Speed dating for 40s
Just the basics of eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep, drinking plenty of water and exercising regularly will help you feel more confident about yourself.Your relationship with yourself is the most important and remember, there are lots of examples of people later in life who look better than they did in their 20s.Here are 5 realities of mature dating over 40 Although many women now wait until their early 40s before starting a family, the chances of conceiving do diminish when you’re over 40.Men can continue to father children until much later in life but for women, if they haven’t had a family by this time their priorities for a relationship will be different from that of a younger woman.How they simultaneously manage to keep up with all those Netflix shows they admit to loving presents a real puzzle.Perhaps they watch on their phones while they’re running, skiing, and hiking.The key is to not expect yourself to be as energetic as you were in your 20s.The chances are that your partner won’t be either, if they’re around the same age as you.
Instead of being hung up on looks, status and the type of car someone drives, older people are likely to say that they’re looking for someone who is kind, considerate and has a good sense of humour.
According to experts, women reach their sexual peak in their 40s and men can still be in full sexual health throughout life.
Aside from illness, any problems with physical intimacy usually arise from a lack of self confidence, particularly if you’ve been on your own for a long time.
Accepting your own imperfections will help you to also accept others.
Sex later in life is often more sensual and an expression of emotion because it’s not being driven by the biological urge to procreate.
Older people often have children from previous relationships and it’s becoming more common for families to be ‘blended’ with step brothers and sisters, aunts, uncles and grandparents.