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I Am Over 40 and Dating

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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 46-50, F Jun 24

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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 4 Responses May 12, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 manโ€™s life when he can date the broadest age group, when he can sleep with 23-year-oldsโ€”and their mothersโ€”without being called a...
    orangehoney orangehoney 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2011

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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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    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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    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 May 11, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Apr 30, 2011

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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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    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 donโ€™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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I recently made a mistake in my life that keeps haunting me. I sent a picture of myself to an ex fling while I am in a committed relationship. It wasn't by way of flirting , more...
    vixonexperience666 vixonexperience666 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐ŸŒˆโค๏ธ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ I just want my princess charming
    Rainbowkissesxo Rainbowkissesxo 18-21, F Jul 6

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    ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐ŸŒˆโค๏ธ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ I just want my princess charming
    Rainbowkissesxo Rainbowkissesxo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Are you bold when it comes to telling someone you like them? โ˜บ๏ธDo you walk right up to them, or are you more reserved with it? Should a woman tell a guy, or wait for him to...
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Hello everyone,nice to meet you!Anyone is sugar baby or sugar daddy here ? I would like to recommend a online dating website which is 100% free to you. http://www.findingsugardaddy...
    Saralink Saralink 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I don't use them anymore due to personal, past experiences and from hearing crazy stories about online dating. From all of my experiences, I've learned about 90% percent of people...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Not all men and women have the same romantic needs in life. Some prefer the member of the opposite sex to be of the same age, some prefer individuals older to them, while some...
    janecc11 janecc11 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Not all men and women have the same romantic needs in life. Some prefer the member of the opposite sex to be of the same age, some prefer individuals older to them, while some...
    janecc11 janecc11 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Not all men and women have the same romantic needs in life. Some prefer the member of the opposite sex to be of the same age, some prefer individuals older to them, while some...
    janecc11 janecc11 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I have been casually dating this guy since early May and things have been pretty awesome. 2 weeks ago we went to the beach and on the way back I was talking about something and...
    karabeara123 karabeara123 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    LONG READ BUT ID APPRECIATE SOME FEEDBACK PLZ Hey so i tried match.com for about a month before i got sick of it and cancelled my acc. Im 26 year old guy considered handsome by...
    braster25 braster25 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    ARE YOU AN OLDER MAN SEEKING A YOUNG GiRL? "Datingayounerwoman.com is a newly launched unique dating service, which helps young girls looking for older men or vice-versa...
    datingayoungerwoman datingayoungerwoman 22-25, F Jul 2

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    ARE YOU AN OLDER MAN SEEKING A YOUNG WOMAN? "Datingayounerwoman.com is a newly launched unique dating service, which helps young girls looking for older men or vice-versa...
    datingayoungerwoman datingayoungerwoman 22-25, F Jul 2

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    ARE YOU AN OLDER MAN SEEKING A YOUNG WOMAN? "Datingayounerwoman.com is a newly launched unique dating service, which helps young girls looking for older men or vice-versa...
    datingayoungerwoman datingayoungerwoman 22-25, F Jul 2

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    Well me and my boyfriend have been dating for 2 months and we have been wanting to kiss Eachother but then all of a sudden he didn't want to anymore and I didn't know why and it...
    kdub13 kdub13 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Im seeing this guy and i like him but im scared to really open up. I have been really hurt before and so has he. He was a friend and this has happened over time. I just dont know...
    MickeyBella94 MickeyBella94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    this guy liked me for 3 years and we dated but then be broke up but still to this day he treats me like were dating, he calls me, he texts me, etc. he's so protective when I talk...
    sabby86 sabby86 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    I have been dating my bf for 10 months now. We live together. We met in a different state and he moved to my home leaving his hometown in NJ. We are 24 yrs old. He's not an...
    GrahamK GrahamK 22-25, F Jul 15

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    There is a lot of strange information about dating firefighters online that focuses on firefighters' masculinity, and how a woman should act in order to 'land' one as a boyfriend...
    ameliabedelia63 ameliabedelia63 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Best Older Men Younger Women Dating Site - AgeMeet.com AgeMeet.com a website specifically designed for older man and younger woman relationships and older woman and younger man...
    cindytongcc11 cindytongcc11 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I am currently in a relationship with a pre-op, pre-testosterone FTM. FTM, for those who don't know, stands for female-to-male, meaning that he is transgender as he was born with...
    Psychedelicbarf Psychedelicbarf 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    I have Aspergers, and am not dating anyone. I just wanted to say a heartfelt thanks to all those women and men who express such love and appreciation for those with Aspergers they...
    jollygoat jollygoat 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I'm too young have a boyfriend and also I don't think I want to use a dating site to find someone to love or to love me back. I want to have someone find me or me find him in real...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I've been with a widower for over a year now. Ups and downs, always about the past-I bring it up, don't know why. Maybe I'm insecure (I'm 25, he is 32). His wife and 6 month old...
    Lalalunacy Lalalunacy 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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