Dating advice for inexperienced older man
(They are men, after all.) She won’t get a call from either of these guys and forever wonder why since she thinks she gave him what he wants.
You know that dating after 40 (or at any stage of life, for that matter! When you appreciate the same is true for the men you date, it will go a long way toward building compassion and, in turn, building relationships.
She mistrusts men and often blames herself for the rejection she’s felt, believing that she just wasn’t good enough.
She says things like “I need him to say he wants a relationship, and then I’ll open up,” or “Once he gets to know me, he probably won’t like me.” The Scaredy Cat may put her guy through lots of tests before she feels confident that he’s truly interested.
She hasn’t mastered the life skill of introspection, so she’s blinded by her bitterness.
It doesn’t occur to her that she might be the problem even though every date and relationship seems to end the same way.
She insists he give and give with little or no reciprocity; after all, he’s The Man and she’s his prize!
The Wow Me Woman is often single for a very, very long time.The Princess The Princess is confident, well put together, and very attractive. She still follows “The Rules” and requires that her man do what she wants when she wants. She’s a scorekeeper, and she alone decides when he’s given enough to satisfy her…or when he hasn’t and is history.The Princess has an “I deserve it” attitude and has little or no concern for how she can make the other person happy.Oh, and girlfriend, you can learn a TON from the comments men have left below! If you find yourself on the market in your 40s, you know how daunting it can feel.
I’m often asked whether I offer dating and relationship coaching for single men dating after 40. But I DO help men by helping women who are dating after 40. ) One of the most transformational ways I support women is by helping you better understand GROWNUP men.