, I’m always a little shocked to realize that I’m the same age as Carrie and her friends.When the show debuted in 1998, I was 17, and it ran for six seasons until I was 23. ) woman in her 30s, it hits a little closer to home.The simple fact of the matter is, if we asked you out, we are interested. But the funny thing is, we don’t always know if the feeling is mutual.After finally working up the courage to ask you out, plan the date, pay for dinner, and so on, a guy wants to know—are you or aren't you?Before diving into the online dating sea, Jakovljevic says you should be aware of what type of relationship you're after.
Whether it's been one year or six since the divorce decree, you may never know with absolute clarity that you're truly ready for another relationship.
Dating after divorce can be a minefield for the midlife woman.
Perhaps even thornier than pondering what to wear on a date, where to go, who pays—not to mention how you even find people to date in this brave new world of Internet match-ups—is getting over your reluctance to take a stab at it. "A divorced woman may feel very vulnerable at this stage, in part because she used to have a spouse to 'protect' her and now she has to go out into the world on her own," says Diana Kirschner, Ph D, author of .
I think that sometimes we focus so much on the differences between men and women—how we communicate, how our brains are wired, how we approach relationships—that we often forget that when we get down to it, men and women are pretty similar. So now that the secret's out—we're all wondering where we stand with our date—let's look at some common questions guys are asking themselves and how you can address them—and save you both from a lot of unknowns.
We ask many of the same questions, have many of the same anxieties, and find ourselves in many of the same situations. I know women often come away from first dates with more questions than answers. This will hopefully give you an inside look into where your date is coming from and what questions he is hoping to have answered before that "should we hug— kiss— ? When I asked men about their first date experiences, the most common response I heard was this: “How do I know she’s interested?