The others can be sent as postcards to each other over the next year. Walk or bicycle to an inexpensive ice cream shop or a fancy coffeehouse. Drive in the mountains, arriving in time for a sunset or moonlit stroll. Go to a park, push one another in the swings and talk. The goal is not to buy, but to test perfume and cologne along the way.
They are all 50-something, empty-nesters and divorced. The difference between men and women at this age, however, is that we don’t necessarily want the same things.They begin to equate emotions with weakness.“Underlying brain differences may explain why men and women process their emotions so differently.On the surface it may seem like they have very different takes on the situation but they are really feeling quite similarly.”Societal expectations have “taught” men not to display any emotions. “If that were true, they would be lowering their standards. In fact, she notes that older women are a lot more selective than older men and younger women are when it comes to picking a partner If anything, it’s more of a level playing field when it comes to midlife dating. In a talk before boomers (you can watch it below), Adshade says older women really aren’t disadvantaged on the dating market.