Dating after divorce at 50
Still, the divorce rate for those younger than 50 is about twice as high as it is for adults 50 and older.
And since 1990 the divorce rate has also climbed slightly for adults ages 40 to 49, though not to the extent of those 50 and older.
Don't use friends for legal advice — meaning, don't hire a friend to handle the divorce even though your friend will cut you a break financially.
My ex and I started out this way, and the friend was truly lovely and magnanimous at heart to want to help two broke people divorce, but we ended up switching counsel (to mediators) for various reasons, which derailed finalizing the divorce.
I wanted to fall in love, get married, and have kids.
My life didn’t turn out the way I thought it would and I had NO idea that I would end up in my 50’s, single and dating again.
(Guys, if you’re reading this…get in touch if you want to share!
Just like how you’ve dated your share of challenging types of men like the Pinger, the Couch Potato and the older-and-balder-than-his-profile-guy…men also meet and enter into relationships with less-than-impressive types of women.
I’ve talked to countless single men over the years about their experiences with women, especially those in their 40s, 50s and beyond.
So I thought I’d tell you about the experience men have when they’re trying to “date like a grownup.” If you’ve read my e Book, you know that I believe strongly that empathizing with men is absolutely essential to your dating and relationship success.
The definition of empathy is “the power of understanding and imaginatively entering into another person’s feelings.