Remember, you want to present yourself as in shape and active.Everyone has a few pounds to lose, that's entirely understandable, but you're going to have to make an effort.
Tell her your interests, what your children are like.
Tell her about your career highlights and lowlights.
Just be ready to come clean because she will know immediately if you're not who you say you are.
When High50's Gord Smiley found himself single after losing his wife of 28 years, he thought dating again would be daunting.
But he got in shape, learned to listen and took up skiing -- and says it worked After 28 years of marriage, I found myself exactly where I didn't think I would be ... My wife and I met when we were both in our early 20s, married a few years later and started building our lives together. Sink into a deep, lengthy depression or start living again.
I thankfully decided the latter and that meant, at least in part, meeting women. If you're going to start dating in what some call life's 'third quarter' here are a few basic tips to help.
Not just for friendship, but to develop a relationship, sexually and emotionally. I should say up front I feel as good in my 50s as I did in my 30s. Women are incredibly intuitive and in all likelihood have put up with someone like you -- and are not likely to do it again.
In our 50s, our metabolism slows down and our ability to gain weight increases.
I have always been a runner, hitting the streets three to five times a week, but never accomplishing much more than five to eight kilometers at a stretch.