Dating for women over 60

Rated 3.84/5 based on 608 customer reviews

There’s no “too fast” or “too slow” when it comes to putting yourself out there again.You can begin dating again whenever you feel comfortable.Don’t be afraid to create opportunities for yourself to meet new people.Dating coach David Wygant says in an interview on Sixty and Me that surprisingly, it’s the older men who suffer from a lack of confidence and tend to hang back because they fear rejection.For a single woman over 60, dating can be a challenging and nerve-wracking experience.And this isn’t only because the thought of going on a first date with a stranger is understandably unappealing to a lot of older women.Statistics have shown that between the ages of 60 and 64, there are actually fewer men to date, says author Renee Fisher in "Where Are All The Older Single Men? According to Fisher, there are approximately 2.3 women for every one man, and the ratio just becomes more unbalanced the older people get.So, how can a woman over 60 who’s brave enough to put herself out there find a great date?

The most important guideline for trying to meet a new man, adds Sixty and Me founder Margaret Manning in "Dating After 60: Real World Dating Advice for Older Women," is to do things you’re passionate about like going to a museum or bookstore.Her psychology research articles have been published in Personality and Individual Differences and in Modern Psychological Studies.Bette Davis once said that getting old is not for sissies.His assessment requires a fundamental shift in thinking – women must not be afraid to make the first move!So what’s a midlife woman who was raised in a world where men were “supposed” to make the first move do?

Leave a Reply