Archive | Dating

The balance

Recently a friend asked me if I ever was impulsive, I thought it was a strange question so my immediate response was yes. But of course, the question started to bother me, why would any one ask me this? Do I not come across as someone that is impulsive? The definition of impulsive: doing things […]

Continue Reading 0

As good as it gets

Don’t we all want it all? It is the absolute American dream. Advertising sets us up,  the magazine ads, commercials, music videos portraying romantic, sexy and ideal relationships. Dating websites advertising these beautiful couples “finding” each other and “completing” each other’s life.  We are bombarded by young, sexy couples on every commercial for resorts, the […]

Continue Reading 0

Staying the course

For those of you that may follow my blogs, I mentioned early on at the start of this process that it is imperative that we re- visit our original priority lists on a regular basis. For those of us that now consider ourselves “veterans” of dating over 60, I think it is easy to be […]

Continue Reading 0

And the check arrives….

This is an awkward topic in most dating relationships. I am not even sure how to approach this in a blog. I have been in relationships that have gone to financial extremes, it is difficult to find a comfortable compromise. In my second twenty year marriage we kept our finances completely separate, which on the […]

Continue Reading 2

First kiss

As the song goes, “A kiss is just a kiss…”. How long do you wait for the first one? A lot depends on chemistry and if both people share an attraction. Post divorce or if it has been a long time since you had a kiss with a new person, even the thought of it […]

Continue Reading 1

When is it safe?

Visiting a man at his home or inviting him to your home does not automatically mean that sex will be involved. How do you know if it is safe to venture into this realm? It depends on what your intentions are. If you have established a rapport with your date and you know definitively that […]

Continue Reading 1

“The first”

On line dating can actually be exhausting, especially if one is on multiple sites. Personally, I choose to be on just one site at a time. I try to answer every email just not to be rude. I generally will exchange several emails, maybe a phone call before the initial meeting. Since I have been […]

Continue Reading 2

Why men operate at a disadvantage

When men and women date in their sixties and beyond there are typically differences in the approach that they take. Women often have a trusted friend or relative that they can turn to to obtain feedback about important decisions such as what to wear, how they look, and topics to discuss. Men frequently go it […]

Continue Reading 1

When to get off the internet

Dating on line has become an acceptable method to meet people. I find it interesting to read profiles and learn about available singles. The question is that when you meet someone and are dating with them regularly, is it cheating to read mail from other people? I once met a woman on line and was […]

Continue Reading 0

Does it matter how you became single?

There are several ways in which you may find yourself single at the age of sixty or greater. The most common way is through divorce. Rarely, you may have been single your entire life. There is also the possibility that you are a widow or widower. When losing a spouse due to their passing, there […]

Continue Reading 0