‘I always had boyfriends when I was younger and assumed I would again after James was born,’ she says. These chats were fun — and sometimes quite flirty — but if I ever suggested we meet, the men would often back off, saying they were not looking for a relationship.’A dozen or so dates followed over the years, none of them quite right.
When she last registered with an online dating site she was 44 — and few men made contact.
I was surprised afterwards when he didn’t get in touch. It turned out he’d seen some other women when he saw me and gone on to have brief relationships with them.
When those relationships failed, he came back to me and I just felt, “He’ll be off again”, so I didn’t pursue it.’Official statistics reveal that among those aged 45 to 64 there are equal numbers of men and women living alone, it is only in the 65 and over age group that the lone women outnumber men — and that’s easily explained by the fact that men die younger. ‘A man can pick from a wider pool of women — his age and under, by several decades,’ The Plankton writes.
Be cautious men, these women are looking for you to do it all over again and that means house and children.
Sure it will start with great sex and they will make you feel “alive” and young but proceed with caution.
When they tell you that they don’t want these things they are lying! Early 40’s with small children – although these women are closer to your age (not really) they are at a completely different stage.
Those rare gems who value women with age and experience are just that – rare! I am happier than I have ever been and what I truly have learned is that I don’t need a man to make me complete.‘I have a friend in her late 30s who lives with, and has children by, a man in his mid-60s.He is paunchy with grey chest hair and not especially rich. We have been divorced for 2 years and although it saddens me that my family has been broken apart, I am happy that my ex and I have have managed to be civil enough to make it okay for the kids.Here is what I have found: For single men the options are plentiful. It seems that the breakdown of available women fall into the following categories: 1.They know who they are and why their marriage failed and are looking for pure companionship.