Dating tips for over 50
We just have to come into the natural female role that we’ve forgotten how to do, which is getting into a partnership with a man and letting them help us. Lisa: One of the biggest problems we have developed because we were taught to give, to nurture. Margaret: What you said about feminine power really is an interesting point.
David Wygant, who’s also a dating coach, said exactly the same thing, giving the male perspective. Lisa: If you want to be involved with an alpha man, you should keep in mind several things.
Women over 50 are vibrant, emotional and sexual beings. I firmly believe that healing after the end of a relationship is super important. With the female coaches being my kid’s age, I thought, “I can’t talk to them about it.” I started researching dating with a different perspective. Margaret: What you just described is the journey that so many women over 50 take.
Many of us are interested in over 50 dating, even if we don’t have any intention of getting married again. My then husband, who is the father of my children, and I simply grew apart. A lot of people jump from one relationship to the next without giving themselves the time to really establish who they are. ” I also wrote things in my profile that were not appropriate. He, too, said to me, “Lisa, you don’t know how to let a man be a man.” That’s when I thought, “Oh my God, I’m doing something wrong.” Margaret: There’s a big message there. I began with figuring out this business about, “Lisa, you don’t let a man be a man.” I found all the tools that were needed, and I put all my newly gained knowledge into practice. The result was that I started getting second dates. Also, dating over 50 is one thing, but when you get to 60, it becomes a very different category.
Whereas in the past, when she competed with him, he would just compete back.
That’s what I teach women—the tools and skills—because it is a learned factor.Whether you’re in your 50’s or 60’s it’s the issues are very common.The first mindset group of women go online and when they see men their age, they think of them as they would of their daddies and granddaddies.We just need a little advice on how to get started. This is the place where women over 60 come to be inspired. Margaret: Tell us about your journey to becoming a dating coach. I was in my 40’s then, surrounded with friends who didn’t know single people. It was crazy because I did some of the dumbest things ever. I thought they were romantic but were not the right things to say. I did end up in a relationship with a man I met online. As he walked out the door, he said to me, “Lisa, you don’t know how to let a man be a man.” I thought, “He’s crazy, I get along with men really well,” and I just blew off the comment. However, it turned out to be so strong that it was only a physical chemistry. Lisa: I came out of that divorce, feeling like I really failed. I’ve been divorced twice.” If you really listen to people, you’ll learn that many of them have been divorced twice or more. There is something that has been on my mind since I interviewed Suzanne Bron-Levine a few weeks ago.
My guest on today’s episode of the Sixty and Me Show is dating coach, Lisa Copeland. One of the things we care about in the community is our independence. Men weren’t asking me out on second dates and I didn’t understand why. Then, after a pause I took to heal, I went back online. She is the first editor of Miss Magazine and has been women’s advocate throughout the last six decades.
Lisa: What was happening was that competition between men and women increased to a point where women couldn’t get into a partnership with men to work or live together. We thought we did everything so well that it was pretty much our way or the highway.