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Senior Dating Advice

What is the best senior dating advice? Is it best to explore your passions, hoping that you will meet someone special? Or, do senior dating sites offer a quicker way to find love after 60? These are a few of the questions that I have asked professional dating coaches over the years. Their answers may surprise you.

Opening the Door to Love Again After a Loss
11 months ago

Opening the Door to Love Again After a Loss

By  •  Dating

Not long ago, I met a very lovely lady who enthusiastically shared her story of love lost and found again. She explained how her husband had died 20 years earlier. Years later, after vowing that she would never love anyone else, this woman found herself falling in love again. Read More

At 68, Stevie Nicks Isn’t Afraid of Growing Old Alone. Are You?
12 months ago

At 68, Stevie Nicks Isn’t Afraid of Growing Old Alone. Are You?

Even though we probably don’t realize it, throughout our lives, we have been bombarded with images of the stereotypical “cute little old couple.” In the movies and on TV, growing old with someone else is portrayed as “normal.” Single older people are generally shown to be depressed, lonely, mean or anti-social. Read More

6 Reasons Living Alone Makes You Feel Rich
1 year ago

6 Reasons Living Alone Makes You Feel Rich

Welcome to another installment of my “living like a millionaire on a retirement budget” series. No matter what our financial situation, we all have budgets. Living beautifully — or luxuriously can hinge on changing a perception or making an attitude adjustment. Read More

It’s All on Me! Being Single Over 60 Doesn’t Mean You Need to Feel Overwhelmed
1 year ago

It’s All on Me! Being Single Over 60 Doesn’t Mean You Need to Feel Overwhelmed

By  •  Dating

When an acquaintance, Michael, shared with me that he had lost his job at a small law firm, it opened a new level of communication between us. We talked about his new situation and he told me he was very appreciative of having my ear. I’d see him most mornings at the dog park where our dogs played together. Read More

How a Single Older Woman Can Meet 150 New People in 3 Hours
1 year ago

How a Single Older Woman Can Meet 150 New People in 3 Hours

Recently, I wrote an article for Sixty and Me about being single and feeling fabulous about it. The response was enormous and the comments were enlightening! Read More

The 4 Magic Words Men Over 60 Need to Hear
1 year ago

The 4 Magic Words Men Over 60 Need to Hear

By  •  Dating

If you were brought up in the 60’s and 70’s, chances are you were trained to be a strong, independent woman. It’s likely you were taught you didn’t need a man in your life. You thought that anything a man could do, you could probably do even better. Read More

How to Avoid the Heartbreak of Ghosting Dating After 50
1 year ago

How to Avoid the Heartbreak of Ghosting Dating After 50

By  •  Dating

The definition of Ghosting according to Urban Dictionary is, “The act of suddenly ceasing all communication with someone the subject is dating, but no longer wishes to date.”

A better definition is… you and I meet, we have amazing chemistry, we hang out and have awesome sex. I bond to you and then you disappear, ultimately breaking my heart. You don’t answer my calls or texts and I am so confused and concerned. Read More

Have You Been Married for Over 30 Years? What’s Your Advice for Newlyweds?
1 year ago

Have You Been Married for Over 30 Years? What’s Your Advice for Newlyweds?

Have you been married for more than 30 years? Congratulations!

Whether you have reached this milestone with almost no friction, or, like most couples, had to deal with plenty of “plateaus” over the years, this is definitely something to be celebrated. Read More

The Secret to Senior Dating – Saying No to “Take-Out Order Dating”
1 year ago

The Secret to Senior Dating – Saying No to “Take-Out Order Dating”

By  •  Dating

The senior dating game can be tough. Not only can it bruise your ego, but, it can also bring up all the unhealed rejection that happened earlier in life. Read More

Is Your Energy Pushing Men Away After 50?
2 years ago

Is Your Energy Pushing Men Away After 50?

By  •  Dating

Recently, I received a letter from a woman who told me nothing is working in her dating life. No one is interested in her. No one is interested in her friends either.

They, like her, are experiencing loneliness and a lack of contact with men. Read More