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Hi singles, I'm still on my weight loss journey. I would like to lose another 15 pounds. I wasn't sure when I started this journey what the end weight would be. Just lnew I had to get healthy, get off my b/p meds, stay away from diabtetes, etc. I feel more confident after losing 55 pounds, but I still can't imagine going on a dating site and putting myself out there. I've been on dating sites before, here and there, theres positive things that happen, weird things (scammers) and it takes a lot of energy. Of course, like most people I would rather meet someone "organically." Is there anyone out there that has any advice or words of wisdom that is experiencing dating in the mid 60s?

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If you are worried about romance scammers on sites, maybe consider going to a matchmaker, they help people build confidence, and they can help with other concerns like if you are unsure how to approach an interest or if you are worried about keeping a conversation going on a date, they also help you meet people and figure out what you really want in a relationship.

Another way to meet people would be if you have any hobbies or something you would like to learn about, then take a class, or join a community center. Where I live our community college has a program for people ages 55+ they get together and go on trips, study, and practice things like winemaking, painting, gardening, geology, etc. That would be a great way to meet someone in my opinion. Honestly, I wish they had something like that for my age group.

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Hi, thanks for the advice. And of course I have thought of that and belong to many different groups. The problem is I’m physically limited as to what I can do. I used to hike a lot, very good wsy yo meet men, can’t do that anymore. Some groups I can still do, like bookclub is all female. I used to sail a lot, but can’t do that right now until I get my shoulder fixed

I do get to the dog park everyday! Even gentle yoga I belong to is all female. I used to live at the gym, but again I’m so limited on what I can do, mentally I’m better off exercising at home and walking my dog.

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