But, as we get a little older, Lisa encourages us to take control and not be afraid to strike up a conversation with men. The last thing a man wants is to approach a woman and be rejected.
Lisa reminds us that women usually make the first move, whether we realize it or not. So, it’s not so much a question or whether to make the first move.
is centered around the idea that the women are in control, the women choose the men and the women make the first move. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit fin everything to their husbands. It neglects the fact that there is a deeper significance to gender and sexuality.
“It’s like an online Sadie Hawkins dance,” the site boasts. The site advertises, “Guys, no more wasted time chasing! Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.” Ephesians -33 So who does the pursuing in a relationship isn’t just an arbitrary choice or preference. A major notion of this generation is that gender roles are insignificant and irrelevant. For a woman to turn the tables and set up a relationship pattern where she’s the initiator is unwise.
Having talked with hundreds of women in the Sixty and Me community, I can see how there could be some truth to this.
After one too many heart-breaks, senior dating has a tendency to become serious business rather than a “game.” Maybe it’s time to stop thinking about the end goal – finding a man who shares our interests and loves us for who we are.
During our conversation, Lisa questions why dating over 60 has become so “serious.” It’s almost as if we have forgotten how to have fun and flirt.
According to Lisa Copeland, dating after 50 is different than dating at any other point in our lives.
When we are younger, we can afford to sit back and let men come to us.
It’s more a question of how to make the first move. In the “real world,” you don’t have to ask a stranger out for a date.
At the same time, there is absolutely nothing wrong with starting a conversation with a man.