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Dating in middle-age presents many of the same challenges as dating at any other age: Where do you find someone to date?Once you found them, how do you know if they’re the “right” one?In 2013, the CDC reported 21% of new HIV diagnoses were in individuals over 50 (“Baby Boomers and Sexually Transmitted Diseases”, 2018).And, from 2015 to 2016, there was a 20% jump in sexually transmitted infections among Americans 45 and older (Lilleston, 2017, para. By exercising Advantage #2 mentioned above—You Know What You Want—you also know what you don’t want.
Many middle-aged people are responsible for the care of their aging parents.
I would be remiss if I didn’t remind you to practice safe sex.
Yes, even for those of us in middle-age and after, we may need the reminder.
For example, an international study by Oxford University in found that 30 percent of those studied had visited an online dating website as of 2009, and those most likely to have done so were middle-aged men and women between the ages of 40 and 69.
Dating sometimes seems like the only road out of the land of singles, and for the middle-aged, it's a road filled with potholes.
You can say no to anyone who isn’t willing to protect you or themselves. Although dating at any age has its challenges, you, as a middle-aged human, have three distinct advantages: 1.