No human being should ever submit to be made into a pet like your cat who will always be indoors or your dog who will jump to greet you when you walk in the door. They will take advantage of you physically and emotionally.
Every adult human being should cultivate a whole raft of friends of the opposite sex, and the fact that he or she may choose to get into a one-on-one special relationship with one of them does NOT imply that all other relationships should end. Lying - It is difficult when meeting someone you haven't grown up with to know their past. Do what makes you happy and don't listen to the advice of others, including mine!
Stable fulfilled adult lives develop by building a wide social network, not getting stuck in an exclusive social cocoon locked up with one person and expecting that each will be everything to the other - which just does not work. "You will find not being a spring chick will be your biggest hindrance. Age has little bearing as there are certainly plenty of folks of both genders out fishing.
Plentyoffish dating forums are a place to meet singles and get dating advice or share dating experiences etc.
Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing... while I the dating world Well luv, I think if you just spend a wee bit o' time in the Forums you will quickly discover what a mixed up, oft time confusing and frustrating, crazy mad world on line dating can be. Always take cab fare with you so you can get home on your own. Your past marriage was not 'dating experience', and it can give you false assumptions about the opposite sex. Those with little dating experience do this, and it can cost you both ways.
It's part of the game, and you'll find yourself in a "tough" situation to have to do it yourself at some point. It isn't fun to me but it is part of the healing process.
If you don't think about the expectations and get excited about ONE GUY (who you've barely begun to meet), it won't be a rocky road, it will be a fun one. I've heard it said (by the people in my head) that it takes 1 year of being single for each 4-5 of your previous marriage for one to discover/develop/find their new post-marriage self.Foolish females who are driven to get hooked up assume that they must relate to only one male.They often seem to be desperate to give themselves totally to one man.Well I have been divorced since last year after 19 years of marriage. After almost 4 years following 15 being with my ex wife, it feels about right to me.Now it's more about me and the kids and if something else develops, great!Not only does it have millions and millions of users, but it’s also got the highest success rate of any other dating site.