Dating in your 60s
Dating is still about getting to know someone, taking the time to see if you connect spiritually, emotionally, intellectually and physically. From early on, be intentional about showing real interest in the other person and getting to know one another as transparently as possible.Most of that age-old advice is as pertinent as ever: Be yourself, smile, keep an open mind, and be honest.
How could I give him the promise of dessert when we had never even shared an appetizer, let alone had a phone conversation* or actually met in person?So I was surprised when I saw an email from POF saying I had a message from him.Feeling a bit ignored and annoyed, I waited a day and a half to read his message: Now you see my point about subtlety.In the '60s as a late teen and in my early 20s I met most of those I dated at dances, I went on Friday and Saturday night around a country dance circuit.Now if I meet men it is mainly as part of a couple and not as singles. This failing can prevent them from achieving their dating goal – whether it ends in the bedroom or the altar.
Join me in some not subtle but yummy early summer greens goddess salad as we examine this situation.
“Coffee meets Bagel scammers” was the next most popular search and the post on this topic was one of my most viewed.
This might be a warning to those of you on this dating site.
Whether you’ve been dating for a while or you’re re-entering the dating scene after heartache, don’t fear dating after 50.
What you’ve lost to Father Time you’ve gained in wisdom and experience. Dating may seem a little scarier now than it did when you were in your twenties, but in many ways nothing has changed.
We're friends, not doctors, financial or legal professionals, and we're not "grief experts." But we are here, and we've been "there." I am not a kid anymore I am 66. I am not sure that I want to date yet but am thinking maybe in the next year or so.