I’m 59 and have been single 10 years. I’ve been in 4 serious relationships in that time. In my 30’s women had different needs. It is difficult to have a family solo.
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I guess they are judgmental and appear to be suspicious about everything (too good to be true?). Or simply, they are looking for younger and or needy men. I have tried to invest my time in seriously dating few women close to my age over past three years but find them turn quirky after couple of dates. Unless you girls out there give me some pointers, I dont have much hope of spending time with women close to my age.
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I am gun shy so I am too quick to see red flags and end things, although try to do it kindly. Then regret it, but by then it’s already done. I live in the PNW and dating is a faded memory for me.
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But my former partner could never tell me what she needed and would just break out in rages periodically. This tended to make me guarded and somewhat timid. I saw her recently and we worked together quite well. I think it helps that I no longer care as much about what she thinks beyond common courtesy. Well the purple unicorn is right here…but damned if I can find a decent guy. Every time I think I find a good one he either disappears without a word, let’s his personal baggage get in the way, or doesn’t know what he really wants.
I do not have to be wined and dined. Raised 3 sons, and consider live life to the fullest as having sex regularly!! Not much of a traveler, introverted and a bit of a homebody. The world we live in is constantly advertising what makes people happy and successful.
As I get really old I wonder what I am doing. I feel almost embarrassed by my choices in life. I first met my husband when I was 20, he was 51.
I wish you better tomorrows, filled with hope and love. I believe I speak for almost all the guys on here when I say you are a jewel among women and I believe any of us would have our lives enriched with you in it. I do not think it is a good idea when people divorce to stay good friends as it seems he feels entitled to some things that he would not ever think of getting if she had kept the distance. Confirmed Bachelor – You are spot on. 75% of all divorces that occur after the age of 50 are initiated by the woman. The internet is riddled with articles on female hypergamy.
When the game is rigged, the safest move is simply not to play. Unfortunately I have not had luck finding a good man my age. I have been judged unfairly as well in more than one instance. The Cold Hard Truth…….in reading your post you are not saying anything new to me and I am not offended.
These are not young men…..mid 40’s to mid 50’s. These men tell me how great I am…..special, one in seven million….yada yada yada….. In the next breath either their baggage gets in the way or they don’t want to disappoint me. I am not looking for perfection because it doesn’t exist. I can accept them but they don’t even want to try. They actually encourage me to look for someone else.