You have a better idea of who they are vs. They no longer perceive the perks of being single as being the best things in the world. Their primary concerns are no longer just being able to have sex with whomever they want and hangout with their friends and drink. Their idea of toxic masculinity, at least to some degree, subsides. Life experience teaches them that real strength is not an impenetrably stubborn ego, nor being humiliatingly arrogant and self-important. Their desire to be macho is replaced by their desire to be valued, to embody responsibility, straightforwardness, loyalty, and so on.
Things You Didn’t Know About Dating Men in Their 30s
Why Do Women in Their 30s Not Want to Date Men in Their 40s?
I thought that since I was an attractive, fit, well-educated, financially and emotionally secure guy that I would have no problem finding a woman in her mid 30s to settle down with and start a family. I have tried a combination of online dating, speed dating, professional singles events, volunteering, happy hours etc. I thought that online dating would be great since you are essentially pre-screening people for dates. I am told that women want to settle down and have kids, etc. At singles events, women come in groups and are reluctant to talk to men. In online situations, women say they want desperately to meet a nice guy like me, but never answer my response to their profile.
What men want at 20, 30 and 40
It's a fact. If you walk past a group of guys, they are physically unable to resist the urge to ogle. Ever wonder why are men such boys? Do they ever grow up and notice the inner woman? After all, beauty is only skin deep, and we want a man to admire us for more than a seductive arrangement of body parts.
Men are not immune to this pressure. This causes him, and most men in his situation, to do some peculiar things. They try to project an image of confidence, supreme masculinity, laissez-faire, but most of that is just insecurity causing them to mimic movie characters that seem desirable to women. What they may not realize is that a man who sends that kind of message is just copying-and-pasting the same message to lots of women. Casting a wider net.