5 rules of dating after 40
I’ll give you 5 to 10 years younger, but don’t go beyond that. In the hero’s journey, the hero is almost never alone. On my Resources page, I talk about my love of Meet To whatever you call that higher power that coexists with us all. These are the five steps toward visibility, toward a successful dating life for us men over 40.♦◊♦One of the final parts of the Hero’s Journey is called the Resurrection.
Beyond that, and you’re venturing into creepy territory. No matter what you’re into, there are other folks who are into that too. Discover and learn or rediscover a way to connect to the Source. For there to be a Resurrection, the Hero must die a figurative death.
I was too busy scribbling away in my Ivory Tower to keep in touch with friends and family, much less go out to see them and have a drink or dinner or even coffee with them.
They would invite me out, I would choose art over friendship, and I would turn them down.
— When I first started dating again, I had a bad case of Instant Gratification.
I hit the ground running, signed up for match.com, created a profile and expected the emails and winks to start rushing in.
Start with this: Grab your Grownup Girl, the one who makes good decisions, knows what she wants and how to get it, is nurturing and caring, has other loving and meaningful relationships in her life, has accomplished and overcome a lot, and is pretty darn smart. There you have them–essential dating rules you need.
Take a few minutes to think about the relationship you would love to have in your life.
Like the hero above, I knew that something was wrong, but I didn’t know how to fix the problem and heal myself. He must learn the lessons, and come back and teach those lessons to others.♦◊♦I have returned with the elixir, and I am here to bear witness that we can all be healed.If I had gotten my fantasy, my Larry would be rich and a few inches taller. It’s crazy because, first, we are often wrong about what men want.If he got his, I would be rich and many pounds lighter. Second, men—the mature, smart ones who know something about women—can see right through the charade…and it’s a huge turn-off.—-In the 1933 Universal Horror film, The Invisible Man, Claude Rains plays a scientist who becomes invisible when he starts experimenting with a dangerous chemical.This radical and sudden change turns him from a compassionate seeker of knowledge into a murderer, bent on chaos and destruction. He refuses the call to action that will lead to the journey that will change his life forever. We can even teach other men how to become invisible. I will now show you the ingredients that led to my invisibility.