That’s true whether you’re 16 or 56, but more than 40 percent don’t believe there is anyone “out there” to date. As to the “why” behind the lack of date-nights, nearly 60 percent say they don’t need a relationship to be happy.If you’re someone who got it right the first time and married the man of your dreams, had children, and now are enjoying your older years with the love of your life and grandchildren, well…. You can count your blessings right now that you’re not still out there, but you might get a kick out of reading this anyway.Getting it right the first time was not the way life happened for me and I imagine for many of you as well.The baggage is not so much Louis Vuitton, more like a supermarket plastic bag with holes in it.The more guys you meet, the more depressing it becomes as you see a pattern emerging.
I wanted to fall in love, get married, and have kids.
More than 40 percent said they were considering it, but not actually doing it.
But according to TODAY’s “This is 50” survey results, only 18 percent of single people in their 50s said they were dating.
At Our Time.com, we honor the freedom, wisdom and appreciation for life that only comes with time.
We also recognize that what people want in their 50s, 60s and beyond is often very different from what they wanted in their 30s and 40s, let alone their 20s.
I didn’t get the results of what I expected to get earlier in my life and life doesn’t always turn out the way we hope, dream, and plan.