Even if you're fresh out of a miserable marriage and new to the singles scene, take a breath.You can be romantic and take the lead, but exercise patience.They talk about how awful their ex-wives are, and how much money they had to give them." GF #3: "Getting involved with a guy who's still reeling from his divorce can sometimes feel like he's having an affair, except that the 'other woman' isn't a woman, it's his anger." My Advice: Dump the baggage, dude.Stop talking about your ex, your kids, your money, etc. Some therapy, meditation, or a little alone time wouldn't be the worst thing in the world for you.
Chivalry and romance aren't dead -- in fact, they're alive and well and much appreciated.
And women, lest you think you're off the hook, you're not.
Even though I'm talking to the guys here, many of these points apply to you too. Dating in midlife isn't always easy, but at least you're all in it together, and you can all make it great.
TOO FAST Maybe you're divorced, newly separated, or have been single forever.
Maybe you're lonely, horny, you want a girlfriend, need some company, or just need to get laid. We ALL want love, but some guys blow it by rushing.