40 year old men dating

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Here are just a few: the one totally responsible for the household and all those incidentals of life — home, appliance and car repairs; balancing your checkbook; paying your bills on time; doing the laundry and dishes; learning how to dress yourself without requiring another human being’s opinion — can you have a successful relationship.” (This doesn’t, of course, apply to 40-plus guys who still live at home with mother and sleep in the same bed they’ve been sleeping in since they were five years old.) Yes, there are some 40-year-old single guys out there who’ve never so much as held hands with a member of the opposite sex, but the rest of us have suffered through enough setups, blind dates and singles’ events to have a pretty good idea of what we’re looking for.

At singles events, women come in groups and are reluctant to talk to men.In online situations, women say they want desperately to meet a nice guy like me, but never answer my response to their profile. They have a lot of dating options, they’re building their careers, and there isn’t a clear urgency to settle down.I am trying to remain positive, but two things are really bothering me. Once a guy crosses 35, however, he (theoretically) tends to get more serious.By now, a smart guy should know what he wants and what he doesn’t, and he won’t waste his time hanging out with the wrong gal.” David Sternberg, a social worker in Washington, D.C., has an interesting (and logical) take on a certain breed of 40-plus single men: “A man may spend much of his 20s in graduate school and his 30s cultivating his career, which leaves very little time to pursue romantic relationships.

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