They play less games than their younger counterparts, and are more honest and less superficial.
In some cases, people over 40 are more wild than their younger counterparts.
They may have been in a marriage for a long time and now that they are single, they don't know what to do, so they are out of control, sometimes in a damaging way.
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crop=1xw:1xh;center,top&resize=480:*" /Q: Whenever I even think about asking someone out I just get nervous and panicky and end up bottling it completely...
Do you have any advice for asking someone out without looking like a rabbit in the headlights or a complete lunatic (or, worse, both)?
Karenna Alexander, Certified Dating Coach and Matchmaker: The over 40 daters tend to be more fearful, apprehensive and burnt out.
Many have had at least one really bad relationship and they are afraid to step out again.
Trying to ascertain whether or not you two have a shot at a long term partnership on the first date is as inappropriate as discussing the details of a prenuptial agreement on a first date. Two people fully collapsing into the oneness of a duo is the point when we "lose" ourselves as individuals in a partnership.