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Tips on dating after 50

Keep a positive tone and focus on asking for what you do want in a mate.

You need to get to a place where it's no big deal to say, "next!

I decided at the age of 62 to look for romance on a dating website.

four months after that I am seeing a URO-GYN doctor to repair injuries sustained during forceful sex and a Gyn doctor to get treatment for herpes 2.

If you're an animal lover, you might want your potential mate to be one too.

If you're not, seeing a pic of a prospect with a long-haired cat or four dogs might be enough to check him or her off the list immediately. Otherwise, like with the age or status thing, you might be accused of false advertising.

She took her profile down and changed her photo to a closer shot of her on a ski slope with a big smile on her face. She got lots and lots of attention and eventually entered a long-term relationship.

Cathy advises either asking a friend who has a really good eye to take you out for a photo shoot or invest in a professional photographer.

It used to be that only "losers" had to look online for a mate.