10 Helpful Books on Dating Over 50 for Women

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Dating Over 50 Has Never Been Easier, Thanks to These 10 Books

No matter your age, dating doesn't get any easier.

In fact, the older you get, the more difficult it is to put yourself back out there into the dating pool. There may be plenty of fish in the sea, but there is also a ton of trash—especially in this day and age.

Whether you're just dipping your toe in or have dove head first into online dating after 50, you might find yourself needing a little extra help.

Rather than receiving unsolicited advice from your friends and family, we suggest picking up one of these resourceful books on navigating the dating scene after 50.

Keep scrolling to find the one for you!

1. Text, Talk, Date, Mate: Online Dating Success for Women Over 50

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Author Patsy Isles breaks down everything smart, sassy women over 50 need to know about online dating in today's world. It's something that many are turning to, in order to help them find love. If you're thinking about it or need some extra guidance, Isles's book is here to help.

2. Misadventures in Mature Dating

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Before you even think about signing up for online dating, read this memoir from Audrey Lindt. It's a very honest, real, and humorous portrayal of the woes she experienced when turning to online dating after 50.

3. Getting Back In The Game: The Ultimate Guide To Online Dating After 50, 60, and Beyond

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Author Cheryl B. Martin really did create the ultimate guide to getting back into the online dating game for those in their 50s, 60s, and beyond. Any questions you may have will almost certainly be answered in this book.

4. Middle Aged and Kickin' It!: A Woman’s Definitive Guide to Dating Over 40, 50, and Beyond

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Another handy-dandy guide to dating later in life, Middle Aged and Kickin' It! is a No. 1 best seller on Amazon. What makes this one different is that it's written from the perspective of a guy. It's always nice to hear what the other sex has to say, even if you don't follow their advice.

5. Secrets of Dating After Fifty: The Insider's Guide to Finding Love Again

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Finding love after 50 may seem impossible, but it really isn't all that tricky. If any book is going to make you believe that, it's this one right here. Equal parts entertaining and instructive, Secrets of Dating After Fifty doesn't hold anything back.

6. The Winning Dating Formula For Women Over 50: 7 Steps to Attracting Quality Men

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Lisa Copeland, a revered dating coach for women over 50, breaks down how to attract a quality man in seven easy steps. You'll find your prince charming in no time, ladies.

7. Dating After 50 for Dummies

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Those For Dummies books may make you feel a little bit dumb, but they really do know what they're talking about. This one about dating after 50 features dating and relationship advice for baby boomers, how to build self-esteem, and how to make sex more enjoyable.

8. Dating After 50: Negotiating the Minefields of Mid-Life Romance

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Dr. Sharon Romm covers the safest and most efficient ways to find dates and how to balance dating with everything else going on in your life. Practicality is Romm's speciality.

9. Finding Love After 50: How to Begin, Where to Go, What to Do

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Many singles over the age of 50 turn to this book for guidance, as they very well should. Tom Blake's Finding Love After 50 is an in-depth guide on everything you need to know about kicking your dating life into high gear and so on.

10. Dating Journal for Over 50 Dating

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Not so much a book, but rather a place to keep all your thoughts on dating jotted down in, this notebook will help you better understand what you want out of dating, your true feelings about someone, and more. Journaling has so many benefits, many that can improve your relationships with others and yourself.

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