According to the online dating company, Match.com, baby boomers are its fastest-growing group of members.
Indeed, many in this age group are divorced, single, or widowed, and now find themselves back out on the dating scene for the first time in years.
So make it a point not to accept one aspect of what you find inside: old fears. Action takes place on several levels: Love, Deepak How can I stop feeling so negative?
It can be scary getting back into dating after a long break.
Or maybe you’ve decided to try and meet someone having spent a period of time on your own.
To help you along the way, Web MD offers these tips from the experts on how to get started. San Francisco psychologist Jonathan Rosenfeld points out that dating is a numbers game: You're probably going to have to meet a lot of people before you find someone you really like.
"If you are a busy adult with work you're committed to, and children at home, then you have to make dating efficient," Rosenfeld says.
If you’ve made the decision to move on, then look forward and keep peddling. Don’t go complete stalker with this but as a loyal follower of his, there’s no harm in peaking! This time around don’t be afraid to try something new and let him open your mind to different experiences. There is no time limit or expiration date on being single so enjoy this time and don’t complicate things by rushing into a commitment.
During the time you are transitioning into dating again, be sure that you are completely comfortable with who you are and you can be happy on your own first. Now, it may have been a few years since you’ve been on the market and chances are, things have changed. This time, let him ask you about the next step, and don’t take it just because he is ready!