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Not only are there statistically fewer men, but the dynamic of human engagement, and style of personal connection, has changed dramatically since we were dating in our 20’s.

Also, a lifetime of love and loss has made many women distrustful and unwilling to get back into the dating game.

There really are so many ways to meet men even after 60 – it simply takes a shift in mindset.

Bette Davis once said that getting old is not for sissies.

Well, many women would argue that the same comment applies to dating after 60.

If you love museums, look for special events that will draw a crowd.

If you have a passion for books, go and browse the magazines and chat with the man next to you.

So what’s a midlife woman who was raised in a world where men were “supposed” to make the first move do?

Here are a few ideas to help you get the hang of dating after 60.

He may say “my wife and I…” and that’s totally fine.

There should be no expectations when meeting new people. You can join groups for everything you can possibly imagine including hiking, art, photography, travel or dining out.

Online dating fills a gap for women who are more uncomfortable meeting new people in person.

There are lots of choices, like Match.com, where you can freely browse hundreds of profiles.

When you sit down, don’t immediately pull out your mobile phone or book. When you are out with a dog or young child, there is a natural and comfortable energy about you.

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