Dating after divorce or widowhood

Expert says leave your baggage behind and enjoy the ride!

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Finding love after 60 is a major topic of discussion and curiosity for women in the Sixty and Me community – and with good reason.

Many women over 60 are embarking on a new stage of life with different relationship statuses than were common in our parents’ era. Others became widows or simply chose to never to marry in the first place.

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But conversely, believing you should have sex after a specific number of dates can feel artificial, not to mention scary in some cases.

A better rule: "Let the connection between the two of you develop, and allow sex to happen organically," says Dr.

Some women said that they could not imagine being loved again.

Others said that they had tried dating, but none of their relationships had worked out.

This leaves many women wondering whether it is worth re-entering the dating world and looking for the best way to go about finding love after 60.

We recently posed a question on Facebook to our Sixty and Me community, asking women our age who might have gone through a recent divorce and entering the world of over 60 dating for the first time.

But according to Beverly Hadland-Turner, published author of “How to Find Authentic Love,” the main challenges to dating after 60 are the person’s own attitudes to social interaction with the opposite sex and how long the person has been out of the dating scene.

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