Love at Second Sight: Playing the Midlife Dating Game

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New Horizon Press, Oct 27, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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Many, if not most, of the 42 million midlife single people in the US would like to change their solo status and find loving companions. Colins and Grigsby provide a how-to manual for mastering the midlife dating game, with insights into the new rules of engagement, changed communication styles and way to create a personalized game plane for finding love.

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Contents

Getting Back in the Game
5
You Wont Meet People If They Dont Know Youre There
20
Who Wants What
33
The First Encounter What Men Need To Do
47
The First Encounter What Women Need To Do
59
Male and Female Posturing and Communication
73
Internet Dating Dating Services and Personal Ads
83
Turn Rejection Into a Positive
93
Backups Returning Veterans and Instant Relationships
129
The Sex Part Do We Still Want It?
137
Dating the Powerful the Famous or the Very Rich
149
Why Would Someone Want Me?
155
The End Game Making Final Choices
167
Changing Attitudes New Options
181
Practical Decisions Marriage Live Apart
189
Finding Your Soul Mate
199

The Middle Game So Now What?
99
Selfesteem Insecurity and Independence
113
Romantic Strategies Dos and Donts
122
In Conclusion
205
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About the author (2003)

Nancy W. Collins, author of Women Leading: Making Tough Choices on the Fast Track (Viking Penguin, 1988) and Professional Women and Their Mentors (Prentice-Hall, 1988), has appeared on the Today Show and Evening Magazine, among others. She is listed in Who's Who in American Women and lives in Menlo Park, California, near San Francisco.

Mason Grigsby, a software company president, has written two books and participated in numerous seminars as an expert on electronic document and knowledge management strategies. A single father of one daughter, the Nob Hill Gazette has named him one of the top 50 bachelors over the age of 50. He lives in San Francisco.

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