I share this now with a light heart, because five years after my separation, I have “acclimatized” and have since happily dated middle-aged men, many of whom are divorced and have children.
In other words, my dating pool didn’t change, I did.
), body type, and hair (or the lack there of.) Years ago, after my own broken engagement, I went back on-line and was shocked to see that many of the men showing up in my search were balding, divorced, and had children.
In my mind, I was thinking, “When did I become old enough to date these men?
” Clearly, I was not in touch with the fact that I was older (now in may 30s,) and so naturally, so was my dating pool!
I often coach my clients to come up with a list of “essential” qualities; qualities that are directly correlated with their happiness in the long-term.
It’s much easier to be open to a variety of high-quality men if you are more focused on character and how they treat you, rather than their age, height or bank accounts.