“Women will reach out to a lonely man generally, bringing them food, offering to come over and talk.
” Another piece of advice: “Focus on making friends.
Don’t focus on finding that someone.” Even if you’re online dating, still make sure you are getting out there IRL (in real life.) “You can meet people in all sorts of ways, and those people know other people, so you can have a really broad network.” (Read Tessina’s article, Creating Connections: Draw Them In.) Learn More How to Reactivate Your Social Animal and Say Bye to the Hermitage How to Keep Your Social Life Alive How to Strengthen Your Relationships See all of Senior Planet’s relationships advice. Do men and women approach later-life relationships differently?
Conversely, she adds, “I think a woman is really looking for a partner.
Maybe not to get married—she’s past that, and she may have income that would be adversely affected.
As you know, attraction and romance doesn’t die with age, nor does the desire for companionship.
And having a good companion is also one of the best things you can do for your health.Personal relationships always seem to be the first priority for so many of us. I AM IN A JOYOUS, INTIMATE RELATIONSHIP WITH A PERSON WHO TRULY LOVES ME. I AM SAFE IN ALL MY RELATIONSHIPS, AND I GIVE AND RECEIVE LOTS OF LOVE. It means being very content with yourself in the present moment and choosing to think thoughts that make you feel good now.Generally speaking, there are two approaches to finding that companionship: direct, goal-oriented dating, or what marriage and family therapist Tina Tessina, Ph D, calls the “Get a life method”, which she advocates.“If you work on getting out there and doing the stuff you love to do, the stuff that calls to you and is important to you, the special person is just going to arrive out of that,” she says.But what she’s looking for is one person to be her companion to enjoy life.” Online Dating Maybe you’ve got a life but still haven’t found that person who you click with. Community colleges are even offering courses in it (where you may end up meeting that special someone before you’ve even posted your profile! Check out Senior Planet’s list of five best senior dating sites. “Online dating is advertising, so you need to learn how to advertise who you are” she says. “When you’re older, you’re most beautiful parts of you are on the inside, so you need to learn what those are and bring those out.What do people like about you, what do people gravitate toward about you?