When you’ve heard as many stories as I have, you can see the trends and the ins and outs; also the successes. I could mention movies or books, but I’ll go back to the oldest form of enjoyment, opera. Go see Mozart’s “Die Zauberflote,” (The Magic Flute). She is the author of “Midlife Dating Survival Manual for Women” ( and The Rules for Midlife Dating.
For every Papageno there’s a Papagena, for every Tamino, a Pamina.
” We don’t wake him up in the middle of the night before his big sales meeting, sniveling, “Would you marry someone else if I died?
- communicating in a dating relationship
- dating half your age
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As one of my clients says, their former wife has trained them in some important areas, as has life, and in some cases, divorce; or they have used poor judgment, married someone unsuitable, and learned the hard way.
There’s nothing like being able to eliminate immediately things, people and relationships that don’t work for you and when men can do this, it saves us all time.
According to Trish Mc Dermott, at Match.com, the largest dating site, “The one thing that our research continually shows is that the older a person gets, the more he or she becomes a practical dater, as opposed to being emotionally driven.” This gives both sexes a better chance at a wise choice.
Men in our age range have had a chance to learn what matters, and what makes or breaks a marriage.
Men have explored the sex thing ad nauseum and tend to focus on the bigger picture.
One of my male clients told me recently, about a woman he’d been dating, “We’d only get along in bed, where it’s fantastic, but we’d be fighting the rest of the time.” He decided to pass on that one.
There are 97 million Americans over the age of 45, and of those, 40%, or 36.2 million, are single.
If you’re over 50 and looking, I have some good news. The ratio of females to males increases with each decade, but does it really matter? First, all it takes is one, and a 100% hit is a 100% hit.
Corollary: there’s a growing interest in men for dating older women. Hey, this is an article for women over 50 and we KNOW why.
The hysteria and attitude of women in their 20s and 30s is not appealing.
Men like to date younger women, but the smart ones, only once or twice. The odds of a marriage working where the man is 10 or more years older are small, and remember the “practical” thing.