Sometimes, we like to tiptoe around online dating sites without really taking a chance. We might wind up feeling like a fool. If something isn’t working for you, and you aren’t making good connections, maybe you need to fire up the process.
Senior dating online may be a stretch for some of us, but consider the benefits. Do you let age put unnecessary restrictions on you? Some days I feel like I am seventeen. Other days I don’t. Can baby boomers and other seniors find love again? Why not?
“I think people would live a bit longer if they didn’t know how old they were. Age puts restrictions on things.” Karl Pilkington
One month after we both lost our respective spouses, I had a phone conversation with an old family friend. It went something like this:
“So, Harry, how did it happen that we have come to this point in our lives and find ourselves alone, without a partner?
It was extremely difficult for Harry to accept that his wife of 40 years was gone. Though she was in his heart and he talked with her privately, Ann would never be a part of his every day life again. He had lost her rather quickly — just four short months from diagnosis to death.
I lost my husband after a long ten-year battle with cancer. There is really no way of losing a loved one that equips us to deal with the loss or know how to pick up the pieces.
I could not believe it when, in time, we started talking about finding new mates. Wondering whether senior online dating was a viable option, we talked. Dating again, at our age? Continue reading “Online Dating at My Age? Absolutely!”