Dating a man in his 40s

And they’ve figured out their makeup routine so they won't keep you waiting as long when you're trying to get to an event.”“Age has never really played a role in who I date …

I have dated my own age, younger than me, and older.

Senior bachelorhood is an oddity for men in Africa who cannot hide behind some religious dictate.

In our highly convoluted dating environment, people find they are unable to date within their age bracket because of unreasonable expectations.

I keep referring to the tranquility of your 40s and it’s in moving out of your routines that you will encounter your greatest challenge. He’s not interested in making the same mistakes from his romantic past, and neither are you.

You’re both single for any number of personal, heartfelt reasons and if he’s content with his routine it may be tricky to entice him to venture out of his comfort zone and back into dating.

)As a woman over 30, I decided to try to get to the bottom of this conundrum by asking a series of straight, unmarried men in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s to find out why some actually prefer to date “older” women.

Younger women often wonder why male peers would walk right past them to swoon at the feet of a chubby 40 year old.

The jaded woman in her forties, with middle age body fat, will sometimes be incredibly surprised by the attention she draws from men in their late twenties and early thirties.

You’re comfortable with who you are, how you look, what you do, where you go, what you read, and if you’re ready for a change you’re confident that you will succeed and look forward to the challenge. Which is why dating in your forties feels much like you do – relaxed, comfortable, and fun!

Women in their 40s have often made their peace with their ticking biological clock.