Dating advice older and wiser
“If you were catching birds would you place your bird seed in multiple places or would you have it in just one place?
Your odds of meeting someone increase when you are more visible, so take a risk and put yourself out there,” Weks advises. “Dating is expensive for both parties and men also want to make sure that the person that they like is going to stick around past the first few dates,” Safran says.
“These committee members can help identify areas of concern and help to prevent mistakes.” In other words, go ahead and ask your friends and family what they think of your new potential partners, and encourage them to be honest.“Women over 40 sometimes convince themselves that there are not many good opportunities for a future mate on the dating scene after 40, and therefore settle for the first good candidate who comes along,” Drenner says.“Too often, they make the ‘smart choice,’ meaning a good potential partner that cares for them, rather than the ‘heart choice,’ who is someone they love.” So go ahead and hold out for someone who you really, truly love.“A lot of women who have been dating for a long time arrive to the date with certain assumptions because a man ‘seems’ like someone else they’ve gone out with,” explains Samantha Daniels, relationship expert and founder of , a licensed counselor and consultant.“They feel like they need one or they are pushed into the dating scene prematurely by well-meaning friends or family.
I always encourage clients to make sure they have healed from the wounds of previous relationships prior to pursuing another one.” “A guy is going to show up to a first date expecting to see that girl—not the woman you are today.