Advice tips on dating older men
To get a view into the male mind after 60, I sat down with dating coach, Lisa Copeland for a quick chat.Lisa Copeland is a fabulous woman, with a passion for helping women to find quality men.Every boy and girl, man and child carries basic, fundamental beliefs about themselves. For women who have been trying to find that illusive “special someone” for a while, this may seem like an impossible question to answer.
In our interview, I asked Lisa this question directly and she gave me a simple answer.While the common dating ‘rules’ – not that I believe in rules – can apply to anybody, there are perhaps a few things we, as gay guys, need to pay a little more attention to.Cast your net further afield We can be a very picky bunch.Far too many women over 50 are unhappy with the dating world, especially the Internet dating world. I almost always enjoy the date, whether it leads to a second one, a 10th one, a relationship, or whether we say goodbye after two hours together.(I don't date men, so I don't know, but assume many men are unhappy with it as well.) That's too bad, because the online dating experience has opened up possibilities to meet people you never would have met before, and if some of those people are creepy or boring or not what they seem to be, here's a news flash: That was true back in the days when you only met people at work, at school, at the gym, at bars, or the dread introduced to you by friends. I love hearing stories and everyone -- especially women over 50 -- has a story. ADVICE FOR MEN Along the way on this path that most people might consider a waste of time and money, some lessons have emerged.Online dating isn't something to fear even if you haven't dated for years I've been dating pretty much since I was 49. (I'll let you do the math -- I don't like saying my age out loud.) The following is stated neither with gushing pride nor cowering shame: During those past 13 years, I've had more than 1,000 dates with more than 300 different women. There are things men and women can take going into this dating abyss, but let's start with advice for you (older) guys, in reverse order of importance • Funny is good. Cynical and bitter might work if you're a dark and complicated graduate student.