Well, many women would argue that the same comment applies to dating after 60.
Not only are there statistically fewer men, but the dynamic of human engagement, and style of personal connection, has changed dramatically since we were dating in our 20’s.
Here are a few ideas to help you get the hang of dating after 60.
Many men love to work out, so, a great place to meet them is at the gym.
Meeting people at the gym has a few build in advantages.
Jackie, I am approaching 50, and just over one year separated from my husband. Pilossoph holds a Masters degree in journalism from Boston University.
As I look forward and begin to think about the possibility of future relationships, I can see that dating over 50 might be difficult. So, not only does a large age range, (let’s say 42-57 perhaps?
If you have a grandchild, take them for a walk or buy them ice-cream at a local cafe. The most important dating guideline is to simply do things you love.
If you love museums, look for special events that will draw a crowd.Many men come in every day to get their cup of chai or latte. Start a casual conversation with the man standing in line and smile! At this point, you’re just looking to make a friendly connection.When you sit down, don’t immediately pull out your mobile phone or book. When you are out with a dog or young child, there is a natural and comfortable energy about you.Let single girlfriends know that you are actively looking for a relationship – maybe they know someone who is perfect for you!Another place to meet interesting men is the good old standby, the coffee shop. Sometimes just asking whether the chocolate muffins are any good is enough to start a great conversation. You’re not looking for the love of your life (although it would be nice to find him).This weekend, grab your dog and visit your local park.