We don't know who needs to hear this, but yes, dating after 40 is incredibly difficult. We've always been told things get easier and better with age, but that doesn't ring true when it comes to dating. It is just as tough if not, more as dating when you're younger. Though your confidence sees a drastic increase, picking a mate from the small dating pool so small, it's more like a puddle on a sidewalk requires even more time, energy, and effort than is worth giving. Yet, we still subject ourselves to this torture so we won't wind up alone forever.
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The love game only gets more complicated as you age. These are the challenges of dating in your 40s. But whatever the specs of your dating life are, you'll likely find that there are particular challenges involved with dating over From hangups and baggage to sex and technology, here, therapists, relationship coaches, couples counselors, and more explain why dating is so much harder in your 40s. And it can be harder than it was when you were younger to adapt and welcome a new relationship into your life, with all of the inherent compromise that comes with it.
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By Jennifer Wright. If dating after 35 seems daunting, imagine dating after In the film, which will be screened for the public Thursday by Audicus at Broadway in Manhattan, the seniors have to deal with the same anxieties about dating we all do — and some age-specific concerns, such as whether they can put aside their portable oxygen tanks to tango. We checked in with Loring and got some of his best tips for seniors re-entering the dating scene. Read Next.
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