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While this idea unfortunately remains in TV programs, music videos, print and media advertisements, and so on till this day, I often feel like women my age struggle with this more than the younger women I know because the culture promoted this competition more fiercely when I was young.
But according to TODAY’s “This is 50” survey results, only 18 percent of single people in their 50s said they were dating.
On the positive side, the age 50-plus daters seem to be pretty darn smart when choosing a date-mate.
The key is learning to come into your true feminine power…one that compliments a man’s masculine power. On the big screen, they show us men like Tom Cruise’s character in the movie, .
When you do, he’ll jump through hoops to make you happy. Think back to when he professed his love with the romantic words, “You complete me.” Real men show you their love by cutting your grass and giving you their coat when you’re cold.
As to the “why” behind the lack of date-nights, nearly 60 percent say they don’t need a relationship to be happy.