They just had no idea what it took to look good at 50.Hair alone can be a full time job, whether its plucking it from places you never knew hair could grow or coloring it constantly just to hide the grey.Therefore, it might be surprising to learn that more than half of Americans are currently single.
Believe it or not, lots of men want to date us -- older men, men our age and even younger men are trying to catch our eye.
" Who knew that as women over 50, we'd have so many options to choose from when it came to dating men?
I'll be the first to admit it feels fantastic when a younger man asks you out. As great as it is for the ego, a younger man is in a totally different stage of his life.
He's probably surrounded by young women with their smooth complexions and youthful glow on a daily basis. He might be just getting his career going or have minor children at home from a previous marriage. All of those shared experiences Baby Boomers have in our collective memories happened when he was too young to remember -- or wasn't even born yet!
Yet here he is, willing to skip out on younger, toned bodies because he thinks we're cool, calm and low maintenance even with wrinkles around our eyes. More recently, I bumped into this gorgeous late 30s or early 40s young man who was a cross between Hugh Laurie and George Clooney. You may find that a man closer to your age is a better fit as someone you want to share your life with.
But that doesn't mean you can't have fun trying the cougar thing for a change.
The truth is there are plenty of quality men available. By dating a man younger than you are, you're stepping outside of your comfort zone. Lisa Copeland is the Dating Coach who makes over 50's dating fun and easy.
If you are willing to try different ages, body types, careers, and backgrounds, you just might realize that there is a plethora of good guys out there waiting for you.
We support their search by matching them with American men and women who we think will be similarly interested in commitment.