You've signed the divorce papers, and the relationship you entered with so much hope is officially dissolved. Maybe you had been married for decades, maybe just a year or so. Maybe the divorce was your idea and maybe it was your partner's, or maybe you both agreed that separation was best.Maybe you're relieved, maybe you're heartbroken -- or a bit of both.Bette Davis once said that getting old is not for sissies.Well, many women would argue that the same comment applies to dating after 60.In my recent interview with dating coach, David Wygant, he suggested that men are often the ones who lack confidence and suffer from fear of rejection.He says that older women have the power to make a connection that turns into a dating opportunity.I was intrigued by her situation and thrilled to have a single mother of sons to connect with and possibly build a friendship with.As it turned out, this woman and I were opposites in every way.
His assessment requires a fundamental shift in thinking – women must not be afraid to make the first move!
But however you got here, the question now is where do you go from here?
And how do you figure out who you are and what you want as a newly single person?
During a conversation with her, she said to me, “I’ve got to find a man to support me.” Within four months she had found a man, moved herself and her children into his home and started planning a wedding.
I ran into her a couple of years later and she had a new baby on her hip.