Best Texting Advice for Mature Daters

Texting Advice

Learn the best texting advice for singles who are re-entering the dating world at 50, 60, and beyond. Discover when to text, what to text, and more.

Peggy and Richard Wolman are matchmakers and dating coaches for mature daters. I interviewed them on Last First Date Radio, where they shared their best texting advice for women and men re-entering the dating scene later in life. Texting is a whole new world of communication, and many mature daters have no idea how to navigate this confusing aspect of the dating scene. When to text? What to text? When NOT to text? I will share highlights of our show in a moment, but first, a little more about my guests. 

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Which Online Dating Sites Are the Best?

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One of the most common questions I get as a dating coach for women over 40 is, “Which online dating sites are best?” This study has the answers.

One of the most common questions I get as a dating coach for women over 40 is, “Which online dating sites are best?” My answer is that it depends on where you live, what you’re looking for, and on your age range. The truth is that every single day, all day, people find love on every online dating site and every mobile dating app. I thought it would be interesting to share a comprehensive study of 68 online dating sites conducted by Reviews.com. They disclose their top four picks, and you’ll learn what they are in just a minute.

The criteria they used to choose the top four dating sites was based on how accurate the algorithms were, how easy it was to set up a good profile, quality of messages, how user-friendly the sites were, and how much they cost. 

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Infographic on The Rise of Online Dating Apps

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Check out this infographic, highlighting some interesting data about online dating apps; who uses them, where they’re most popular, and so on…

It’s phenomenal when you look at the statistics that close to one in ten people have actually used online dating apps in today’s world. When you take a closer more granular look, the research also shows that triple the number of people have now made use of an online dating app in comparison to the number of people who did so just three years ago in 2013.

Badoo and Tinder are the mobile dating apps that lead the pack in terms of popularity; Badoo tends to dominate in terms of popularity in the Southern and Eastern Hemisphere areas, while Tinder seems to be more popular with people in the Northern Hemisphere (it’s not uniform, there there are slight variations).

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Should You Reveal Your Income in Your Online Dating Profile?

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Is it best to reveal your income in your online dating profile? And if you do, will it attract higher quality men?  Here’s what I think…

I don’t often feel moved to comment on articles, but this one Why High-Earning Women Should Disclose Their Income on Dating Sites by Emma Johnson is worthy of commentary. Divorced, dating for four years on OKCupid and Match.com, Emma is a 38-year old wealthy woman who did not disclose her income when she first started dating. She was attracting men she didn’t like. She decided to reveal her income on OKCupid and guess what happened? The quality of the men who contacted her went way up. She started meeting men with whom she shared common interests. Her conclusion? It’s best to reveal your income on dating sites. I disagree. Here’s why…

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9/11: Looking Back With Sadness and Forward With Urgency

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Remembering 9/11 as a wake up call. Time is short. Don’t put off what’s most important in life and love.

9/11/2001. You probably remember exactly where you were when the Towers were hit. I worked in my children’s school as an art teacher at the time, and the news came on before the kids arrived. We watched the planes fly into the World Trade Towers. We looked on in disbelief. How could this happen? What did it mean? Who was responsible?

As the story unfolded, we had no idea how to go about our day. Do we close the school and go home? Are we safe? Do we tell the kids? If so, is there a guidance counselor who will know what to say? How does one even begin to comprehend the pain and sadness and grief?

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Let’s Talk About Sex After 40

If you’re single and over 40, watch this video about sex after 40. Three top experts disclose the juicy stuff!

Sex after 40 is NOT the same as sex in your twenties and thirties. That’s why I got together with two other top experts on dating after 40 and made this video for you. Bobbi Palmer, of DateLikeaGrownup.com and Melani Robinson, of MelaniRobinson.com, and I talked about everything you need to know about sex after 40.

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