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Joined: 12/19/2005
Msg: 26
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boo hoo im outta luck then lol. knew i should have lied about my age nah
Joined: 1/2/2006
Msg: 27
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Posted: 1/9/2006 9:46:47 AM
I don't see anything wrong with it and if I look back on my dating life, I think it splits up pretty evenly between older and younger with maybe 3 of the men I've been with who were born the same year I was (1972)...

My current age range is 9 yrs in either direction since the youngest guy I've ever slept with is now 24 and the oldest is now 42.

I tend to find myself more attracted to younger men since they come across as a bit more fun BUT then there are ppl my age and older whose young-at-heart mentality just shines through them, making age moot.

Maturity and a personal sense of responsibility are also important to me, but so is being open-minded and not one of those old-before-their time fuddy-duddy types...

So when I was younger, I was attracted to older men and now as I am getting older, I find myself more attracted (in general) to younger men, but I'll date within that 18 year span of 24-42.
 laughing lady
Joined: 6/19/2004
Msg: 28
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Posted: 1/9/2006 11:44:56 AM
hi there....I am the older woman dating a younger man I am 56 and he is 46 and as for the bedroom function...there is certainly no viagra and no complaints! I find that people accept the fact of our being together without any comments. It is all to do with the way you present yourself. I certainly don't open a conversation by telling everyone about our age difference. I am told I look young so I guess that people don't even know. I have also dated a man 30 yrs older than myself and found that we had much in common. It does not matter about how old you are it is how old you feel and act.

laughing lady
Joined: 5/3/2005
Msg: 29
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Posted: 1/9/2006 1:20:02 PM
It's never been a problem for meAge is a number, it's the person that counts.
Joined: 1/6/2006
Msg: 30
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Posted: 1/9/2006 1:28:28 PM
I'd actually like to date a man closer to my age but I usually only get offers from men 10 to 20 years younger than me! It's bizarre. I got used to it in Mexico where it's common for men in their 20s to date and even marry women in their 40s - when both are in their sexual prime. I have learned not to judge maturity by age, most of my friends are in their 20s, I am in my 40s, and no-one seems to notice either way. How long one has lived isn't half as important as how well one lives - frankly I have yet to find someone of any age that can keep up with me!
Joined: 11/11/2005
Msg: 31
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Posted: 1/9/2006 1:33:40 PM
I tend to decide this on an individual basis. I think maturity level, for me personally, means a great deal. If the man is mature enough, responsible enough, etc., I see no problem with it whatsoever.

Joined: 5/3/2005
Msg: 32
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Posted: 1/9/2006 1:59:12 PM
And at least, for the most part, the younger men aren't all crabby, bitter and jaded about women, some of them actually appreciate and want to be with a good woman!
Joined: 12/29/2005
Msg: 33
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Posted: 1/9/2006 8:06:23 PM

the younger men aren't all crabby, bitter and jaded about women, some of them actually appreciate and want to be with a good woman!

I rarely seen an older woman date a much younger man mainstream society. I want to exclude the weird and bizarre lifestyles of celebrities.

It is acceptable for an older woman to pickup a younger man for one night stand. A long term relationship is often shaky at best.
Joined: 12/2/2005
Msg: 34
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Posted: 1/9/2006 8:25:26 PM
I'm all for it.

As always stated in other threads such as these. MEN have been doing it for centuries.

They work, they can work and do work! :)
Joined: 1/3/2006
Msg: 35
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Posted: 1/10/2006 9:14:50 AM
I normally will date someone younger and it is not for the sex.

I just want to have a little bit more "fun" when out and younger men seem to know where to go and what to do.

Having said that, it has been a long time since my last date. Am I getting too choosy now?

Cleanup in Aisle three!

 smiles R on me
Joined: 7/18/2005
Msg: 36
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Posted: 1/10/2006 9:16:05 AM
I see no problem with it...I do it myself... but not 12 years younger..nope
Joined: 1/9/2006
Msg: 37
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Posted: 1/11/2006 5:44:34 PM
I have only been with someone younger then me once and it was ok although he wasn't much younger then me. Lately though no offence to the guys the older ones I have met have been more imature then younger guys that I know. I am thinking I need to start looking for someone younger and not worry about age.
Joined: 12/28/2005
Msg: 38
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Posted: 1/31/2006 10:57:44 AM
I know where you ladies are coming from. I seem to attract the younger guys too.
In the beginning it was pretty weird since 3 of my children are older (19,20 and 22), but I've learned to adjust for the most part. Not that I would date someone my kids ages or any of their friends (though I've had plenty of offers lol), but a little older as long as they are mature is ok. I might be 41 and a grandmother, but I'm not ready to retire to my rocker just yet. I want to have fun and enjoy life.

Last year I dated a guy for several months that was 30. Things didn't work out because he was a little to possessive for my liking, but we did have a he!! of a lot of fun.

In my opinion, most younger guys are a lot more fun, appreciate you more, and have a lot less baggage. I guess the same can be true for guys my age as well, just haven't found one yet lol
Joined: 3/7/2006
Msg: 39
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Posted: 3/18/2006 11:10:45 PM
I have always been attracted to olde women and older women seem to be attracted to me more than younger ones.
I am already 42 and most of the time I´bve dated women that are 10 to 20 years older thn me , so I don´t know what I´ll when I run out of older women, in a few years there won´t be any older women alive, hahahahaha

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Joined: 1/27/2006
Msg: 40
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Posted: 3/19/2006 3:04:57 AM
My longest relationship was with a woman 17 years older than myself. We had so much in common that i didn't really have a problem with our relationship intellectually, but towards the end I admittedly was not attracted to her physically any more. One of the problems was that she looked much older than her age - she had been through a hard divorce when she caught her cousin who was living with her in bed with her husband. As well, I was still contemplating having children, and I was 34 at the time, so we broke it off.

Still, I don't regret the relationship - she was a super lady and we had a lot of fun together. Intellectual compatibility has always been more of a priority than mere physical attraction, so on more than one occasion I have found myself attracted to older women. They usually know what they want.
Joined: 4/29/2005
Msg: 41
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Posted: 3/19/2006 3:00:40 PM
I am currently only attracted to gentlemen my age and younger. I have been attracted to the same age range for the last 15 years.

None of my relationships were broken up over the age difference.
Joined: 11/28/2005
Msg: 42
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Posted: 3/20/2006 5:06:10 AM
If there is a sincere mutual interest -- we have fun together, can communicate well, and thoroughly enjoy being a couple-- then I see no problem with younger, or older. However, I would not consider or encourage any man in his teens, 20s, or 30s, and even some in their 40s.
On the flip-side, there are older men that I would not consider at all. Reasons already well stated by others in this thread.
Very young men have not really matured enough (for me), and many want a family; that's only natural. Frankly, I don't think an older woman should cause him to miss that opportunity and such a relationship, in my opinion, is doomed from the start. Same would be true of a much older man with a younger woman wanting children and he doesn't. To me, that's cruel.

So, I agree with many of the others here. This is a whole new century we are in, life is a banquet, why starve?
Joined: 3/17/2006
Msg: 43
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Posted: 3/31/2006 6:58:55 AM
Why is it considered acceptable for a 42 year old woman to date a 22 year old guy, but it is not accpetable for a 42 year old man to date a 22 year old woman?

Man I think I am old now, I have been told by so many women over 40 in the past year that I am not good enough to meet because of my age, that they prefer men in thier 20's...damn they throw me into the group of guys set in thier ways etc...and they have not ever talked to me or met me...
When I was 35 I had 18-20 year olds liking me and I was called a pig for how the double standard is so in place now...LOL..good stuff guys under 30...but man, I wish i would stop being stereotyped from my age...
Joined: 8/2/2005
Msg: 44
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Posted: 3/31/2006 7:17:17 AM
It would not be for me but people are free to choose whatever they want to do. I personally like men, not boys. I have a son, and I certainly don't want to date someone who's age is closer to his age than mine. ick. a few years younger fine, no big deal. But I haven't dated anyone who was younger than me for very long. Most of them were just at a different place in their life than I was. If it was strictly sex I suppose that could work, but personally I can't have just a sexual relationship.
Joined: 3/29/2006
Msg: 45
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Posted: 3/31/2006 1:26:14 PM
I prefer dating younger men in general. They have to be at least 30 tho. I find younger men more attractive, more exciting and much more interesting. I guess it's a thing.
Joined: 10/25/2005
Msg: 46
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Posted: 3/31/2006 1:49:48 PM
uhuh bring it on experience beats "it hurts" all the time plus I like bouncing lol kisses ladies
Joined: 10/25/2005
Msg: 47
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Posted: 3/31/2006 1:52:27 PM
Blondgreeneyedgal contact me im gonna be in Maine soon I'd love to do dinner
Joined: 1/22/2006
Msg: 48
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Posted: 3/31/2006 4:53:17 PM
love them... but... I know the reality. MOST don't want to pursue an LTR. So you have to decide if you want fun in the moment, or more...
Joined: 3/17/2006
Msg: 49
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Posted: 3/31/2006 6:22:07 PM
And then the downfall for the women^^^is they end up settling for an older guy around thier age but think of the younger men...sad..seems men are just nothing after a certain age...oh well at least we know that
Joined: 3/31/2006
Msg: 50
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Posted: 3/31/2006 8:06:37 PM
In general I have liked older women my whole life. Since kindergarten I've always been attracted to girls older than me by a grade or two. Once I hit highschool, I figured 23 was the magical age. To me 23 was a woman. Now, that I have passed 23 yrs old myself, as far as age is concerned I'm pretty open from anywhere from 22-35. Who knows what it is, but I like the idea. Heck if guys can do it, why can't women? I love the idea. However if my mom was dating someone my age, I'd be thinking, "that's a bit strange," but also "Way to go mom!" And my dad, well he better not be dating someone my age, he's married!
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