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Overcome the Empty Nest Blues

8 First Moves to Overcome the Empty Nest Blues For the 25 million single baby boomers who've already suffered through a divorce, separation, or death, watching your children head out on their own can be devastating. Read more about how to overcome with 8 first steps

ONLINE DATERS SUCCESS HABITS

ONLINE DATERS SUCCESS HABITS

2010 Boomer Trend Report: 7 Highly Effective Habits of Successful Online Daters: I'd hear countless stories about people meeting online and marrying; it just never happened to me. After six years of email exchanges, hundreds of dates and trips to California, Chicago and DC to meet people, I decided that if I was looking for someone serious, I'd better make a commitment too.

The things I've learnt...

The things I've learnt...

1) Never get married before your relationship is at least 2 years old... There are so many things to learn about the person you are inlove with, and this takes time. We never show absolutely everything about ourselves to our love interest in the first months, but these are things that we want to know about them and they about us. Get to know each other. Spend time together and apart. It is not as easy as it sounds to get a divorce...even if you don't have children. 2) Don't expect that you will never change. Women change...over time they evolve into beings quite different to the giggling teenager or the young twenty-something. Get to know yourself a little before you take that huge plunge and make sure that the person you are with is ready for the changes to come. If he really is the right man he will be patient and wait until you are ready to spend a lifetime with him, and he will love the woman you grow into.