Best dating sites and apps for people over 40 in the UK – Mashable
Dating when you’re 40 or older can be intimidating — unlike when you’re in your 20s or 30s, you can’t assume everyone your age is single and looking. If you’ve found yourself “on the market” again, it’s important to remember that around half of marriages end in divorce in the UK, so the dating pool isn’t as small as you might think.
Meeting people organically out in public still happens, but sometimes it’s easier and less intimidating to meet people online. It’s a comfort in knowing that the people you find on dating apps are single (hopefully) and looking for a romantic relationship, so at least you’re both on the same page.
How to start dating again at 40
The first step is just acknowledging that you’re ready. From there, decide how/where you want to try to meet people. You’ll also want to be direct with what you’re looking for. Serious relationship? Casual hookup? Friendship that might lead to more? Whatever it is, be upfront because you don’t want to fall for someone only to realise you aren’t looking for the same thing.
We spoke to Jennifer Frazier, a 46-year-old who met someone awesome on Match. They went on a few dates and it was going