Dating in your mid thirties
Just because they too might be in their 30s, doesn’t mean they’re in the same place as you are.I’ve found it shocking how much this has happened to me. I had a lot to learn a lot about myself — and now I feel confident I will know if a man is an actual good fit for me, not just because we like the same sports team or band.
Knowing this has helped me navigate dating because I know what I’m looking for and what I want and need in a partner. You shouldn’t stay with someone who’s “fine” just to be with someone. — Amy I’d say, we need to stop looking at age as a “barrier.” Granted, I’m not gonna date a 20-year-old anytime soon, but if we can’t discriminate against age in the workplace then we certainly shouldn’t do so when we date either. -Cynthia For several years (late 20s), I was all about WORK (so I was busy, but also not meeting anyone because everyone was married), and my non-work hobbies included workout classes (full of females) and hanging with my female (married/attached) friends. I focused more on myself and my future and stopped being a workaholic. I wasn’t really dating, but I was being social and making changes. It made a huge difference in how I viewed the whole process.
Here are 11 realities about dating as a grown-ass woman that we definitely didn’t get the memo about.
There’s no romance killer quite like coordinating a date around soccer practice and dance rehearsal.
Don’t be afraid to trust your instinct when your gut tells you they’re probably looking for something different.
Dating in your late 30s (especially if you are dating after divorce with kids like me) is sort of like sifting through a garbage can, hoping to find a huge diamond and a pair of Manolo Blahniks.