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 profoundlysimple
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We all know that men just like women are all different. What is your take on men in 50 and up bracket...What 3 positive and or negatives would come to mind upon hearing this question..THANKS again girls..!
 dae
Joined: 12/6/2004
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 1/25/2005 7:48:47 AM
First, I am a woman, not a girl, and I'm looking for a man, not a boy,
positive: more relaxed with himself, knows what he wants, more talkative
negatives:can be narrow-minded, stuck in the same old rut,may not be as spontaneous.
No two men are the same, and this has been 'my' experience.
No one has to be perfect, just himself, everyone has pros and cons, good and bad sides;getting to know one another is how we learn to live together.
 Lady Sherlock
Joined: 12/29/2004
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 1/25/2005 11:45:51 AM
Great Question: Dae is right; no two men are alike, so taking that into effect I might add:

Negatives: Workaholics
Career Stress
Sometimes a bit up tight



Positives: A great willingness to please
Very creative in ‘where’ ‘when’ and ‘how’
Have learned ‘foreplay’ is important
 RDtoo
Joined: 1/30/2005
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 3/19/2005 11:38:45 PM
As older guys have been getting a bad rap on here, I thought that I would bring this thread back up.
 astrosky
Joined: 2/6/2005
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 3/20/2005 6:19:52 PM
Positives -

Has learned "ladies first" does not just apply to entering a restaurant, LOL!
Won't drive ya nuts listening to music or wearing clothing styles you can't relate to.
No longer believes that he who has the loudest stereo is God.
Is more into substance than flash.

Negatives -

Less stamina/lower energy level - is likely to act like a "big baby" in that you feed 'em, they go right to sleep.
More health problems/issues.
Usually has a mindset/lifestyle cast in cement.
Likely to have a bunch of bitterness and baggage that comes out after a couple beers.
 RapunzelRapunzel
Joined: 5/18/2005
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 5/26/2005 1:44:02 PM
I'm early 40's and have dated several men in their early 50's. None older . . . so far.

Positives:
1. Can relate to my passion for trivia and pop culture history, cause they lived it!
2. Are slowly emerging from that thing men in their 40's go thru where they THINK they want a shallow embryo as a partner.
3. Can be very passionate and indulgent because like me, they wanna feel young, too!

Negatives:
1. There is usually an Ex wife in the picture, and she's usually a humdinger.
2. Kids are old enough to have an opinion, and it is often negative.
3. If the guy hasn't made major life changes by his 50's he's not likely to. Once a coward always a coward, no matter how much they WANT to talk about change and the future.

No performance issues so far, except a few (thankfully VERY few) men in their 40's who work out so much to attract the shallow embryos. LOL! I often wonder what they'd do with them if they got 'em. Then again they might not notice, and that is what attracts them, lol.

Rapunzel
 Ruby Lips
Joined: 5/15/2005
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 5/26/2005 10:27:54 PM
Well I like men of all ages......but not that young....LOL!

In the 50's and over?

Negative...

1. hmmmmmm???
2. hmmmmmm???
3. hmmmmmm???

Positive...

1. God finally know how to love a woman right. Over and over again too!
2. They are financially able to do things and have time to do them....
3. They relate to so much stuff out there. It's a lifetime of experience at doing life...

Just my personal experience so far.
 Ruby Lips
Joined: 5/15/2005
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 5/26/2005 10:32:44 PM
@ Neil....What a great profile and those glamour pics. Way tooooooooooo cool. Like it.
 redneckgirl133
Joined: 11/18/2004
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 5/29/2005 11:58:34 AM
I`ve never dated a man 50 and older...I always seem to end up with a guy 46, 47...I don`t imagine there is much difference between them but can`t say for sure.... I love them in their forties so I`d probably love them in their 50`s too...
 iowaangel05
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 6/12/2005 10:26:41 AM
this depends i have found there are 2 different mind frames usually if the man is secure with himself the pros i have seen - no mind games, knows what he enjoys but is open minded, patience

the cons- workaholic, exes - maybe a issue, not having common background(this can also be a big plus)



if hes not secure - i have found more issues than younger men - they seem to be trying to catch up. proving themselves etc though this can lead to great sex for a short period but they seem to crash soon
 Caryll
Joined: 4/19/2005
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 6/12/2005 2:59:52 PM
There are no negitives to dating a guy in his 50's or older, If they have been on their own for a while anyways...

*They know to how to look after themselves...cook...clean....laundry.
*Their children would all be grown.
*Their would have a wallet full of grandkids pictures too.
*They know what you are talking about when you tell them of going to show every Saturday morning. Hehehe nothing worse than hearing..."oh my mom or dad told us about going to the show on Saturday morning"
* They are close to or have retired.
* They will ask or take direction..hehehe road or otherwise..~~wink~~wink~~

These are just a few of the many things a man 50..plus has to offer.
 Caryll
Joined: 4/19/2005
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 6/12/2005 3:05:38 PM
P.S......I should not exclude the gentleman that are in their 20's, 30's, and 40's who also know how to look after themselves.
 HAHANOW
Joined: 9/28/2004
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 6/27/2005 5:28:23 PM
I would not know , I dont date men in the 50's or older!
 AZ Tinkerbelle
Joined: 6/3/2005
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 9/14/2005 9:39:30 AM
I think men of all ages are wonderful and have a lot to offer. I think other than age you need to look at the person as a whole. What are their qualities, what is their personality like, do you have similar interests? Men fifty and over have wisdom and experience which is awesome!
 Halley888
Joined: 3/8/2005
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 9/14/2005 10:02:43 AM
I don't date many men over 50 because:

Are still wearing the clothes they wore in high school or college. Polyester is DEAD. Get Real!
The older they are, the younger they want the woman to be.
They're semi-retired and really don't want to spend any money on dating.
They're boring, have no manners, and want to talk about the past all the time.
They know nothing about pop culture. They know nothing about what's going on in the world, popular music, politics, current events.
Are depressed and just want to sit around and watch TV.
Have given up on finding a good relationship and refuse to put any effort into one.
The ones with children, can't let go, and either have adult kids living with them, or provide constant financial aid to them and their kids.
Golf, Cars, Boats, Drinking, Male Bonding, or kids come first. There's not much time for dating.
Divorced ones hate women and want them to pay for what their EX did to them.
They're afraid if they get hooked up with a woman, that they'll get their retirement, savings, and/or house.


As far as I'm concerned, there are no positives to dating a man over 50.

Halley888
 lilkotasgma
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 8/20/2008 6:43:30 PM
Negatives:

not spontaneous
couch potato
afraid of LTR

Positives:

know what they want in life
not afraid of a relationship
just enjoys life.....one day at a time....

 spicynicegirl
Joined: 8/10/2008
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 8/21/2008 5:39:54 AM
Positives
1) They appreciate women 40 plus
2) They have life experience
3) They will want to make love to you

Negatives
1) They may be bitter and resentful (due to divorce)
2) They may be losing their hair (but hey I don't really mind)
3) They may have some extra weight ( again I don't see that as terrible)
 JGirlinSD
Joined: 7/16/2008
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 8/21/2008 7:23:00 AM
Sirensong..you put that so well!

I've only dated a couple of men over 50 and other than differences in style and musical taste...there really aren't many negatives. I do agree though, with ..let's just leave it at what Sirensong said:

"one obvious thing nobody mentions is that men over 50 often have medical problems--high blood pressure, diabetes, etc. that interfere with their ability to....., well all I can say is that viagra does not help this. "
 GirlEvolving
Joined: 8/5/2008
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 8/21/2008 12:18:50 PM
3 of each?

Well, okay.

Positive:

~experience, in everything. Sometimes this can be a VeryBadThing(tm).
~maturity aka they aren't generally going through the whole "I need to find myself" bullpucky.
~generally more stable and secure.

Negatives:
~kids who are often in my age range, who do not like their dad with a...what was the phrase I got..."chick I'd date!"
~More free time...mostly because I don't have a whole ton at the moment, and I then feel horrible that I want to spend my time off with my kids too. Pulls me in half.
~Sometimes too set in his ways to change when it's needed. Of course, this applies to me too.
 verygreeneyez
Joined: 3/15/2006
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 8/21/2008 1:39:52 PM
The title of this thread should now be: LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 53 AND OVER.?

~OT~ I'm still waiting for the list of positives to outweigh the negatives. Maybe I've missed something.
 JGirlinSD
Joined: 7/16/2008
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 8/22/2008 8:00:53 AM
Verygreeneyez..I'm waiting for the positives to outweigh the negatives also...LOL
 m0rningangel817
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 10/26/2008 8:43:30 PM
Positive is they are more my age lol..I am 55 don't think I would date anyone younger..although I have but I prefer my own age.

Negative just like us they have had some major damage stuff going on with divorce, losing their spouses in one way or another..anyone that doesn't have baggage at our age must have lived in a closet..I never could understand that one.

More negative if they have been treated horribly then just like us it is hard to trust anyone again..

That is all I have to say and as someone else in here said that is my story and I am stickin to it!!
 vestaceres
Joined: 6/13/2012
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 7/6/2012 6:04:40 AM
I'd appreciate one who isn't trying to reclaim his thirties and who isn't screwing around with women young enough to be their daughters, for starters.
 crazeerunner
Joined: 8/22/2012
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 11/4/2012 6:46:30 PM
negative: workaholics



positive:
know what they want
sexy
sexy



oh, and I did I mention sexy?
 SierraDy
Joined: 7/7/2011
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LADIES WHAT ARE THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF MEN 50 AND OVER.?
Posted: 11/10/2012 5:02:04 PM
Positives would be attentive, kind, funny, sincere . . .

Negatives would be slovenly appearance, pompous, braggart, dishonest . . .
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