Expert advice on dating and mating
As a date coach for women over 50 and an author who’s been writing about the subject for over a decade, I cover a variety of issues, including getting back into dating, trying online dating for the first time, and the art of asking a baby boomer out.
Today, though, I’m going to take you through some of my overall top dating do’s and don’ts for singles who are in their 50s, 60s, 70s, and beyond.
Dating may not be as complicated as rocket science, but it still has its difficult moments.
Try to find a date who is as much like you as possible, and never try to fit a square peg into a round hole.
There’s no exact formula to dating, but it’s not all about throwing darts at a board or kissing a lot of frogs either.
Rocket ride relationships typically occur on or right after a first date.
A lot of ex talk also makes for a boring date, and a boring date, especially if it’s a first one, means you won’t get any more.One client of mine was on a coffee date with a man who started off by listing all of his health issues and the medications he was taking for them. Even drug companies will save their disclaimers for the very end.I cannot understand why someone would share this type of information on a first date. However, perhaps that should be done before the date, especially if it limits someone’s ability to function normally.But if it’s stories about your bad knee or downhill ski accident, those are better for another time.Yes, all relationships have their problems, and it takes two people who’ve done the emotional work to resolve them. It takes time and effort, and one person can’t save a relationship.
What sealed his fate was he continued ranting about not getting his water glass refilled during the entire dinner.