Women 40 and dating in a relationship dating service
It never occurred to me in a serious way before this to lie about my age, even when I hit 30 or 35.
In the context of dating, those ages felt a lot less damning than 40; they felt a lot more viable. As ambivalent as I am about having my own children, there's something haunting about that scene from where Marisa Tomei stomps her foot about her biological clock ticking.
with anticipation; who encourage me to be a bit of a mush about Valentine's Day and , much to my surprise; who don't blink twice at comparing natal astrology charts; who inspire me to take classes and write more and wear red lipstick because it looks good on me.
Some are delightful surprises because sometimes it's about being at the right place at the right time when you're the right age.
"Now that I'm 31, I realize that I just liked WOMEN.
My current girlfriend is four years older than me, but I definitely see her as my equal.
It has generally been rote and fruitless, with occasional flurries of excitement, but for someone who makes their living with words, I've had a weirdly difficult time wooing dudes with them.
Still, the day after I turned 40, I decided to fire up an old profile and see what happened.
Before now, the single men I wanted to date weren't interested in nubile twenty-somethings — at least not exclusively — and even in my mid-thirties competition from younger women didn't concern me.
When I was younger, I saw the girls (and the guys, for that matter) my age to be kids, which I was too.