Dating over 60 women
They’d long ago hung up their spurs and mutated into pensioners.
In fact, I couldn’t imagine them ever having had any sex, ever.
That’s what I thought, anyway, in my snobby and blinkered youth. Because time sped by and suddenly I’d joined them – without the perm and cardi because nobody has them now – but 60 all the same.
I’d had a longish marriage and then a 10-year love affair with a man much older than I – the cartoonist Mel Calman.
The senior population has steadily increased with each passing year.
For those who don’t have the option or simply don’t want to meet other singles through family and friends, here are the top five ways seniors are finding love in 2017 for those who are seeking friendship, intimacy or love: There’s one notable way in which the dating scene has changed since most seniors were last dating — the Internet.
If you have a partner you can build and share dreams together.
And hopefully both of you have grown significantly since the divorce, perhaps enough to consider dating again.
Unfortunately, finding a partner later in life can be challenging.
Many of the difficulties that we face when approaching love are based on expectations that love ought to be the same as it was during middle-age.
Basic requirements for considering it include significant time between divorce and dating, a strong belief in change, and considerable courage to go back into a potentially stressful relationship.
Don't most ex-spouses fall into the category of childhood sweethearts?