Why she doesnt bother with dating
“If that were true, they would be lowering their standards. In fact, she notes that older women are a lot more selective than older men and younger women are when it comes to picking a partner If anything, it’s more of a level playing field when it comes to midlife dating.
In a talk before boomers (you can watch it below), Adshade says older women really aren’t disadvantaged on the dating market.
What he didn’t want to acknowledge was that I was doing these things because I’ve had no other choice, and no one to help me, and even if I did have help, it wouldn’t matter because I enjoy doing those things. I love keeping a home and tending to its broken parts, and accomplishing even the most mundane of tasks; I find it meditative and fulfilling.
I do the laundry, the cleaning, the cooking, as well as maintaining my jobs outside of my home, study for my master’s degree, and tend to my most important job as the mother of my two children. In my experience, a man needs to be needed by his partner.
I burn the candle on both ends every day, yet I am settled and content in my life. If you’re looking for someone who nods at your requests, laughs at all of your jokes, doesn’t know how to use a wrench or change a tire, avoids confrontation and strokes your ego faster than Phelps in the pool, well, then turn around and walk the other way, because I’m not that type of girl.
Over the past couple of weeks I've finally talked to my oneitis a couple of times, built attraction (or so I think), and got her number.
I think she likes me, but the problem is she is super conservative.
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I got her a dozen roses and a box of her favorite chocolates.” I replied, “That’s nice.” My friend responded, “What does it matter? Wouldn’t YOU want to spend as much time with your dad as you could if he wasn’t living in your house anymore? Understand when your boyfriend wants to spend time with his kids without you.