The dating dance dancing through your fifties
Like you, the men you’re dating have lived and learned. The only way you can empathize is to know their side of the story.
Just like how you’ve dated your share of challenging types of men like the disappearing/reappearing Pinger, the Couch Potato, and the older-and-balder-than-his-profile-guy…men meet and enter into relationships with less-than-impressive types of women.
Learn more about each Femitype, starting with The Princess right here.
Oh, and girlfriend, you can learn a TON from the comments men have left below!
She insists he give and give with little or no reciprocity; after all, he’s The Man and she’s his prize!
The 18 Year Old The 18-year-old dates – sometimes a lot – but she doesn’t have relationships because “she doesn’t want the men who want her, and the men she wants don’t want her.” She doesn’t know what will make her happy and has not yet learned how to communicate and relate to grownup men.
Though a nice guy might try to break through and prove her wrong about men, he will give up out of exhaustion.
The Sexpot The Sexpot is all about putting out the sex vibe.
The vast majority of these guys are not the self-centered, testosterone-led, immature boys you met (and maybe married) in your 20s or 30s. ) If you’ve read my e Book, 7 Secrets to Finally Finding Love after 40, you know that I believe that empathizing with men is essential to your dating and relationship success.
She mistrusts men and often blames herself for the rejection she’s felt, believing that she just wasn’t good enough.
She says things like “I need him to say he wants a relationship, and then I’ll open up,” or “Once he gets to know me, he probably won’t like me.” The Scaredy Cat may put her guy through lots of tests before she feels confident that he’s truly interested.
This “I’m never going to find a good relationship” gal leaves men unable to get any traction during courting or in a relationship.
The wall she has erected is just too high for him to climb in order to get to the other side.