Turns out, there’s lots to love about women of a certain age.Men in their 20s date women over 30 because: “They understand better how to interact in a relationship.” Men in their 40s add: “Women over 30 have stopped putting metal through their lips and tongues which makes it easier to kiss them.(OPRAH.com) -- What's it like to be a 30-something woman in America today? One issue that plagues an average of 6.3 million women in America is being single.From religious choices to parental pressures, a successful single woman in Washington, D. Julie, a Chicago pediatrician, struggles with the stigma of being alone in her 30s.Nobody that I think is quality and worthy of me and what I have to offer and what I want to do." Now Julie thinks marriage may not even be what she wants.Instead of waiting around for a husband, she's considering having a child on her own."I'm probably going to investigate an anonymous donor and do it artificially ...I want it to be my own biological child," she says. C., also struggles with the 30-something singles scene. "None of my female friends have ever said I'm intimidating," she says.
In September, a study of 12,000 Finns reaffirmed what prior research had already established. If dudes were really so set on their caveman-era mating habits, wouldn’t we see more single ladies over 30 home knitting tea cozies on Friday nights?
"Having an education, a house, a job does not make me intimidating.
"I've tried JDate, a Jewish Internet dating service, Match.com, setups by my friends," Julie says.
"I recently adopted a dog, hoping to meet someone out in the dog park." Like many single women in America, Julie is no stranger to the dating scene -- but finding dates isn't always the problem. It's that I'm not meeting anyone that I'm attracted to.
(Then again, just because a guy wants to date a younger girl, doesn’t necessarily mean she wants to date him!) As a woman over 30, I decided to try to get to the bottom of this conundrum by asking a series of straight, unmarried men in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s to find out why some actually prefer to date “older” women.