But, there have been times when you’ve felt taken advantage of by takers who don’t give back.
How do you keep on giving without being taken advantage of, especially when you’re dating?
And the 40-something woman might be happiest having a partner with soul in his eyes and a killer supply of camping equipment.
For the most part, him owning at least one set of wheels (whether it’s a car, motorcycle, or bike) is pretty much a requirement spanning all three decades.
Nevertheless, dating for over 40 people is important because they still have a good chance at finding someone to love.
There are dating rules after 40 men need to follow to succeed.
And he better know how to get some sort of color scheme going in a room by this age. Salt and pepper hair and some laugh lines make for more character.
COMMITMENT LEVEL: If he’s still floundering about settling down, or is perhaps still feeling the burn from a divorce, the jig might be up on expecting this guy to pop the question. At least everyone should have no issues with being upfront about either preference by now.
You don’t have children to care about or a wife to support. To attract women you need to be financially secure.A slight trace of dad bod and some hair recession are endearing.COMMITMENT LEVEL: If he’s “not looking for anything serious” and you know you are, you might have to bolt a little earlier than you would have in younger years.Someone who doesn’t seem remotely interested in a committed relationship and/or possibly starting a fam may be veering into Leonardo Di Caprio territory by this point (but without the private island).Luckily, the “GAME OVER” moments have become a little easier to spot.My podcast guest, Treva Brandon Scharf, is a writer, dating coach, and fitness professional who was able to finally find lasting love at 50.With over 35 years in the fitness industry and 50 years as a single woman, Treva helps people achieve peak performance in life and love. You take good care of your health, and he’s a couch potato.One of the biggest challenges in dating is knowing how to choose the right partner for you. But, then I learned how to choose the right man…from the very start. Christina is a 50-year-old busy single mom who works full time. She’s been divorced since 2013 and feels ready to meet someone to date. Their story is illuminating, instructive, and deeply inspiring, and will serve any couple facing the inevitable challenges that frequently confront committed partnerships.What I’ve seen women do over and over in my ten years as a life and dating coach, is choosing the wrong man, and then trying and make him into the right one. She has 14-year-old daughter and lives in a rural area. I coached Christina on Last First Date Radio in episode #310: How Can a Busy Single Mom Who Works Full Time Find Love? You’re dating a guy for six months, a year, two years. Check out highlights If you’re a giver by nature, you love to help others, and you treat people the way you want them to treat you.Your diet should be healthy because when a woman chooses a date, she usually wants a strong and healthy man.This is important because women look for a potential husband to create family with.