I’m answering the question, “Is it too late for me to date?” or, “When is it? Is there an age cap?” The short answer, No. Do you know why? Because no one can tell you when or when you can’t date. No one dictates that for you. You choose if you want a companion in your life and when you’re going to take action to do so, no matter what age you are. Know that finding a date requires no limit, it is really up to you.
Here’s a random fact for you if you’re thinking you may be too late or you’re too old to date, my oldest client ever was 95 years old. Check out this example below of an older client where I used to work, who found his love. It’s possible! But let me tell you three things about this question to hopefully help you in this journey, and then moving forward and getting your answer.
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Is Dating Harder as You Age?
The first thing is, I’m going to keep it real with you and tell you that as your age increases, the amount of single people around you decreases. Yes, that is the case. That’s what you’ll be working with as you get older. Of course, in your 20s and 30s, you tend to do whatever it takes to attract those that you are attracted to and there are more singles because people are just finding who they are, working on themselves, figuring out their careers, and then they’re realizing that they want to settle down.
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Is 40 Too Late to Meet Someone?
Those then in their 40s and 50s, now you’re just handling a different crowd because some people have been divorced. They’ve already been married, they have young children, figuring out how they are going to handle being a single parent while finding someone, so it’s a different situation to handle. Of course, if you’re 60 and above, people lose their spouses, they become single again, but they do want to find love. What I’m saying is, that there are always single people in your age bracket. Are there as many as there were in your 20s and 30s? No, but there are single people there.
Creative Ways to Find Love at Any Age
That leads to the second point, which is realizing that you just have to get creative and find them. Finding someone with whom you are compatible can be more difficult but it is not impossible and I feel many people think that it’s almost impossible to find any single person around your age, and that stops you from even trying to look. It’s time to get creative and resourceful and look for where your single ladies will be. You can even work with a professional so you won’t waste time, it is really up to you, your eagerness to be successful even if you are aging.
That’s why there are sites like ourtime.com, which cater to people who are 55 and plus. Match.com and eHarmony now attract more people in their early 40s and 50s. Usually, if you’re younger, then you’re all on the apps. Or, you can go on meetup.com. There are groups that are catered towards specific age brackets, like the 40s and 50s, professionals, outings, and anything else. You can look. If you just search, they’re there.
Expanding Your Perspective and Embracing a Positive Mindset
Most people don’t think singles around their age are there because their perspective is so narrow. You are very busy sulking and being bitter that you are at this age, and you didn’t utilize your chances when you were younger. Most people who are asking this question are already feeling very hopeless, low, and jealous of those in their 20s right now because they wish that they utilize their time better. Using your energy to be bitter with those who are not you is just a waste of your energy. I suggest you focus on shifting your mindset to ditch the unhealthy mindset.
You’re in a situation you are in now and that is just the truth. It’s time to accept that so you can move forward and actually find ways to get to the result you want, instead of going out every time you see someone in their 20s or 30s, you’re just sulking at them. I don’t think that is appropriate because you don’t know their story. You can’t be jealous or bitter of them and know that there is no sense in being jealous. Let them live their life. Now, it’s time to live yours, focus on bettering yourself instead.
How Late is Too Late for Dating?
Recognize, It’s possible to find love. I’ve had much older clients, and I’m pretty sure most of you who read this are under 95, but the first thing I want you to do is to start shifting your perspective. If you’re angry and bitter, and you blame other people, what is that going to help? It’s time to accept and look at people in their 20s and say, “Good for them. I hope they’re utilizing it well. Now, this is my situation. I waited too long, or maybe I spent my whole life in the same relationship. But hey, I am here now, and this is what I’m working with. So what can I do? And how can I start”
Really try to reduce their negative feelings and start pushing yourself out there and knowing that it’s possible. There are single people around your age bracket. It’s just about being creative and finding them. Know that, yes, single people around you start to decrease as you get older, but it’s time for you to start looking at different circles and finding them. I hope that helps. No, that is possible. No, that is not over. Stop sulking and regretting the past. It doesn’t help, that you cannot cry over the spilled milk all your life, because it doesn’t make any sense, it is just a waste of time, do something instead, it’s time to move forward. You can still find a partner. It’s never too late. I hope this topic will help you feel confident no matter what your age is.
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