Why is it that when we date — even at 40, 50, or 60 — we can become an alien woman from planet WTF? If you’re anything like I was, it’s sometimes difficult to recognize yourself when you’re in the presence of a hot, nice, or simply available man.
The beliefs and habits of our 25 or 30 year old can be hard to shake.
Here’s what I finally learned, that I want you to know: You are a grownup woman. You know who you are, what you want, and you’re in charge in the other parts of your life, right?
Well, you’re that same smart, kind, lovely woman when you date! You don’t have to settle with a man who isn’t worthy of your affection or attention. You don’t need him unless he’s adding to your already great life. You don’t need to change everything about yourself; real grownup men looooove the woman you already are…if only you’d show that woman to him.
Here’s some things I want you to do:
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