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I Am Over 40 and Dating

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    Dating Material

    I want to share this with 40 something dating women. The Sweet Spot Somewhere between puberty and Cialis is that perfect moment in a single man’s life when he can date the broadest age group, when he can sleep with 23-year-olds—and their mothers—without being called a...
    orangehoney orangehoney 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2011

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    Not 40 Til Next Month But Who's Counting? Lol

    I want to date, but geez, where do I start? Sometimes, I can barely think of what to say, because my mind has gone blank.  The really scary part is when someone wants to meet up right away.  It sets off warning bells, and makes me back up really fast.   My...
    lowheart lowheart 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    College Night Or Bingo

    In all fairness dating in 40's is actually pretty fun because with a little style can go to venues where its under 40 and venues where its over 40 and still work it. That said, there are almost zero venues that are mostly 40s. Its either college night or they are about to play a...
    SEANCURIOS SEANCURIOS 41-45, M Jan 13, 2012

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    Dating Via Speed Dating - Some Questions

    Recently came across a speed dating (SD) site that offers an SD event for Males - ages 49 to 65 and Females - ages 44 to 54. This appears to be both a large age range per gender, and, a huge gap between genders (the under 40 events tend to have a gap of 3 to 4 years between...
    sailon sailon 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 16, 2010

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    Okay this is my perfect date.

    When I pick you up and bring you your favorite flowers. We go out and have an incredible dinner I have a glass of wine and you have your favorite drink. We grab a couple blankets take whatever we want and go to the beach. We sit on the beach all night talking just getting to...
    ICRETO ICRETO 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    A Lot To Learn

    Dating, ....OMG I never thought I would ever use that word to describe my current relationship status. Things have changed so much, either I'm so completely out of touch with the rest of the world, or dare I say it......I'm getting...OLDER....god forbid. I guess the term, teach...
    jackdaniels1967 jackdaniels1967 46-50, M 1 Response May 15, 2013

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    Was An 'over 40 And Dating'

    I was a bachelor all the way through my 40's.  I met and married my bride when both of us were both out of our 40s.  We met on line in late February and were married in November of the same year.  That was nine years ago and internet dating was a fairly...
    wernwal wernwal 56-60, M 1 Response May 11, 2010

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    Let'S Cut To The Chase -- It'S Time For Me To Have A GF, I'M In Los Angeles And Age Doesn'T Matter

    That about says it all. There's no need to fit any relationship with me into a conventional or stereotypical paradigm ! Everyone is uniques and some of us are more unique than others ! I've been specializing in unique relationships forr a long time, anyway, now. Just make a...
    JustinBriefs JustinBriefs 56-60, M May 12, 2013

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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - AgeMeet.

    com AgeMeet.com is the # 1 dating for Older Men Younger Women Dating Site, it offers a meeting place where younger women seeking older men and older men dating younger women. This will also set you free from the embarrassment and annoyance of general dating places. Here at...
    sallycc17 sallycc17 26-30, F Apr 3

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    Timing

    Is it just me or is dating post divorce so 30's 40s' all about timing? I see 3 stages people go through post divorce. 1) people who want to get married and or be in relationship very quickly after a divorce. 2) People who are just emotionally wrecked and incapable of having a...
    beputty beputty 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2012

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    Next Please?

    I am 43 and recently started dating again... I joined a dating website and I am meeting a ton of new people.  I have had some pretty funny experiences with this.  I am thinking of changing my profile to read the following... If you have huge amounts of missing or...
    HeavenBesideYou HeavenBesideYou 41-45, F 51 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    I Have A Decision To Make

    Anyone who bothers to read the garbage I write on this site knows that relationships of any kind are probably an issue for me. I finally met a really great guy. He's quite a bit older than me, a year older than the last guy I dated. I have 2 sons. One is about to turn 17, and...
    ampand ampand 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2013

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    Dating Over 40

     The Browser wont let me post my story but I wrote an article for a website called CoolOldGuys.org. I think its pretty interesting and relevant it might be worth your time to check out. You can read my story at www.videoproductionprimeau.com. Its the top entry in my blog...
    PrimeauProductions PrimeauProductions 51-55, M Dec 15, 2009

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    40 Was A Long Time Ago!

    I'm 62 a transgender woman on hormones and very undecided on which gender I prefer to date the most. Interesting is not a strong enough term to discuss my dating experiences! Oh! To be a 40ish "Cougar"!
    cyrsti cyrsti 61-65, T 5 Responses May 12, 2012

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    Can't It Get Any More Depressing?

    I was surfing the net when a pop-up came up and said....Seniors Dating....ages 40 and up.  Age 40 is now considered a senior????
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    Lonely Night

    My husband moved out today. He had abruptly said that he wanted a divorce earlier this year but I have since discovered that was after he had begun an affair. This house is very large and lonely and I'm not sure what to do with myself. I have a 'to do' list a mile long but no...
    fyrecroft fyrecroft 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2011

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    It's Fun!

    When I was in my 20s, I thought that there WAS no life after 30, let alone 40. But, since I got rid of my husband and started dating again at 40, I have had the time of my life! I always thought that it would be so hard to actually meet single worthwhile men at this age, but it...
    Glleza Glleza 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2008

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    Why Older Guys Dating Young Girls

    Why older guys dating Young Girls older guy dating younger girl phenomenon is nothing new . But you may be wondering, why do these guys seem so interested in us? And why don’t they just date someone their own age? Well, as it turns out, college girls are pretty appealing to...
    olderguysdatingyounggirls olderguysdatingyounggirls 26-30, M Sep 11, 2013

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    My Daughter's View On Mom Dating

    Ever since my daughter was young, I've always started the coversation with "after graduate school, you can start considering to date."  Well now that she's the ripe old age of ten, she asks me...."Mom, seriously, at what age can I date?"  I tell her okay, I will allow...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 17, 2010

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    Beyond "been There And Done That"...

    ... now , yea, that was fun, but I really want to just cuddle tonight. Do you want some more wine? Here, let me rub that for you. Thanks, dear...
    bordendazed bordendazed 46-50 Oct 15, 2011

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    Alive & Kicking

    I've been divorced for nearly 4 years & since then I've have several dates with little success. I've found myself working more & more often the last 2 years so I don't get a chance to go out & socialize as often as I want. Most of my friends who I knew 10-15 years ago either...
    newage67 newage67 41-45, M Apr 30, 2011

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    Dating sugar mommies can be a very exciting

    experience for young men nowadays. It can also get quite intimidating if you are not fully prepared for whatever it is that lies ahead of you. If it is your first time dating sugar mommies in person, you must focus more on making it a memorable experience instead of worrying...
    GarthPasche GarthPasche 51-55, F Jun 24

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    Scary Deal!

      I woke up to the sound of rain tapping on the window. I rolled over and sat up lit a cigarette took a deep draw from it. For just a split second I didnt really know what day it was or where Jacki my girlfriend was or hell even where the cat was since they both slept...
    magicwolf magicwolf 51-55, M 4 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    Up For Bids My Best Friend

    ok i have been reading about how many of you ladies are lonely want someone to love, crave intimacy want a sex life want romance want a guy to love them well here is your chance. the heart of one best friend up for taking. all offers will e accepted but any a few will actually...
    waynedawsxx waynedawsxx 36-40, M Nov 11, 2012

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    Our 7th Date

    It was a chore Friday. I had to give blood for doc's test, drop off form at docs, plus various other chores. So I took the Friday off. Texting my lover through out the chores, scheduale. She was commenting on how poor her day was at work. She liveas around 80 miles north of me. I...
    1changingheart 1changingheart 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 23, 2012

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    Wtk If Anyone Here Started Dating Right Out Of An Unhappy Marriage...any Advice?

    I am in a situation where I MAY be getting involved with someone who is ending a bad marriage. Don't know for sure...our conversations have been somewhat discreet lately...but I somehow see it coming, based on our history. I have posted other stories about this; the main story is...
    cobalt61 cobalt61 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 26, 2010

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    I have been dating a number of men

    that I have met either through friends or online. I want friendship first with these men, then see where it goes from there, but sometimes I feel like I'm just shopping around, enjoying the companionship and attention, but really haven't found the "right" one yet. Is this wrong...
    earthyogi earthyogi 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Dating Requirement From My Daughter

    I was driving in the car yesterday when my daughter says she wants to be Mrs Justin Beiber so badly. Now, she's only ten and this is not the first time she's ever wanted to be someone's Mrs. I ask her why is she in such a rush to get married? She says because Mom, I don't want...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 29, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    So the guy i like ... I ask him if he has been in ~~~ area. N he saíd he went there couples times with a date ... He saíd it was nothing too serious so i ask him, if it was...
    butterflymari butterflymari 26-30, F Oct 13

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    This statement is so true. If I wanted to date, the absolute LAST place I'd want to go is EP where the entire site is designed to attract and get people to talk about their issues...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45 9 hrs ago

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    Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - YoungerOlderDating.com For the younger women dating older men, and for the older men dating younger women - YoungerOlderDating is the best and...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com Focus on Connecting Younger Women with Older Men Recently launched online age gap dating site, YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com, has become popular between...
    tessacc11 tessacc11 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com Focus on Connecting Younger Women with Older Men Recently launched online age gap dating site, YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com, has become popular between...
    sandycc11 sandycc11 26-30, F Sep 23

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    YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com Focus on Connecting Younger Women with Older Men Recently launched online age gap dating site, YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com, has become popular between...
    sandycc11 sandycc11 26-30, F Sep 23

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    YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com Focus on Connecting Younger Women with Older Men Recently launched online age gap dating site, YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com, has become popular between...
    sandycc11 sandycc11 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com Focus on Connecting Younger Women with Older Men Recently launched online age gap dating site, YoungerWomenWithOlderMen.com, has become popular between...
    sandycc11 sandycc11 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I've been dating him for about two years now. I was 19 when we met. When we first started dating I had no clue he had a problem until 3 or 4 months in. We were sitting in his...
    KP127127 KP127127 18-21 Oct 7

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    Online dating has proved an epic failure for me. I've met probably 15/20 men off dating sites over the past couple years when I've been in between relationships. They have almost...
    theirthere theirthere 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I started dating a wonderful guy 2 months ago- as in, we went on our first date two months ago. We had been friends for a few months before that. The relationship started out from...
    peacelove75 peacelove75 22-25, F Oct 1

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    BeautifulPeople.com How does it work? This online dating site does exactly what it says on the tin and only people deemed beautiful enough will be allowed to join. To become a...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    www.cougardatingnow.com is the best sugar momma dating site for sugar mommas to date younger men. Sugar Mamas are a rarity in our culture but we are breaking the door wide open and...
    MaggieJohn MaggieJohn 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    Mature women looking for younger man is a trend in future. www.HotCougarsDating.com is the hottest dating site for Younger Men & Older Women. It is the premier cougar dating site...
    MaggieJohn MaggieJohn 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I wrote this up to show how pathetic these profiles are and what I would respond if I had the guts: Mr.Catch of the year (50 years old) On a typical Friday night I am No...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    How do you think Younger Women Older Men Dating & Older Women Younger Women Dating ? If you not mind , Could i recommend a good dating to you . agemeet#com is the best site for...
    youngerolderdating youngerolderdating 26-30, F Oct 10

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    How do you think Younger Women Older Men Dating & Older Women Younger Women Dating ? If you not mind , Could i recommend a good dating to you . agemeet#com is the best site for...
    youngerolderdating youngerolderdating 26-30, F Oct 10

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    And now I am living with someone. ;) Life does get better. And, it's not just all about the sex - that is true. Sex, or lack of it, was just a symptom of dysfunctions across...
    awakeforthedancechecksin awakeforthedancechecksin 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    Tried christiancafe. Got rejections for being too young. Or just got ignored. Guys that seemed ok ignored me as well or haven't been online in a long time. Then my trial expired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Hey, You know age gap dating? I’d like to recommend a current popular dating site ~~? – AgeGapCupid.com — It is the best, largest and most successful age gap dating site...
    Ben60 Ben60 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Today in the morning while i was about to leave to school i witnessed the most heart breaking thing i could ever imagine in my whole entire life .I saw and heard my little...
    DuvaCandu DuvaCandu 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm 17 years old and my boyfriend is 28 years old. We haven't been dating for long and we meet online but I can't express the feelings I have for him. I never thought I would be...
    nigerianigbo nigerianigbo 16-17 2 Responses Sep 27

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