Boomerina) If you’re widowed or divorced and you’re a baby boomer, you might not have dated in 20 or 30 years, but even if it hasn’t been that long, starting to date again can be a terrifying experience. Hey, I’m a guy and I’ll tell you what guys are looking for, at least what I was looking for when I started dating after the death of my wife to whom I had been married for 38 years.How to Make a Good First Impression: The old saying goes, “You only have one chance to make a good first impression,” so don’t blow it.Call me shallow, but the use of an old picture versus the real person who showed up for our coffee date never resulted in a second date, because it indicated basic dishonesty, making me wonder what else they were fudging about.Tina Boomerina, the gal I eventually married, had a good online photo but she was even more attractive than her picture.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WOMEN DATING OVER 40 LOOKING FOR VALENTINE’S SWEETIE MAY NEED AN ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT New book helps midlife daters embrace the adventure of dating Many midlife singles put “find a sweetheart” on their list of New Year’s resolutions. Midlife singles may have kids wanting attention, parents needing care, a demanding job, keeping/getting fit – they have a full plate and it may be hard to squeeze in time to find a main squeeze.Goal-driven and success-focused in their jobs, they expected they’d have accomplished this in time to celebrate Valentine’s with their new love. And even putting a toe in the dating pool takes some courage and concentration.
Does he really think this behavior will be attractive to me?This is a TRUE story that I think will help countless single or divorced woman over 40.It has to do with dating over 40, body image, self-love, self-esteem, and my girlfriend who needs a good kick in the ass!Over-40 women reentering the dating pool are often flummoxed by the behaviors of midlife men who are presumably wanting to make a great impression.These women don’t understand the behaviors because they’ve dated few (if any) midlife men, or haven’t dated at all in many years – or decades.