In my recent interview with dating coach, David Wygant, he suggested that men are often the ones who lack confidence and suffer from fear of rejection.He says that older women have the power to make a connection that turns into a dating opportunity.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.When you sit down, don’t immediately pull out your mobile phone or book. When you are out with a dog or young child, there is a natural and comfortable energy about you.This weekend, grab your dog and visit your local park.Another place to meet interesting men is the good old standby, the coffee shop. Sometimes just asking whether the chocolate muffins are any good is enough to start a great conversation. You’re not looking for the love of your life (although it would be nice to find him).Many men come in every day to get their cup of chai or latte. Start a casual conversation with the man standing in line and smile! At this point, you’re just looking to make a friendly connection.
If you have a grandchild, take them for a walk or buy them ice-cream at a local cafe. The most important dating guideline is to simply do things you love.
So what’s a midlife woman who was raised in a world where men were “supposed” to make the first move do?
Here are a few ideas to help you get the hang of dating after 60.
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