The truth is, one liaison with a younger man doesn't turn you into some sort of Cougar.Why does everyone make such a meal about age differences when it comes to love?All of my divorced female friends have a firm rule about not introducing any new suitor until they know he will be in their lives for some while.If things do progress, you will need to sit your children down and discuss the matter sensitively, gauging their reaction.
Shortly afterwards, with the spring back in her step, she met and charmed her second husband, who's a few years older than she is.
It's your own take on the situation that will determine whether this young man boosts or saps your confidence.
You can walk down the 'ageing, vulnerable, imperfect me' route - or you can congratulate yourself on your va va voom.
But having just exited a long relationship, I doubt your immediate priority is replicating the model.
Jolly, amusing company, coupled with an invigorating love life, could well prove the perfect therapy.