“Think about it, you’ve gotten where you are in life by taking action, not waiting for the fates to drop the things you want on your doorstep.” Generally, it’s a good idea to project that you’re self-sufficient when dating older men.
“If you’re meeting someone online, be sure to spend several weeks getting to know them online first through emails and video chats,” suggests Fisher.
“It’s also recommended to do a background check to ensure they have no criminal background and aren’t already married.
Phillip Zimbardo, Director of The Shyness Institute at Stanford University.
“That’s millions of guys who seldom meet women because they are too shy.
“With so many dating scams out there and people pretending to be who they are not, this is a great way to see for yourself that the person you are dating is authentic.”“You may have a great body, but your attempt to show that you are incredibly hot in your 40’s is not the best way to be taken seriously,” says Rhonda Milrad, LCSW, relationship therapist and founder of online relationship community, There’s nothing wrong with being single in your 40s, so no need to act like there is!
“Keep in mind that the man across the table from you is ‘still single,’ as well, so don’t be embarrassed or uncomfortable about your own dating status,” Daniels suggests.
I’ve found some women get frustrated with the ‘I have the kids this weekend’ scenario because it can dampen their spontaneity and they lose that one-on-one time that’s so important when dating, but it also might mean that the following weekend is a ‘child-free’ weekend.” “So many women (and some men) think they know their boundaries and yet accept unreasonable demands when they think they meet ‘the one,’” Zuckerman explains.
“If you are accepting the unacceptable, over time it is a recipe for disaster!
“He’s probably not looking for another dependent.” Seriously.