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Most gray divorceesthe nickname given to those who divorce after age 50met their spouses the old-fashioned wayon a blind date, at school, on the job, or even at a singles' party.
Now websites such as and e Harmony offer singles the opportunity to meet online instead of in person. "I can scoot all over the Internet for work, but online dating was a brand new experience," Smith recalls.
"I had expected that most 50-plus gentlemen would imagine themselves with a much younger woman with much lower mileage than myself, but I was pleased to find a lot of mature thinking in what this age group was seeking in a companion." Next Page: Go fish [ pagebreak ]It used to be that women waited for the man to make the first movenot anymore.Next Page: Take your time; do it right [ pagebreak ]"There is no hurry, so it's important to take your time before you enter the dating world again," says Terri L.Orbuch, Ph D, a professor of sociology at Oakland University, in Rochester, Mich., and the author of ."Contrary to what your friends may tell you or you may think, studies show that there is no predetermined time period that you need to wait after a divorce or breakup before you can begin dating again." Understand what went wrong in your marriage"If you know what went wrong or what was missing in your marriage, you can put it out there," says Fran Cohen Praver, Ph D, a clinical psychologist in Locust Valley, N.Y., and the author of Learn from the past"If your marriage was sexless, but you are now looking for someone who is sexually attuned, put it out there," says Praver, who practices what she preaches.