It was a shock to find myself single at I thought I was fixed for life with my ex, until one day she decided otherwise and finished with me suddenly. As I was cast out into the wilderness of 21st-century single life, I was totally unprepared for the commitment issues, bad behaviour and racism that I encountered among the singletons of my generation. Officially, more couples now meet online than off. This is certainly the case in America and the UK will soon follow.
8 Things to Know Before Dating an Older Man
Dating After 60 Is Hard - The Atlantic
Conjure up a mental image of a single man in his fifties. What comes to mind? Or heaven forbid did the question trigger thoughts of your own ex? That said, as a therapist—and also longtime friend of many single men in their fifties, I really do hear it all and can attest to various common desires.
17 Reasons Dating in Your 50s Is So Challenging, According to Experts
Growing up to your 40's and 50's takes time, yet it feels like it happens all so quickly. By the time you reach those years, a lot of things have changed. All your actions, decisions, needs and wants evolve as your life experience growths.
When it comes to dating, age is just one among many factors to consider as you seek your match. We bring all of our prior life experience to any relationship we enter, so how much does it matter that one person's history is years or decades longer than the other's? Here, two experts weigh in on the benefits of dating an older man, as well as the potential drawbacks.