For women, let’s face it, meeting men is difficult, particularly if you are over 40.
You are not meeting men at work or in clubs or bars anymore.
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.
If the ex isn't co-parenting and the kids are too young to be left alone, she will have to hire a babysitter or at least have advanced planning to go out.
Money might also be tight for her, so offer to pay the sitter and definitely spring for all the other date expenses.
Dating isn't a single mom's top priority, so help her arrange things so she can get out with you.
Let her know you understand that her kids come first.
Common challenges during the dating period including pacing the relationship, balancing her needs with those of her kids and scheduling time for dates.
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.
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!