Discouraged with dating
“Take a look at all the men you’ve dated and been in relationships with, along with why you were attracted to them and why you broke up in each case,” advises Lisa Copeland in an April 2014 piece for the Huffington Post.
There are discernible trends when it comes to dating in mid-life.In case you haven’t noticed the trend yourself -whether it’s happening with your friends, colleagues, or in your own relationship- it seems that in recent years, the promise of “‘Till death do us part” is often likely to expire when couples reach their fifties and sixties. Nobody seems to know the exact reasons behind this, but we’ll leave that to the psychologists and surveyors.“Divorce is becoming an increasing problem for the 50- and 60-year-old set,” reported Psychology Today last year, citing new data from the U. After all, we know (despite whatever our own marital status may be) that the reasons for divorce are myriad and depend on the individuals in question.In some cases, people who use dating apps don’t have any intention of ever meeting someone in person.This is likely why one-third of singles that use a dating app have never actually gone on a date with someone they met.
Knowing them may allow you to sidestep the pitfalls (or at least some of them!