Seattle boomer speed dating
"When you're younger, you're clueless," says Mason Grigsby, co-author of "Love at Second Sight: Playing the Midlife Dating Game." "You meet someone and if they look and sound good, you go out; you're much more forgiving.When you're older, though, that forgiveness goes away fast.Chaddock and Emilie Chaddock Egan (Ten Speed Press, 2005). "Love at Second Sight: Playing the Midlife Dating Game," by Nancy W.Collins and Mason Grigsby (New Horizon Press, 2004).
"Ninety-nine percent of my clients are looking for women age 27 to 37," says Christine Stelmack, founder of Seattle-based 4M Multimillionaire Matchmaking Club.
I guess I'm looking for some mystical place where all the great singles guys are, the elephant's graveyard of men.
But I'm starting to think those guys don't exist." Judsen Culbreth, author of "The Boomer's Guide to Online Dating," says the odds aren't nearly that bad, though.
A 45-year-old guy on Yahoo Personals wants someone who's 28 to 35.
His 57-year-old counterpart on Webdate hopes to meet someone 45 to 55.
I remember feeling upset whenever I saw a man my age with a much younger woman. "I entered parenthood later in life, and I'd like to have more kids." A ticking clock can also speed up that "getting to know you" process.