can seem daunting at times.

The Serious Dating Blunder Every Woman Makes

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.01.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

A friend and I used to laugh that the men we were looking for were really women's personalities in men's bodies. Back then, I didn't know how true our little joke was. You see, when women go out into the dating world, they are looking for a handsome man who will be their best friend.

5 Ways To Let A Guy Know You're Interested In Him

Lisa Copeland | Posted 12.09.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

You see an attractive man and you'd like to get him to notice you. But what do you do? Men need encouragement to know it's safe to approach you because more often than not, they get rejected by women. Here are five tips certain to let him know you're interested in him.