A friend of mine told me that he sent his girlfriend a large bouquet of flowers to her office. She told him that the flowers brought her unwelcome attention from her co-workers and managers. The flowers allegedly suggested that she wasn't an independent woman. You're playing a traditional naughty role when all you need is love.Naturally, she dumped him shortly afterward in favor of a Starbucks barista. It's well-known that women consistently complain that when they're online dating, they receive hundreds of messages propositioning them from the very beginning. At least, this seems to be true for the single ones among you.I've gathered input from three of my most trusted single girlfriends whose ages range from early 40s to late-50s. We love you guys and want the best for you, so here goes.TOO FAST Maybe you're divorced, newly separated, or have been single forever.It's more shocking than if a Republican and a Democratic congressperson began dating. Kinrys, who patented something called the "Wing Girl Method," insists that times have truly changed.She told me: "When I started this as a career, men were more concerned with getting laid. She believes that women are leaning into this hooking-up thing.
According to Lisa, single men over 60 want women who are in touch with their feminine side. Lisa mentions that this is often the case, but, not for the reasons that many of us assume.For I have, in my corner, relationship expert Marni Kinrys. And she thinks you're full of it -- full of desperate longing, that is.She told me: "Nearly 75 percent of my male clients seek my help with the goal of a quality relationship rather than a hookup, which is surprising." Surprising? You lurch onto Tinder with your egos and tongues hanging out, claiming you're looking to, as the vernacular has it, hook up. You're sitting at home watching reruns of "Pretty Woman," aren't you?Please don't snort in that annoyingly arrogant way you have.