Dating in your fifties
Don’t assume you and your partner see things in the same way or that your partner can read your mind. Moments will arise when your judgment about your partner will be put to the test. Like you, your partner is imperfect and deserves the benefit of the doubt. Keep in mind that a good relationship is based on each person’s ability to be supportive of those differences. It is not possible that your “I” and your partner’s “I” will be perfectly compatible.Here are a few things women do have to get used to as they pursue the dating world in their 50 that were never part of the thought process when they were younger.The half-century mark is a liberating moment for women.Ladies take in this bit of empowering news: Men are no longer looking to date women their daughter’s age.Fifty is the perfect stage of life for women, and men are seeking them out for relationships.Women are now setting the pace in the boardroom and bedroom.
The fact is that in 2013, middle-aged women just don’t look like they did 30-plus years ago: dowdy, housebound and watching soap operas.These women are worldly, and have degrees that they actually use, while looking young and fabulous.Gone are the days when middle-aged women walk around in gabardine pantsuits and silk shirts, sporting short hair and way too much foundation.Today, these ladies might be wearing ripped jeans, and a hip and cool flowy top, sporting long hair with highlights and a Brazilian wax (for only some to see).The modern sexy woman may also be a business leader.