Be open to the joys of dating and the disappointments of breaking up. Lucky are those who escape crappy marriages in their advanced years and find new love.
Just to be touched, and sexual again, I can't even imagine how wonderful that would be.
Recovery from the loss of a loving relationship often takes longer than one anticipates.Just two years ago, American adults ages 18 to 24 used online-dating sites and apps at an average rate for all American adults—about 10 percent. College-aged and post-college-aged Americans are now the most likely demographic to turn to the technology.That’s the most interesting result from a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday on Americans’ online-dating habits.Most have been in the workforce for at least two decades.The complexities of maintaining personal and professional relationships for many years create memories that people can draw on to get through a breakup – as sources of strength and wisdom.The technology also gained some users among 45-to-54-year-olds.The survey also found that acceptance—or, at least, awareness—of online dating was growing.In particular, there is an increased resistance to changing oneself, a belief that time for active dating may be running out, and the clear knowledge that dating is not meant to start a family.How these differences are framed can strongly influence one’s perspective about dating and breaking up – and dating again.Yes, it's risky, one might get a broken heart..you might not too.And I do think the "requirements" change a lot when you aren't looking for a co-worker parent. Erik Erikson said 35 to 55, and then changed the upper end to 65.