Being an avid reader myself I think you have a great job, and I have found that men your height can be just as nice, if not more so, than taller men. The criticisms and judgements you’ve received from women are arrogant, superficial, and unfair. I am sorry that you’ve been treated this way.

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However, women tell me I am too short. But women in their 50’s are selfish brats. “For single men the options are plentiful.” Really?

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By late my late 20’s, I finally was able to find someone. After 3 months of knowing her, we married. After 9 years of marriage, my wife passed away from breast cancer, in August 1996. Being alone again and after a time of grieving. It was time to find a new woman for a lasting relationship. I found someone and we dated for a year.

I love to entertain at home or go out for dinners, concerts, the symphony, ballet, movies, and dancing. I’m a devoted mother to 2 amazing kids and have a fulfilling professional life as a lawyer. I’m a reasonably attractive and intelligent woman with a sense of humor.

Men and women are built differently, and although there are some similarities in needs like wanting respect from a pleasant companion, men focus more on the physical aspect of a relationship. You can’t expect us to be like you guys, because that is impossible, but we all could work on a little more acceptance of each other. This article, read with the comments, makes dating sound awful for everyone. Go out and have some people, if it doesn’t work out it’s ok, date some more.

I was married to one of those, and I realize now that most of the women I dated prior to that had an air of desperation around them as well. I am way more picky in my 50s then I was in my 20s. There was not much to loose back then. After I have built the life I love, based on my values, making my own decisions – it has to be someone really special to make it worth to change it again. Most women in their 50s don’t just want anybody, and many men are confused about that. We are picky, because we can do better, with or without a man.

Most women after a 50+ divorce are financially at risk. About 25 percent live below the poverty level. Most women, among other things, want to find someone who can at least help pay the bills.

Its been about 4 years since my wife left me and I haven’t had even the slightest bit of interest from a single female to act on. I feel your pain Jeffery and can relate 100% to everything you wrote. Anonymous…….your sweeping generalizations don’t apply to me.

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A recent article in Oprah magazine looked at a handful of real-life May-December romances, focusing mainly on those between older women and younger men. And what about age as it relates to older women involved with younger men? Though men have been enjoying May-December romances forever, women haven’t been afforded the same freedom necessarily. Culturally, the older woman/younger man dynamic is perceived as an oddity, or a fluke. Even my friends love her and have made her part of our lives.”

And whether you call that baggage or just plain experience, these past relationships impact the realities of dating later in life. “It’s very tempting to find common ground with a new date by asking about their relationship history. However, bonding over your baggage is never a good way to start a new relationship,” Coulston says. “Stick to neutral ground and discuss other topics such as hobbies instead.” A lot of people think men and women over 50 don’t enjoy it, but it’s not true,” says Gibson.

Just check out the image to the right from Age is thesecond-most important attribute used to help users determine if they’re interested in a potential match . This scenario is not just on, but on E-harmony, Ourtime, Plenty of Fish, OK Cupid, and the rest of the dating websites.

Sure I’ve had my teeth kicked in after putting my trust in a man, several times in fact, but I have fought my urge to consider all men to be jerks. Not all of my experiences with men have been bad, so I hold on to the hope that I can find something good again with someone, even though the odds are not great. Spring Hill Frank………I am 50 and I have no interest in dating much younger than my age. I would have nothing in common with a man in his 20’s or 30’s.

But don’t completely give up on traditional tactics

Finally , if can get hard, good looking, fit , money any 58 man can get a 42 year old women why would they be interested in you and then being emasculated. Every individual is unique, of course. But as a group, singles over 50 are likely contending with a different sort of sexual health profile than they once were. In your 50s, you might face a lot of negative self-judgements that make it hard to attract the love you deserve.