Dating again after 40


Let’s face it, meeting men is hard, especially if you are over 40. Your circle of friends is either the same it’s been for years, or post-divorce you are now creating new friendships. For those of you in your 40s or 50s who are recently divorced, widowed, or just eager to re-partner, dating again can be daunting.

Perhaps it’s been a while since you’ve been “on the market”.

Perhaps it’s been a while since you’ve been “on the market”. You have made friends and let them go when they were not supportive. However, in some respects dating in your 40s and 50s is quite similar to dating in your 20s and 30s. She received her Master’s Degree from Columbia University and her Ph.

You may want to think and act like a 25-year-old, but your seasoning tells another tale and may actually improve the chances for success. Without the pressures of getting married and having children, you can enter into relationships for the “right” reasons, not because you are running out of fertile years. Men and women in their 40s and 50s are generally more self-assured. You are, therefore, more likely to depend on yourself, not your partner, to solve your own dilemmas. You have learned from your previous relationship experiences. The following are some common sense dating principles that apply across the generations.

You may want to think and act like a 25-year-old, but your seasoning tells another tale…