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That’s true whether you’re 16 or 56, but more than 40 percent don’t believe there is anyone “out there” to date.Just like a fine wine or cheese, you’ve only gotten better with age.You’ve come into your own, learned who you really are, found your own unique interests, and have some amazing stories to share.Among the first to approach me after the session was a woman in her late 60s. The two of them have been happily living together for 10 years now. "Many men find women their own age or older to be more confident — and sexier. Find a man who wants a smart, lively companion, not a youngster or a visiting nurse." Had the man behind her heard me utter the word "sexier"? His wife had been in a psychiatric hospital for the past six years, he explained. "And we can." Three examples sprang to mind: My husband, 15 months younger than I am, had dated only women about our age before meeting me.The grown-up dater gives him a reasonable amount of time to show up, and then says a big “So what! Take care of yourself by initiating a conversation and sharing your needs and wants. (Because after all, your type hasn't worked or you would be reading this.)5. If you are dealing with a grown-up man he will appreciate and respect you for it. As to the “why” behind the lack of date-nights, nearly 60 percent say they don’t need a relationship to be happy. More than 40 percent said they were considering it, but not actually doing it.In fact, nearly 60 percent say they make better decisions about compatibility now compared to when they were younger.Some 42 percent have better quality dates, and 52 percent say part of the allure of dating in the 50s is the absence of the tick-tock of the biological clock. Be the master of the segue if he talks too much, or the conversation swerves into uncomfortable topics. Show up to your dates open, happy and being your already charming self.