Yes, I know you’re “youthful” for your age, but so is basically everyone.Leave the house I know home is where the Netflix is, but you’ve got to peel yourself off your couch to meet new people. Join a rec sports league, an adult choir, a writing group or start volunteering at a food bank, animal shelter or somewhere else that feels meaningful to you.“While I might look and act like a young 41-year-old, if someone sets their search criteria to 35 to 40, they’ll miss me,” she says.
Tips on Dating Past 40Don’t be shallow Do you refuse to date a man who’s balding or a woman rocking a few extra pounds? Past 40, everyone has a thicker waistline and a thinner hairline. Be open about age An arbitrary age cut-off seriously limits your dating options.
Attraction is an important component of any romantic relationship, but it shouldn’t be your sole focus. Often, men in their mid-to-late 40s come to me asking to meet women under 35 and women in their 40s turn up their noses at meeting men in their early 50s.
When pressed, one dude told me he just likes ‘the energy’ of younger women.
Another told me it’s because he wants to have kids, and another just replied with ‘better butts.’”Jill Fischer is a single account executive who thinks people are too focused on age.
Ditch old dating deal-breakers Don’t want to date anyone divorced or with kids?
That’s fine when you’re in your 20s, but everyone has a history by the time they hit 40.
Then I detailed how I'd overcome my grief and shame to find an unexpected level of contentment in my 40s.
When I was asked, as I knew I would be, had I found love again, my answer was 'sadly not'. My honest response was that I hoped so, but that I no longer had any certainty.
“I co-parent two teenagers, work full time, hike regularly and have a house that likes being cleaned.