When I started dating again after being widowed at fifty, I wondered, where are the men who act like grown ups? The ones who get their gutters cleaned, keep their homes reasonably tidy, have edible food in their refrigerators, and want a life partner instead of easy sex.
My best advice: To find love, develop your empathy muscle. In my experience, many middle-aged men have let it atrophy. Dating at fifty was like being in a wolf pack, or worse, a law firm.
Number One: Dating and Regurgitation Do Not Mix
If you're having trouble finding love at middle age, throw away your list.
Let’s start a movement called the unfun daters where we treat our dates like potential life partners instead of bottom feeders.