Dating in your 40 s
And a generation that refuses to take on the stigmas of old age and give up vital aspects of themselves in the process? One of the worst of these stigmas is that a person can be "too old to fall in love." The 2009 census showed that of the 96 million Americans who are single, 17 percent of them are over 65.Imagine these 16.2 million people writing off the possibility of spending the rest of their days with someone they love.
We may choose someone who doesn't respect or acknowledge us or someone who is intrusive or demanding toward us.
Try taking your friends' advice on who you should date.
If you're looking into online dating, try going out with someone your friend suggests.
After seeking the same sort of partner for years, it can be difficult to tell if we are attracted to someone for the right or wrong reasons.
One helpful approach is to enlist the help of friends.