It took: I realized I was the leader of my little family, and I had to take the role as the rock solid one, the go-to person, and the one my little kids could depend on 100% all the time. It gives my life purpose and meaning and joy that I can’t even begin to explain.
So, with all that said, that is the first thing on my list of 4 advantages to starting over at 40.
But he knows lots and lots of people and, for whatever odd reason, people tell him a lot about themselves. What he said was this: The happiest couples he knows, like, actually happy together, are those in second marriages who really took the time to choose carefully the second time around; who used their first marriage as a wake-up call, a teaching moment (or decade or two). In a new relationship after a tough marriage, you get to rewrite all the rules.
I started asking around, asking women in second-time-around relationships what made them better, or at least smarter. If you were passive or felt pushed around in your first marriage, you can start off, right from the beginning, in a new role.
You’ve been in relationships before and you may want one now, but for whatever reason you haven’t found the right person yet.Perhaps you were in a live-in or long-term relationship that ended, so you’re single again.As a dating coach for women over 40, I know finding love the second time around (or even the first) is not easy.Clients come to me with these limiting ideas about dating, love and men, and it’s my job to help them turn things around.Working with me, women transform the lies to create opportunities. I hope reviewing these lies opened your mind to new ways of looking at dating over 40.