Loneliness is one of the toughest issues older singles face; it is normal for them to seek companionship, and they should be commended for trying. But not every prospect has romance in mind: sometimes it’s money they’re after.
A natural and expected result of Internet dating is the creation of long-distance relationships. The good news: Two people with similar interests have connected. The bad news: They may live so far away it is difficult to get to truly know each other.
If you're recovering from a divorce, there’s no one right time to begin dating again. However, as the saying goes, it helps to get back on the horse. Since dating is not a romantic fairy tale, the trick is to consider each date an educational experience.
A 64-year-old woman emailed me wanting my opinion about a relationship she had recently terminated. "Sometimes you're willing to put up with more than you should because you hate being alone" was the most significant sentence of her email.
When people become single later in life, the task of meeting a new mate can be daunting. But to find new love you must seek it, rather than waiting for it to come to you.
When I became single in my early 50s, I thought dating and finding a replacement mate was going to be a snap. However, I found out quickly that it was going to be difficult and I had to learn how to play the dating game all over again.