Consequently, your body composition has probably taken a hit and your lard-to-hard ratio is not what it once was.
A bigger gut doesn’t just give you the silhouette of an older gent, it also poses the risk to diminishing your sexual function. And for more on aging, check out the 40 Ways Your Body Changes After 40. In 2018, you don’t even have to leave your home to shop!
And for more great tips, it wouldn’t hurt to brush up on the 40 Best Compliments to Give People Over 40.
Some things never change: You should arrive on time, be present, take a genuine interest in who she is and what she derives meaning from, offer to pick up the tab, and see that she gets cab if she’s going home or stand outside while she enters her home safely.
“Sure, we may all have had a ‘type’ that attracted us in the past, but to find a quality partner, it’s time to grow up,” says relationship coach and author Laney Zukerman.
“If you were catching birds would you place your bird seed in multiple places or would you have it in just one place? “Your odds of meeting someone increase when you are more visible, so take a risk and put yourself out there.” And to make sure your first date goes as planned, check out these 40 Irresistible First Date Ideas.
You may have a little less hair, a few more more wrinkles, and a wider waist these days, but don’t let the reality of not being in your 20s or 30s anymore lead you to think that your appeal has diminished. Today you’re older, wiser, and should carry yourself with more confidence than you did in your 20s.
And besides, you may feel a bit rusty—even nervous! Today, we’re all a lot more searchable and socially connected, so, just as you’d leave a “positive paper trail” for potential employers who Google you, you need to do the same for your love life.
—as you jump back into the game after a long absence. Looking for love in your fifth decade isn’t nearly as difficult as you may imagine. And before your jump back in, remember that, no matter her age, there are exactly 17 Things You Should Never Say to a Woman. (Get on social media and make sure you’re projecting a healthy image into the world. You will find yourself doing more texting than you’ve ever imagined.