Dating at 60
The divorce rate for people over 50 has doubled over the last 20 years with roughly two-thirds of older adult divorces being initiated by women.With women becoming more financially independent, many of these divorcées may feel less compelled to enter into another marriage.
The partner we chose in our 20s or 30s may not be the one we find satisfying in our 60s.It is always not that they are attracted to a younger body, but the young are willing to give that love, care and more importantly the respect they seek.Dating after 60 is perhaps the most genuine way of dating.I’m in my 60s and have found mortality weighs more heavily in this decade.When I read the obituary of someone who died in his or her 70s, I find myself silently asking, “Isn’t that unusually young to die?Kate Mc Guinness is a lawyer who spent 17 years at Biglaw before becoming the general counsel of a Fortune 500 corporation.
Dating in your senior years is a little different to what it was in high school or the college days.
The women of the latter half of the twentieth century had to fight for their equality in a male-predominating world more than any other generation.
Single women over 60 bear the scars of such battles and they are not ready to lay down their arms and be the housewives they always refused to be.
Here, most people are looking for a social relationship than finding the love of their lives.
Of course, you may still find the love of your life even after 60 years.
She described her adventures in the funny and poignant memoir !