Dating advice for thirty somethings

Here's how to take stock of your goals, make some strategic changes and get long-term satisfaction out of love and life.

In your 20s, you were probably dreaming up what would be the pinnacle of your career life, because, why not?

Matchmaking sites can let you be specific about who you’re looking for and what kind of relationship you’re seeking. It’s okay to desire marriage and a family, but you can’t go on a date accessorized with the desperate pressure to settle down.

Because the bastard about life is, that most thirty-five-year-old men are looking for a very different thing to most thirty-five-year-old woman.

Rule #2 Don’t be a cliché – he doesn’t need to know your life plan on a first date.

Having said that, if you are a dating a guy who is clearly a player or just in it for a bit of fun, stop wasting your time.

The world today is full of ‘helpful’ advice – useful tips about finding your inner goddess, meeting the men of your dreams and stumbling on true love.

Sadly, much of this advice is complete crap, especially when you’re in your mid thirties. I know, I know, you don’t feel it, and we’re all looking younger these days, but mother nature doesn’t lie and, like it or not, you are beginning to swim in a pool of younger fish.

Dating advice for thirty somethings