Rules of dating after a divorce
Men and women are different in many ways, but we’re more the same than you may think. We all have dating disappointments and horror stories.Just like how you’ve dated your share of challenging types of men like the Pinger, the Couch Potato and the older-and-balder-than-his-profile-guy…men also meet and enter into relationships with less-than-impressive types of women.The Princess The Princess is confident, well put together, and very attractive. She still follows “The Rules” and requires that her man do what she wants, when she wants. She’s a scorekeeper, and she alone decides when he’s given enough to satisfy her…or when he hasn’t and is history.The Princess has an “I deserve it” attitude and has little or no concern for how she can make the other person happy.She insists he give and give with little or no reciprocity; after all, he’s the The Man and she’s his prize!The 18 Year Old The 18 year old dates – sometimes a lot – but she doesn’t have relationships because “she doesn’t want the men who want her, and the men she wants don’t want her.” She doesn’t know what will make her happy and has not yet learned how to communicate and relate to grownup men. People ask me all the time whether I offer dating and relationship coaching for single men. But I tell them that I help men by helping women dating after 40. ) One of the most transformational ways I support women is by helping you better understand GROWNUP men.
In the following days I’m going to give you some of their stories of dating after 40 and relationships.
Here are some of the types of women men deal with as they date and relate.
As a dater after 40, knowing this will help you as you meet and connect with men.
She believes her sexuality is the only way she can attract a man, or she wants this point in her life to be a series of sexual experiences. She posts a provocative picture on her online dating profile, invites him over to her house on the first date, shows too much skin (especially for a woman over 40), and is overly familiar with her affection.
The Sexpot offers herself up on the first date and is offended if her date doesn’t partake. Relationship-minded men may also say “yes” even though they may feel somewhat emasculated or turned off by her aggressiveness.