I was nervous; the show was being broadcast across the country.
When Matt sat down across from me, he asked, “Why is dating after 50 so difficult?
And even though procreation is off the table, I picked up clear signals from the women I met online that the meter is running, so it’s best to get on with things.
Most wanted to push past the introductory emails and calls to schedule a get-together ASAP.
Some were intent on finding another lifemate in short order, while others seemed more interested in sampling different personalities and lifestyles.
Internet dating puts all options on the table, and a growing number of sites cater to the more mature singles crowd.
“If you approach dating with the mindset that all the good men have been taken, there's no one worthwhile out there, I'm too old to attract a quality partner, I'm too heavy to find a love relationship, dating isn't worth the effort, or with any other self-defeating belief system, you'll prove yourself to be right.” The same goes for the guys.
If you keep telling yourself, “I’ll never find a woman as active as I am,” “I’m just not attracted to women my age,” or “These women are only interested in my money,” you’ve already decided you’ll never find love. “Men are attracted to women who are confident, secure and believe they're a great catch,” says Sedacca.
Believe me, it’s a much better strategy than scheduling a coffee date and finding you have little or nothing in common.They’re not settling back and saying: ‘I’m too old for this,”‘ Gibson said in a recent interview.“A lot of the boomer women won’t accept what they’ve been indoctrinated with over the years …When you picture your golden years, what do you see?Some of us imagine a crowded dining table filled with sisters, brothers, kids and grandkids all laughing and jostling for the last piece of cake.