Parents Without Partners workshops, your local Rotary club, and volunteer groups are teeming with prospects.Go with a friend who can provide moral support—and who will encourage you to talk to someone who catches your eye.If you’re on the bashful side, think of it this way: The worst they can say is no. Case in point: John, 62, is dating a woman he met at the dry-cleaner.“I was reluctant to approach her for fear of sounding foolish.“I don’t want to look like my teenage son,” says Paul, 56.
The person standing next to you at the post office, at a museum, or while buying a bagel with cream cheese could be right for you.Dating is not a race to reveal all—and if you like each other, there will be plenty of time to say everything you want to say.Judging from the questions I was asked after AARP's "Finding Love at 50 " panel in Las Vegas this spring, what happened in Vegas won't stay in Vegas after all. My sister, age 70, has a partner 14 years her junior. Be sure YOU know the latest dating dos and don'ts.Back in the day — before women became more independent (thanks, women's rights movement! For the most part, dating was easier: A man courted a woman and both of them knew the end goal if courtship went well: marriage.