I am 44 years old and entering the dating scene again for the first time in 25 years. I am not doing the online singles sites…that is just scary to me. I am new in town, with a few happily married friends. So much of my time was taken up with caring for someone else that now I just don’t know how to fill that time. Thanks for highlighting an important principle for women over 40 seeking love: You will not find it unless you do something differently. It’s called Match.com, it’s open 24 hours a day, and it costs a lot less than getting on a plane and hoping to sit next to a 45-year-old eligible bachelor.
I have four grown who are trying to set me up (I love them, but what a nightmare!! I highly suggest you get over your fear of online dating, not because it’s perfect by any stretch of the imagination, but because it’s ubiquitous and effective in creating opportunity.
Sure enough they may not have done it for a while, but without teenage acne and insecurity, it’s likely to be better once they get into it. Whether you are still in a relationship and need to rekindle the flame, or you find yourself single, it’s an opportunity to do it the way you want it this time.After the week closes and you have the weekend ahead of you, doesn’t it feel like you do the same old thing?Either you are occupying your time with errands that you couldn’t get to during the week, you become a couch potato and catch up on your favorite shows, or maybe you go out with your friends to catch up and talk about your lives. It’s about attracting men, understanding men, and making them want to stick around forever and ever. As to where you meet men, yes, there’s one place that’s more effective in making introductions than 100 visits to Whole Foods and Art History class combined. So if it’s not already abundantly clear, dating advice is not about WHERE to meet men.