Dating at age 60

As Tony Soprano would say, 'fuggetaboutit.' Write them off. You can converse intelligently on a wide variety of subjects.

You'll never make it with them because you don't have what they're looking for. Move on." Though entering the dating pool at an older age can seem scary, men and women in their 60s have the benefit of life experience, leading to a self-confidence that is only acquired with age. You've experienced life - both the good and the bad.

The succeeding generations add to the pool of potential partners, says Kiner.

Dissimilarities in background, education, and religion top the list. They need someone to tell them what to wear when to get a haircut or buy new underwear. A man's appearance can make the statement that he respects himself. "Talking things through with a mature woman is often very comforting to a younger man," says Kiner.

As a result, they will enjoy two pension checks and two social security checks.

It will be less likely that a woman who has survived her husband will live off only a survivor benefit.

If you and your ex-spouse (s) were from diverse cultural backgrounds, had differing family experiences, differing levels of education, and a different religion, perhaps it is time to re-think what to look for in a new relationship. "The guidance of a mature woman can help him not only in his career but also in his interpersonal relationships.

While it may be true that opposites attract, and it has been tried (more than once) and if you found it had no staying power, now is the time to consider someone who is more like you." "Some men, who are single after being married most or all of their adult lives, just can't seem to 'get it together,'" says Kiner. With age frequently comes the crumbling of inhibitions.

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