Boomers guide to online dating

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“But you’ve really got to be careful, whether you’re a woman or a man.

A lot of women my age complain the men they meet haven’t changed at all in 50 years – they want to skip the coffee and head straight for the bedroom. ” Massie says the woman he met went to great lengths to make him believe she was completely smitten.

Whether you’re meeting people through social media networks, dating sites or through online advertising, Massie offers these cautionary tips for fellow boomers. Several people have died at the hands of those they met on Craigslist, and it’s not just women who are vulnerable.

In 2012, Troy La Ferrara was killed by a young couple he met through a “companionship” ad.

If you invite him or her to move in with you, it can be very difficult to remove the person if you realize you’ve saddled up with a freeloader.

Many of the safety and other concerns associated with meeting people online are the same no matter what your age, Massie notes.

With her husband, she divides her time between Montclair, New Jersey, and Fairhope, Alabama. The Art of Answering the Questionnaire 80Chapter 6. The Search Is On 108Part Three: Creating connection Chapter 8. Safety Concerns: How to Avoid Those Liars, Cads, Stalkers, Cheats, and Bounders 137Chapter 10.

Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1Part One: Defining Compatibility Chapter 1. Ready to Meet 150Part Four: Closing on Commitment Chapter 11.

Yet many women over 35 still hesitate when it comes to browsing for a mate.

Filled with real life success stories, checklists, worksheets, and fun facts to get you motivated and courting the smart way, The Boomers' Guide to Online Dating is the reassuring resource you need—your handbook to finding the perfect man. Roadblocks to Success 49Part Two: Developing Your Online Dating Tools Chapter 4.

JUDSEN CULBRETH has more than 30 years of experience in magazines and TV journalism, serving as editor-in-chief of Working Mother, executive editor of Redbook, and the first work/family contributing editor on the Today show. The Opening Profile: How to Turn a Browse Into a Click 65Chapter 5.

“Older people love a good romance as much as 20-somethings, and many of us still get just as love-drunk as we did when we wore size 32 Levis with no Expanda-Waist,” says Charles W.

Massie, a baby boomer who wrote about his online dating experience in a new novel, “Stains on the Gavel” (

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