Dating in your 50
Most claimed to be "more attractive than average" — 72 percent of women, 68 percent of men. You may be wonderful, but if you look like a total schlump, women will flee. However, they don't want sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
In addition, researchers have found that a family of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) can take the winds right out of your sails. For every 1,000 births, by age 50, women outnumber men 954 to 920, according to a 2009 U. If a woman is interested in you, she'll probably initiate contact. Tell everyone you know that you're interested in dating. Save Money: Get AARP member discounts on travel, shopping and more 2. It's not "two girls for every boy," like the Beach Boys sang, but demographics trend that way. The good news: As the decades pass, women increasingly outnumber men, which subtly works in your favor. That's one reason why Betty and Veronica no longer sit by the phone waiting for Archie to call. And while you're at it, make sure your Facebook page won't raise eyebrows. En español │After 20 years, you're single again and, heaven help you, on the brink of dating. Approach that work colleague you always thought was kinda cute? And once you do score a date, what should you expect in terms of s-e-x?