Here are a few of the main points on the minds of women who are grappling with the challenges and opportunities of finding love after 60: Many women in their 60s have been hurt, divorced or widowed.
Going through the dissolution of a marriage or a disappointing romantic relationship can often feel intensely painful.
And she’s not just looking for someone to eat ice cream and play bingo with.
“The last thing I want is a [platonic] male companion, unless he’s gay,” says the vivacious senior.
For men, difficulties getting and maintaining an erection was the most common problem, reported by 40% of those who were sexually active.
Paula Paulette is going to be 80 in April — and she’s online dating.
Many women over 60 are learning how to re-engage with their sense of self-worth and self-love.
Now she’s looking online for potential partners — and she’s got plenty of options.
Many women over 60 are embarking on a new stage of life with different relationship statuses than were common in our parents’ era. Others became widows or simply chose to never to marry in the first place.