Young Adults versus Middle-Aged Online Daters
Personal values and principles are non negotiable that builds integrity and self-respect, which are utilized when finding a romantic partner. This is the next obvious step toward personal growth and finding romantic love. When the psychological and emotional hierarchy of needs are emotionally solid, there is a transcending desire to love and be loved in return. You do not NEED someone TO love or someone TO love you. You WANT to love and be loved in return.
Why is it unlikely for middle-aged online daters to find love again? For many, divorce collapses the individual’s hierarchy of physiological and psychological basic human needs. This leaves one emotionally vulnerable and, at the same time, emotionally guarded to keep one’s own sanity and to protect those around them, especially, the children. Without psychological help, middle-agers online daters are more likely to remain in the “survival” mode. That is, rebuilding basic needs and avoiding another emotional collapses. Therefore, the tendency for middle aged online daters is to find someone who can offer something to them without risking anything. That is why middle aged online daters tend to focus more on WHAT tangible lifestyles that person can bring into the relationship instead of focusing on the good qualities of that person.