There is an ego boost to swiping right on someone you find attractive, and learning that they find you attractive as well.
Especially for women who are middle-aged and older, it feels nice to be 'seen' at a time when society tells you that you are becoming "invisible" unless you look like Jennifer Lopez or Cindy Crawford.
He had a wonderful combination of piercing and wide-ranging intelligence, a sense of humor, and a good job –he played guitar in a metal band.
Unfortunately, as two people with impossibly tight and busy schedules, we weren't able to (or perhaps were unwilling or frightened) to carve out enough time in our schedules to really give the relationship a chance.
Naturally, the topic turned to men and the atmosphere in the room began to resemble a slumber party. We sat side by side, swiping right and left, exclaiming with glee when we matched with someone. I had tried (and still use) other dating applications but the pool of men I had been meeting began to feel limited.
In my late 40s, I never thought I would turn to a "hook-up" app for romance. After my marriage of 12 years ended, I spent most of the past decade building a successful career that allowed me the time and flexibility I needed to raise my son and assembling a close-knit circle of friends.
The single men and single women that you will meet on a popular free dating site could be exactly what you need to break out of your weekly routine and finally have some fun with someone new.
Does the topic of being single often come up and how you wish you could meet someone that really grabbed your attention?
Instead of talking about the lack of a love life, why not do something adventurous and change it? Just like other singles over 40 try an online dating website.
Although my ex-husband and I co-parent our now 12-year old son, my son spends 75% of his time at my home.
With no relatives nearby to watch my son, my dating life is restricted to Monday nights and alternate weekends.
I would love to fall in love again – to once more experience that type of deep intimacy, with all the joy and pain that it entails.