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5 Thoughts That Go Through Your Head Before The First Date

You have your outfit sorted, you have made sure you are wearing matching socks (just in case!) and then all of a sudden, the nerves kick in and five thoughts go through your head:

1. “What happens if I don’t find them attractive? Do I stick it out or get my friend to call me with an ‘emergency’?
Out of curtesy I would stay. You have both taken time out for this...

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Five tips on how to stay sane whilst online dating

As we have mentioned before at Mature Love, going back to dating after a certain amount of time can indeed be a very daunting process but it doesn't have to be. Here are five tips to help you remain calm whilst online dating:

1. Stay Calm
This is just dating, you are not trying to build a rocket ship! If after some time you decide you want to find that special someone and reignite...

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Fun ideas for a memorable first date

Once you've found your first date on Mature Love, you might be feeling a little nervous about getting back onto the dating scene. It might have been a while since you last went on a date, and you will want to really impress that special someone. Here are a few first date ideas that will help you get to know each other, and will make a lasting impression.

Wine tasting

A wine...

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Thank you Mature Love for helping me find my Soul Mate

me and my soul mate and best friend

At the end of April this year I come across your website and decided I had nothing to lose, so I joined up.

Not long after reading the profiles of some lovely women, I came across Janes profile.

As well as finding Jane physically attractive to me, her profile was very much in alignment with my own. She seemed to do and enjoy many things that I also do. I sent a wink off to Jane...

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First date no-nos for the over Fifties

First up, let’s get one thing straight. Dating in later in life is not all about the gaps we need to fill. As we grow older we have two things in abundance: experience and knowledge, and it can be a wonderful experience to employ these ‘old’ skills with someone new.

Old dating skills aren’t passed their sell-by date either. The only thing that has really changed about dating over the...

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Is online dating right – at any age?

Last Christmas, much to the delight of her two grandsons, Pauline treated herself to an iPad. Pauline is 56 and loves her new toy. She spent a few months getting to grips with emails, playing online Sudoku and even downloaded an App that lets her shop at her favourite supermarket at the touch of a button.

She was a convert and loved being internet-savvy for the first time in her life....

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