40 something dating rules
Go for Raya.) If you go this route, prepare to be Googled and judged.
Making it past their screening process is no easy feat (unless you happen to be a minor celeb, you’re going to need some luck! But before you thumb your nose at it, it’s worth noting that if you’ve got a hobby that you really care about in your 40s—such as staying really fit, which we wholeheartedly encourage—it’s a terrific way to meet a compatible, like-minded person.
The app traffics mainly in creative types and anything ultra status-y: celebrities, people who work in the media, athletes, and even reality TV contestants.
(Want to a shot at model and actress Cara Delevingne, or even Sharon Stone?
Some you’ve heard of, others you haven’t, and one of them will even offer you the opportunity to date a Victoria’s Secret model.
(Hey, to echo Lloyd Christmas, there’s referred to it as the “Soho House of dating apps”—but if you can manage to get an invite, we say go for it.
Not only is it great for browsing classifieds (which is where I found not only a great end table set, but the wonderful home where I now live), but it’s also fantastic for other nuggets of human interest, like personals, jobs, and humor."I want women to feel they're desirable and hot," says Paula, who is 51 but looks younger."It's all about giving hope to women who feel they're on the scrap heap." With this in mind, one-to-one sessions are set up in the tea rooms of the capital's top hotels.If you can't remember when someone last asked you out, it isn't the minefield of how to behave in a restaurant that causes anguish, it's securing a date in the first place.Former corporate high-flier Paula Rosdol, a London-based American, specialises in helping women in midlife and beyond relaunch themselves onto the dating scene.