How Dating in My 40s is Different Than Dating in My 20s

It’s not as simple as picking up where you left off

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I’m more comfortable declining a date

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My kids are always part of the picture

I only date other parents — and what stage they’re in matters

Men are eager to trash talk their ex

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I take things much more slowly

Men don’t seem to put as much effort in

I am both more open-minded and pickier

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I put myself first

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