Dating in your 40s women
Figure out which "undesirable" traits you can live with in the long run, because nobody's perfect — not even you.5. Yep, another Facebook engagement on your newsfeed makes a grand total of 24 friends (or frenemies) this week. Sure, you're entitled to a few moments of self-pity, but after a week of downing every Krispy Kreme you see, you've got to let go and move forward. In your 20s, the idealist in you believed that money doesn't matter.A diamond might be forever, but a moment on the lips and a lifetime on the hips is just as harrowing.6. Love is all you need, you (and John Lennon) thought. Maybe you're happy with your pattern — you're a blissful serial monogamist or a sometime-dater — but for the rest of you who've had it UP TO HERE ... When it comes to love, your gut (and by gut, we mean vagina) can sometimes lead you astray. Try out the shy guy whose sense of humor you have to draw out. Before you write off everyone for all the wrong reasons, just remember that as you age, the stakes get higher. Few things in life follow a sequential order, and your love life 3. But your dates aren't managers, bartenders or flight attendants. (or Ms.) Right, and your hunt has extended into your 30s, consider yourself one of the lucky ones: You're finally wise enough to realize that being committed to one partner actually require a dose of settling; it's called compromise.
Healthy finances may make things comfortable, but they won't sustain you through personality conflicts, health scares, family issues and insecurities. It's your first time staying over his place, he's adorable and you're already mentally designing your wedding dress and naming your first born. Or maybe it's an adorable guy shelling peanuts vehemently at the end of an empty bar, going on and on while the bartender tries to find an out. Your heart is big and it's full and there are many, many stories tucked inside.Money can't hold a relationship together — you can take that one to the bank.7. Do yourself a favor and bring your *ss back to the present moment. Do yourself (and all of us) a favor: keep them there. Two vodka tonics, a first date with a semi-decent dude or 50-cent wing night at your favorite locale aren't open invitations to let the flood gates open.9. There comes a point when loneliness will invite itself into your apartment in the middle of the night. There'll come a time where it's in all of our lives.