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 Gwendolyn2010
Joined: 1/22/2006
Msg: 51
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Well Ready Real if I can get a smile from your attractive pictures,
then it is just more proof that over 50 women are hot!
Certainly all the babes who posted in this thread are.


The smokin' hot Ready Real strikes again! And she is personable, too.

I want to help change how the world looks at 60 year old women.
 Savona
Joined: 11/22/2010
Msg: 52
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/20/2012 3:47:08 PM
Hello Sand !

Welcome to the fabulous 50's girl friend.

Gives a *wave *
 Jammone
Joined: 8/21/2007
Msg: 53
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/20/2012 3:49:26 PM
I am 55 and I feel better than ever. Turning 50 years old isn’t nearly as bad as you might believe. There are really many benefits to being 50 and older. Although it may not seem like it when you are 30, when you reach 50 you are just entering the best time of your life. Not only will find that life is just simpler once you reach your 50s; you will also be a lot wiser than you were when you were in your 30s.
 VolcanoKing
Joined: 8/6/2012
Msg: 54
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/20/2012 7:30:18 PM
Wow 50 is supposed to be the end of the line? I felt washed up at 40, and continue to feel so at 45. Dating has been terrible. I somehow see that distant 50 as a time to recharge and try again.

ANY age can be a challenge. I recall my early 20's were difficult too, but for different reasons.
 Stray__Cat
Joined: 7/12/2006
Msg: 55
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/20/2012 7:40:59 PM
^^^
Well...whatever you are going thru now....
should be over by the time you are 50.
So more life enjoyment at age 50 may be inevitable.
:-)
 fishinabarrell
Joined: 4/18/2010
Msg: 56
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/20/2012 8:35:44 PM
Life is over at 49
 MsMicki
Joined: 10/2/2006
Msg: 57
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Posted: 11/20/2012 11:04:57 PM
A few more months and I'm there with ya......

but I absolutely love being this age......
I've learned "who" I am.....
and I'm blazing a new trail in my lifepath as a full time college student.

I'm a better person, a better friend, a better sister, a better daughter and a better lover!
 Paddy_o_Lantern
Joined: 5/24/2012
Msg: 58
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/21/2012 12:03:34 AM
One more month to the double nickel and I am looking forward to a ski season feeling less aches and pains than I have in 10 yrs. When it comes to travelling light its all about not holding on to all the stuff that is weighing you down.
 DragonBits
Joined: 1/6/2012
Msg: 59
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/21/2012 12:34:36 AM
Turning 50 wasn't that big a deal to me, I hardly noticed it.

Turning 60 seems like a bigger deal, I can no long think of myself as anything but older.

If I could wave a magic wand and be 20 again, I wouldn't have to think long before I waved the wand.

I have no problems begin 60 this year, but IMO you would be an idiot not to want to be able to do it all again with the experience of knowing what is really important.

While I am in good shape, I can see I only have 10-25 years left where I can still do everything I want to do, who knows exactly how much longer. When I get to be 85 I am sure I wouldn't be able to a bike for 50 miles anymore, as one example.

But I can see some aspects of life getting better the older I get as long as I can keep my mind sharp. I know at least one 85 year old whom I envy his mental agility.

As far as making one's profile stand out, its of course about the pics and one's level of fitness / activities / financial independence. But even more important, where are you fishing for your dates and what are you looking for in a date? By which I mean there is nothing on earth I could do that would make me a likely date if I am fishing in waters that because of my age or height my bait isn't appealing regardless of any of my other qualities.
 mjinict
Joined: 8/13/2008
Msg: 60
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The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/21/2012 6:36:21 AM
At 52 it's all good as long as I don't look in a magnifying mirror. Yikes!!
 timeforall
Joined: 8/26/2012
Msg: 61
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/21/2012 9:38:33 AM
50 is the time that people need to start taking responsibility for what they put in their bodies and how they exercise their bodies, and yet the great majority of the over 50 crowd are couch potatoes. That much is obvious just from the photos on here.
 stellavixen
Joined: 2/17/2012
Msg: 62
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/21/2012 9:39:29 AM
Waves back at Sav. :)
 Clearwaterguy43
Joined: 2/7/2011
Msg: 63
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/23/2012 8:42:25 AM
Enjoy the 50's because they go by very Fast.
 Brodigy
Joined: 10/26/2012
Msg: 64
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/23/2012 8:44:15 AM
Nevermind 50, from my experience turning 40 was akin to getting leprosy !
 Clearwaterguy43
Joined: 2/7/2011
Msg: 65
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Posted: 11/23/2012 8:44:15 AM
Well when you hit late in to the 60's us guys must be over a 100, lol.
 YourBrandNewGuy
Joined: 10/1/2012
Msg: 66
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/23/2012 11:50:33 AM
I just realized that I find this time round even easier, than before for the very same reason the OP is worried. There are a lot of woman in their 50's single, add that to the 40's and late 30's ones that still go for 50's guys, then throw in the real young ones that have old guy fetish it's a great time for guys in their 50's I would say.
 tomorrowsmine
Joined: 10/5/2012
Msg: 67
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/26/2012 7:11:57 AM
I just LOVE that word, 'decrepitude'. Oh boy. Aint that callin' a spade a spade! Decrepitude - let me add that to my profile description. Decrepitude....lol...indeedyweedy....hahah....they're coming to take me away, ha-haaaaa
 Paddy_o_Lantern
Joined: 5/24/2012
Msg: 68
The dreaded 50
Posted: 11/26/2012 7:49:11 AM
....hahah....they're coming to take me away, ha-haaaaa


That was the first 45 I ever purchased! The flip side was

"aaaaah-aah yawa em ekat ot gnimoc reyeht"

Isn't it a shame when the mind is the first thing to go.
 pinan1
Joined: 7/17/2011
Msg: 69
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Posted: 11/28/2012 4:46:26 PM
I so like that thing "get off my lawn" at that age. I am going to be 50 in a couple of weeks and intend to use that advantange to the hilt.
 DeborahC56
Joined: 10/20/2010
Msg: 70
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Posted: 12/1/2012 7:07:13 AM
I'm 56, soon to be 57 in a few months and have to say that no matter what age I turned it never bothered me a bit. If you have a postivie attitude and accept that there isnt much you can do about getting older than life isnt so bad. Im enjoying the ride with or without a man in my life.
 NYCmasterplumber
Joined: 8/17/2006
Msg: 71
The dreaded 50
Posted: 12/2/2012 12:45:06 PM
Sex after menopause is amazing . No more worries about baby making thus when the mood hits one can jump right in with the exception of slight dryness on her part but with the right stimulation that should not be a problem

I work in NYC amazing place as many women are divorced or widows or separated or just have careers and do not want a full time lover

The older one gets the better it seems as no more had games and mature women know exactly what to expect from a lover and will not tolerable someone selfish in bed and are willing to try lots of stuff
 Notricksters
Joined: 7/22/2011
Msg: 72
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Posted: 12/2/2012 1:57:02 PM
Ladies, ladies, ladies... I'm nearing 67 and I still have a pulse and hope to find "that right one" yet! You gals are beautiful!!! Just enjoy - life is a blast!
 Rythmn
Joined: 1/21/2006
Msg: 73
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Posted: 12/2/2012 10:55:45 PM
i was still married at 50. i feared turning 60, but even more so 64 this year. i think how you are "received" is more of a problem than how old you are. that, in turn, depends upon how you look, act and treat people. many will not search your age if online. i just clicked on "my" matches and then would become known to them. my guy found me on a list of newcomers on a dating site. he is six years younger and i was not in his search parameters. so put some color in the pic to have him drawn to you as well. also, get out in real life. then they don't know your age, til they know you.

this also sounds bad, but it is true. i picked a wide array of matches. then w/o reading anything about them, i just clicked away and waited for a bite. i got quite a few. then i would get serious, get to know them, meet them, etc. i saw too many men and women wasting away because nobody answered their winks or favorite lists. i also was looking to meet friends. so, if not for me, had them join my groups and let them meet a good friend or someone more compatible.

as to pof, dated a few, but mostly was a forum junkie and made lifelong friends on here. however, both my ex boyfriends are on here. one met a woman, one still searching.
 arwen52
Joined: 3/13/2008
Msg: 74
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Posted: 12/7/2012 4:09:58 PM
I just hit 60 a week ago, hon.

Life keeps getting more interesting.

Be lively and interesting and it won't matter too much what age you are.
 urgal2416
Joined: 1/15/2012
Msg: 75
The dreaded 50
Posted: 12/7/2012 5:20:10 PM
WHOOP WHOOP! I am so happy for you two.
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