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.
Also, a lifetime of love and loss has made many women distrustful and unwilling to get back into the dating game.
You will find out soon enough if they are married or committed, so, for now, just be friendly and see what happens.
Let single girlfriends know that you are actively looking for a relationship – maybe they know someone who is perfect for you!
Bette Davis once said that getting old is not for sissies.
Well, many women would argue that the same comment applies to dating after 60.
Other paid sites, like EHarmony.com, and Chemistry.com, ask you to take a personality test before they look for “matches” for you.
He says that older women have the power to make a connection that turns into a dating opportunity.
For example, three simple ideas for creating dating opportunities include smiling genuinely, approaching men first and learning the art of flirting.
His assessment requires a fundamental shift in thinking – women must not be afraid to make the first move!
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).
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.
Dating coaches take a more positive stance on dating after 60.