Find the Love of Your Life After Fifty! resolves many issues important to dating and mating at this stage in life: improving on attitude and adaptability; where to meet others; dating with dignity and not dismay; whether sex is important still; overcoming feelings of rejection, and more. Offering true life stories, guidelines, and self-help quizzes, it will motivate, educate, and encourage a totally new and positive attitude about dating. What does it take to find a companion, a lover, a mate at this stage in life? It takes acknowledging that dating is different from years past. It takes summoning courage and taking risks. It takes the right timing. It takes being adaptable. It takes being realistic, being creative, and educating yourself. It takes looking good. And, at the very least, it takes knowing the best places to socialize.What a task, you might say? Not really. Find the Love of Your Life After Fifty! will demonstrate how anyone can bring love, romance, and companionship into life once more.
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A former Mrs. Massachusetts, syndicated newspaper columnist, and radio show host, Alice Solomon graduated Wellesley College cum laude at the age of 50. Her website, http://www.GorgeousGrandma.com, received the "Golden Web Award 2002-2003" and her work will soon be highlighted in an upcoming book anthology, Small Miracles. A member of the Florida Speakers Association, this is her second book.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
Lois was frustrated about her recent blind date: "I met him at a local spot, we had a drink or two, and we danced for awhile. He was quite pleasant and I havenít been out with a guy in so long, it was just nice being in his company." "Because I had made brownies that afternoon and I thought he might like them, I invited him home to have coffee. I was so used to having people back to the house while I was married, that I didnít think twice about inviting Phil to do the same. However, as he was leaving to go home, Phil told me he had learned that when a woman invites a man in 'for coffee,' it means that she wants to go to bed with him. I wanted to kick him out the door."
Lois is not alone in her frustration. Dating has changed.
I'll never forget my first date when I decided to reenter the dating world. A friend called to ask if she could give my number to a fellow who had just divorced. He was "tall, handsome, very nice, and very successful." How thoughtful of her, and why not? David called me (his name is fictitious, as are all the names I use - in this case, to be more benevolent to the guilty than to protect the innocent) and he asked if I would like to drive to Provincetown, Massachusetts (two hours from my home) for a leisurely stroll and an early dinner. Foolishly, I agreed. He came by at 1:00 in the afternoon. By 6:00, we were seated in a charming restaurant at a lovely table with candles and wine. We had spent a pleasant afternoon driving leisurely to Cape Cod and then walking around town talking. After enjoying an appetizer and a few glasses of wine, he excused himself to go to the menís room. When he returned, he became angry at me (for what I believed to be no reason), which was as surprising as it was totally unacceptable. I asked to be
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Book Description The Writers' Collective, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1932133682
Book Description The Writers' Collective, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111932133682
Book Description The Writers' Collective. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1932133682 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0883429