The foundation is trust, healthy relationship boundaries and habits, and mutual respect.
According to comments from our community on Facebook, there are many places for women to find love after 60.
Another idea that is gaining in popularity is to hire a dating coach.
According to this article in the New York Times, some matchmakers and dating coaches are now specializing in coaching for people over 60.
Often the conversation about dating over 60 focuses on the idea that women are at an inherent disadvantage with too many eligible women our age chasing too few good men.
While this is true, men our age are often struggling with the same types of worries, doubts and negative feelings that women might have.
One challenge of dating over 60 is that the whole concept of romantic relationships has a different meaning for this stage of life.
Other women said that even though they realize that they do not “need” a man to make them happy, they would like to find someone to share their lives with.Most women our age are interested in finding a man who shares mutual interests, common dreams, and a common worldview.Women our age want to be appreciated and have someone to share adventures and laughter with.We are no longer looking for a relationship with the goal of having children and building a “home” together.Dating over 60 is often more about having fun and finding a partnership of equals.