But then it gets you thinking: You're single, too — what could be so bad about a casual night in bed with someone you like but don't love?For 50-plus types unwilling to walk — possibly rewalk — the path that leads to romance, rings and relocation, the prospect of a "friend with benefits" is looking less and less like a millennial indulgence.For sure, people who associate intimacy with commitment are ill-suited to sex that's as meaningful as a summer breeze; for them, the FWB arrangement would be a bad idea.That doesn't mean all casual lovers feel emotionally bereft in the wake of a purely physical rendezvous, mind you.After all, it gets awfully lonely waiting around for "the one." Perhaps you've decided that what you need at this point in your life is someone to talk to and laugh with — someone with whom you can share the sheets, but not the tax refund.Many older divorced or widowed men and women are in the same boat. You're probably not desperate enough to stalk your neighbors, or to go looking for friends with benefits in all the wrong places (bars come to mind).Discard any photos that are over two years old and please don’t lie about your weight, height, and age.
En español | You made the mistake of asking your adult daughter if that guy she went out with last night was "anything serious." She gave you a nonchalant shrug and smiled.
Think about listing the song you like to sing in the shower, talk about a proud moment in your life, and allow your date to know what their life could be like if they had the opportunity to spend it with you.3.
Avoid clichés and emoticons: How many times have you seen a profile that says he’s looking for a drama-free woman or that she likes romantic beach walks, traveling, and wants a financially secure man?
If your friends are no longer setting you up, it’s time to take matters into your own hands. (Check out these tips for taking a perfect pic every time).
Dating sites now make it easy to link to your Facebook account to grab recent pictures.