The Top Traits 40-Year-Old Men Look for in Women

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Many people consider their 40s to be their favourite decade of life. After all, by the time the big four-oh rolls around, you have a lot of things figured out. Gone are the days when you insisted on being up with the trends. Cerebral pursuits are now your game. You’re probably more mature, much wiser, […]
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Is together gone forever
It’s as apparent on the streets as it is between the sheets; everything’s now casual. Why wear a shirt and tie when a t-shirt’s deemed more suitable, and why tie yourself to just one person when you can try a whole wardrobe of lovers on for size? Traditionally, both God and social science brought multiple […]
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Dating is a minefield!! Regardless of whatever happens in life there will always be the daters who have no intention of getting emotionally involved and are only looking for sex whether that’s a one night stand or a ‘friend with benefits’ set up. How many times do you hear the phrase ‘they’re all the same’ […]
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Someone asked me recently if my sexual preferences were vanilla. My immediate response was a raised eyebrow and slight panic, because for most of my life, this quote from American Beautysummed my attitude: “I don’t think that there’s anything worse than being ordinary.” Vanilla was boring. Vanilla was anathema. What he was really asking was […]
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Thumbs down
Not everyone’s right for us. Can you take rejection gracefully? One of the good things about growing older and feeling more comfortable in one’s own skin is discovering the ability to say no. Many of us ladies have been taught to be people-pleasers from the year dot; do you want to be loved, little girl? […]
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Valentine’s Day came and went quietly in my house. I spent it with the love of my life who gave me a handmade card of a single heart — the six year-old version of minimalist style. As usual, Commercial Love Day was everywhere I went, and plastered all over the Internet. Everyone was urged to […]
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I blame Anne Bancroft. There she was, looking like a sexually sublime schoolmistress in The Graduate, asking the gauche Dustin Hoffman “Would you like me to seduce you?”, and the die was cast. All older woman can teach younger men how to become better in bed, a fact which arrives in the post along with […]
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I find online dating one part intriguing and two parts mystifying. Mystifying in that I’m still not sure what the protocol is when it comes to communicating electronically. As one young man exclaimed the other night, “You actually remember a time without the internet!” Yes, young Padawan*, I most certainly do. However, I married very […]
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