Baby boomer dating trends

Where else do the over 50s go to dance, laugh, celebrate, have fun and meet new and old friends?” When it comes to a hotel getaway, a country escape, seafront spot and city break top the chart for the UK’s over-50s.Once we were seated I got to catch my breath, and I was grateful for the stirring rendition of Ben's morning run around the reservoir (heron sighting and phenomenal weather). Because of what was happening on the top of Ben's head. Then he sneezed and I watched as it slid a tiny bit to the left.

(Another conversation.) I swallowed hard as he got close enough and we identified each other and we smiled in the universal, silent dating language of "I am not a hoarder" (him) and "I am not Kathy Bates in Misery" (me).

We have even been asked to connect guests via Facebook after they have met at a Warner hotel.

“We enjoy providing a sociable atmosphere, welcoming guests whether they’re coming with friends, a loved one or alone.

Usually stats like this weren't the way to my heart, mostly because when a man started with details about his health regimen it could only lead to the line I got once: "Uh, you know you could stand to lose a few." But Ben's physical fitness blah blah blah and his loyalty to kale, which was ahead of the times, was coupled with concise, solid prose that didn't make me wince, and -- trust me -- that didn't happen often.

In our first email exchange, Ben made a point of letting me know right away how many miles a week he ran (50) and how many pounds he could bench press (I forget but it was a lot for a man his age, he told me).

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