They know who they are and why their marriage failed and are looking for pure companionship.
They probably won’t be in “awe” of you and hang on your every word.
When they tell you that they don’t want these things they are lying! Early 40’s with small children – although these women are closer to your age (not really) they are at a completely different stage.
I get really confused and I pick up a lot of body language, but I have no understanding of social cues. Dear Awkward & Lonely: My own time as a Nice Girl(tm) is well-documented on this blog, so, take hope?
It’s a pattern of behavior, not a permanent designation or identity.
For most of my teenage years, I didn’t need people and I didn’t need love.
I’m literally petrified of making the same mistake again and of ever hurting another living soul again, I’ve been bad, I’ve made mistakes and I’ve taken advantage of people, now I’m trying, very hard not to be that person again and that includes treating women as people, with thoughts and feelings, hopes and fears and dreams.
Be cautious men, these women are looking for you to do it all over again and that means house and children.
Sure it will start with great sex and they will make you feel “alive” and young but proceed with caution. There is such a difference between what is available for men and woman. What I find most interesting at this point is the whole dating scene.The thrill and excitement of a younger woman is so compelling. Someone who will appreciate what my age and wisdom brings to the partnership.Those rare gems who value women with age and experience are just that – rare! I am happier than I have ever been and what I truly have learned is that I don’t need a man to make me complete.Before all that happened, I was an incredible jerk, an arrogant piece of shit with an intellect to match and zero attachments to anyone.