Maybe that is why the chicks don’t dig me…maybe not. Low self-esteem is also a problem that many face, and it can be very difficult to overcome. It is felt by people of all nations and in all walks of life.When it comes to dating after 60, it often feels like women face a choice between intimacy and independence. Certainly, many of the women in the Sixty and Me community have pushed back whenever I have raised this topic. We all want love in our lives, no matter what age we are!But maintaining healthy relationships – romantic and otherwise – becomes even more important in our 50s, 60s and beyond.I’ve talked to lots of women over 60 and almost always the biggest fear they share with me is the thought of being alone forever.In their mind, they’re not sure a man will want them at this age so when a good-looking man starts paying attention to them online, they feel special, desired and wanted.Everyone experiences loneliness sometimes, but it is never pleasant.Dealing with loneliness can take many forms, including meeting new people, learning to appreciate your alone time, and reconnecting with your family.
I am depressed, neurotic, and in need of your help.I’m still lonely, but don’t think I’m only trying to get a girl for sex.I’m of a different breed of adolescent; a breed that will take sex if it is offered, but will not date only for that reason.This is because it is influenced more by your state of mind than your lifestyle.It is often confused with solitude, but they are not the same thing.A few short lived relationships with younger women followed fairly quickly, but none of them lasted longer than a few months.All said they had enjoyed their time with me, yet in the end they found younger men to settle with.Understanding Your Feelings of Loneliness Comforting Yourself Getting Social Again Enjoying Your Solitude Community Q&A People feel lonely for a number of reasons, including simple social awkwardness and intentional isolation.Some people may even feel lonely when they are surrounded by people because they lack meaningful connections with those people.They are often physically present but emotionally absent.Dear Dating Coach, I'm a 48 year old, heterosexual male who has been divorced about seven years. Even though my divorce was emotionally painful for me, I believed at that time that I would have an easy transition back to my old single (and dating) life, and that my sadness would soon be over.