That said, the dating market for older singles isn’t all that easy. There just aren’t that many available singles our age and the ones who are available are an interesting lot (read Anne Lamott’s funny take of her year on to understand).
“If that were true, they would be lowering their standards. In fact, she notes that older women are a lot more selective than older men and younger women are when it comes to picking a partner If anything, it’s more of a level playing field when it comes to midlife dating.
There were some hurtful misunderstandings regarding members of leadership at the small church where I served as a volunteer for 3 years, which later caused me to decide that church was not where I belonged.
I would have carefully weighed all issues, and realized he had not had enough TIME to recover from his previous relationship, and he needed MORE time to emotionally recover from his messy divorce, health issues, and his floundering home-operated business.
This site is dedicated to sharing my experience and knowledge of online dating advice for women, especially middle aged women, over 40 years old.
It discusses dating psychology that I found interesting from a number of books I have read.
I’ve matched up a few happily married couples so far in my circle of friends, and I’m ready to take on whoever wants to be next!
) I would venture to say that there are still a decent concentration of Christian singles hovering around.
I thought it would work out because I felt a very strong connection and both of us SEEMED committed to loving and pursuing God.
People who are regularly attending church week-in and week-out are going to show up in your life time and time again. Some of my nearest and dearest friendships have come out of these intimate settings of people, sharing God, life, and usually food (bonus! It will require you to get vulnerable, but why not take a step and get involved into a smaller group?
I think the problem we face isn’t that our churches don’t have enough singles, it’s that our singles don’t have enough of a clue (ouch, I said it!!!! But I don’t blame them, because we’ve been sort of brain-washed into avoiding dating and staying in the friends-for-life-grey-zone for far too long. So why not take a chance this weekend and ask someone out for coffee? Most churches have plenty of groups of different topics, interests, age groups and locations.
While that might sound a little creepy considering I’m happily married, the reason is that I’ve been getting bombarded with questions about this very subject.
While I’m no matchmaker (actually, who am I kidding, I totally am!!
It is merely unprofessional dating advice for women from a person interested in psychology who is living through a middle aged divorce; someone who has suffered the joys and sorrows of online middle aged dating.