Can you remember back when you were a teenager and you had no worries in the world? Weekends were spent doing fun activities with your friends and being sneaky behind your parent's back. Not only that but you changed relationships as often as you changed hair styles. There was always a cutie on your arm, doing things you knew were wrong but lived for the excitement. Experiencing those "firsts" and giving your friends the 411 on what occured.
But now, our college degrees are collecting dust, along with bills, and instead of changing our hairstyles, we're changing our color to hide those pesky grays. There was a time where you could dump someone and be back in a relationship the next week, now that we're older, are we too old to jump to the dump?
Your relationship is over, instead of hiding your pain in a quart of Ben & Jerry's, you're kidnapped by your friends and ordered to have fun in a nightclub filled with overly horny people with no game. If you're the stud that makes the women go wild, or the babe that gets the most numbers, that doesn't matter, because there will come a point where your admirers will lock eyes with a much younger, hotter swooner. Are women supposed to throw away their list of what makes up their prince charming if they haven't found him by the age of 30, or stay confident with hope that they won't have to lower their standards because wrinkles are forming and they're not as flexible as they used to be.
For some reason men have this notion that the older they get, the younger the woman they can date, and I have to tell you...that's quite true. IF they're a richie. But if you're just a normal guy minus millions in the bank, sorry, but you're in the same route as us women (for some reason I enjoyed writing that).
Don't get it twisted, old age doesn't mean open your mind to dating an ex-convict because at least they haven't had many lovers. For some it means, being open to dating someone that has children although you don't, or loves sports when you hate them, or even don't fall under the same financial bracket as you. With old age comes wisdom, so learn how to be open minded because if you don't, Mr. or Mrs. Right may pass you by and you wouldn't even know it. We're not 18 any more.
Sadly, there aren't too many fish left in the sea; they've either coupled up or have slowly died off.
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