Dating when your 40
But many use the answer as a way to weed out potential dates.
That's what he tell you -- and he probably believes it. He's the guy who says he will call you Monday night and then doesn't. He uses his kids as an excuse not to get into a relationship. This is the 40-something man-child who still doesn't know how to make plans in advance and can't stick to any type of schedule. In fact, his online dating profile photo is likely to be ... not even considering that you might like to meet earlier because you work in the morning.By the time you get into your 40s, if you have the misfortune to find yourself in the dating pool, let me just tell you: It's a shit show. If they were any good, they would be in relationships or married already. This is the 40-something guy who has totally adjusted to living alone. It's like being thrown in a serial killer's basement well. Let's face it, there is some truth to the statement "All the good ones are taken." That goes triple for guys in their 40s. This is the guy who will say something early on like, "I have tennis on Wednesday, squash on Thursday, I'm camping all weekend, I need to spend Monday and Tuesday wriitng my novel, I walk my dog from 7 p.m.
(This could go for women too I suppose, but I date men.) Of course, you can always date younger, but that's a whole other list! Anyway, here are 5 types of single guys you meet after 40.