Jump to navigation. Partnered, single, straight, gay, black and white; nine extraordinary women, age , express with startling honesty and humor how they feel about themselves, sex and love in later life and the poignant realities of aging. Outspoken for their generation, these women mark a sea change. Women over 65 have been the fastest growing part of the population for decades, but with boomers turning 65, the number of older women is skyrocketing. It's touching, humorous and gives an aging nation hope for fun in the future.
Sign up for AARP's monthly Lifestyle newsletter for entertainment news, healthy living tips and more. I hear this all the time: "There are no good men out there"; or this: "There are no good women. I listen sympathetically but don't share the conclusions. See also: 8 ways to find love online. Mature singles have plenty of great people to choose from; but of course, you have to know where to look. You already know that bars are a bad place if you want to find someone who is serious about finding a life partner anyway, they're usually full of twenty-somethings who'd consider you an antique.
In the past, most women would feel embarrassed to admit that they met a guy via the Internet, but these days the majority of women feel like it is a perfectly normal and acceptable thing to do. If a woman is single, she will usually be open to receiving messages from guys on Facebook because she will want to explore whatever options are available to hoping find herself a lover or boyfriend. As long as a guy can spark her interest, get her on a call and then arrange to meet up with her in person, he can have her as a girlfriend, hook up with her casually or even end up marrying her. Yet, despite the fact that many women are open to meeting guys via Facebook, most guys go about it in the wrong way and immediately turn women off. For example: Most of the guys who contact women via Facebook will send the same type of junk that pretty much every other guy is sending.
Bette Davis once said that getting old is not for sissies. Also, a lifetime of love and loss has made many women distrustful and unwilling to get back into the dating game. Dating coaches take a more positive stance on dating after They explain that a change in mindset is essential for women over 60 who want to find romance. In my recent interview with dating coach, David Wygant , he suggested that men are often the ones who lack confidence and suffer from fear of rejection.