The image of men in their 40s, 50s, and 60s chasing after women half their age has driven many woman over 40 into my office.Are there men who will seek out a younger woman given the opportunity? Is it a reality that by the time a woman reaches 65 her gender outnumbers single men 2 to 1? So are those the biggest factors that contribute to women over 40 having a hard time finding a match. In my 10 years as an online dating coach it’s become clear that the reasons why older women fail at online dating can be broken down into 4 major factors: mindset, lifestyle, chivalry, and algorithms.So improve your chance of success by keeping an eye out for the following red flags as you sort through potential date’s profiles: Photos: Photos can tell you a lot about a potential date.No photo, or a grainy, out-of-focus or outdated photo, are a sign that the person probably has something to hide, or else is not really serious about the dating process.Also avoid people that disclose too much, whether it’s a recent staph infection, bankruptcy or bad breakup.
someone would want me,” with supportive, loving statements.*** I was on a date recently and a woman sat down at the next table, catty-corner to me. But what’s most visible about me, what defines me before I even open my mouth, is my size.I was embarrassed and annoyed, already contemplating how I was going to get out at the end. I’ve dieted my whole life and can’t remember a time when I wasn’t concerned about my weight.Don’t want your Web dating service matching you up with any fatties? Ok Cupid.com, which bills itself as “The best dating site on Earth,” is now allowing users to filter their prospects by “body type.” The 9-year-old site, whose basic service is free, is charging a filtering fee, of .95 to a month, for its A-list members.It allows them to hide the body types they’re not attracted to.