Just as I think I have been stood up, a lone chap arrives, clad in a lime-green anorak, looking anxious and slighter in stature than I was expecting.
The barman points me out, and Home Boy steps up and greets me confidently with a kiss on the cheek. The period after a breakup is the perfect time for a little post-relationship debriefing with trusted friends.
Simon and Garfunkel's song title is applicable to the turbulent boomer dating waters. I have been rejected by my first two online dating hopefuls. My choices: spend the rest of my life living alone or jump into the over-50 dating pool.
It's a consistently divisive issue, and I'm surprised how stubbornly contentious it remains. Having run into several issues over the years, I am still debating the pros and cons of those choices. If you are over 30 and/or divorced, you have probably had your heart broken, and so has the person you are dating.
I don’t know why, but my friends and I suspect that most older men don’t come out of a relationship unless there is another woman waiting in the wings.
Or they pick up someone very quickly in a bar or club. I have a great social life and lots of friends but I’d really like to share that with someone special. So I texted him to say: ‘I know you’re coming from a long way away so can I arrange the spare room for you tonight or would you prefer a local B&B?
Things have been moving so quickly here at Stitch Central recently that it’s easy to forget that it’s only a little over two months since we announced ourselves to the world.
In fact, we’re not sure you could even call it an “announcement” …
We all know people who are divorced, widowed or never married and we've all heard their common lament: It's hard to find an interesting date when you are no longer young.
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So if someone gives you a tiny bit of attention, it doesn’t matter what age you are, you still get that ‘high’ we all remember from our younger days. ’ I was shocked when he got really abusive and nasty. His last text said: ‘You’re more stupid than I thought you were.’ And he was right.
I made a very stupid mistake when I first started internet dating. It was a really stupid thing to do, so now I’m much more careful.
our first public appearance was in a blog article we published on the Tapestry Blog about dating for seniors titled “9 Things You Didn’t Know About Dating for 55 ”.