In the stage of EXpress, you are allowed to scream, moan and generally lose your composure! If you don’t do it now, you will have to live with the unexpressed guilt, remorse and a sense of utter abandonment. On the journey, you clutched any life support that you could find and just kept on breathing as normally as you could.
Then pull out the roadmap of your life – which may be a total blank sheet – and try to define a destination, but take each day, one at a time. Now, thankfully, you have worked through your despair, dismissed your demons and find yourself ready to truly move on. You can still expect turbulence along the way as you shape a new life.
We are all living decades longer than we once did, and are staying fitter, healthier (and in some cases, friskier) further into our wisdom years than ever before.
This means that there are more seniors and baby boomers than ever before looking for some companionship to fill the void of their prior partner.
We’d be lying if we said that appearance wasn’t important at all to the over-55 demographic, but it turns out to be a much lower priority.
Have you been through a divorce of break-up of a long-term relationship? What advice would you give for other women in the community who are going through a separation now?
This however has to wait until reach the state of EXplore. At some point you start to realize that there are things in the world you love, people who care, a future. So, before you start exploring a new life, be sure you can afford it.
In your EXile backpack you will need things like dark sunglasses, Kleenex and small indulgences that make you smile. This is when you want to scream and let your emotions out. This phase can take time, while you may know where you want to go, you may need time to collect the necessary resources to make your dreams come true.
Young people are incredibly age-prejudiced, to such an extent that age is one of the most important filter criteria used to find a match on online dating sites. Age is the second-most important attribute used to help users determine if they’re interested in a potential match (after the photo).
This scenario is not just on Match.com, but on E-harmony, Ourtime, Plenty of Fish, OK Cupid, and the rest of the dating websites.