I’m a widow in my 60s but I feel like a teen again when I go on dates – The Sun
DEAR DEIDRE: ANY time I arrange to meet the man I am dating, I get so anxious my stomach is in knots.
We met online and are both widowed and in our sixties. I lost my husband five years ago and finally felt ready to start dating again but had no idea it would be like this.
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I am like an 18-year-old girl falling in love and waiting by the phone for it to ring. He always texts or calls when he says he will.
I always said I would have control if I started dating again but I am getting carried away.
I just want to relax and enjoy it, not feel so insecure.
DEIDRE SAYS: If only our feelings could be made to obey our logical commands.
One aspect of successful relationships is that they are a two-way process so we don’t have total control.
This friendship sounds to be developing well. Try to enjoy the positive side of feeling like an 18-year-old again.
Who knew you could still be so moved and excited.
For balance, make sure you have lots else going on in your life – social life, friends and activities.
It will make you more attractive to him too.
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