Share or comment on this article: But according to many singles, even getting invited to the dinner party can be tricky when people tend to socialise with other couples as they get older and settled into marriages and parenthood.
Our preferences understandably change as we grow older, so avoid the mistake of looking out for a blueprint of your ex. What kind of romantic partner you are based on your Myers-Briggs Personality type - and you might be surprised Have baby boomers made marriage toxic for young women? We have a lot of happy matches. Jane Austen may not have worded it quite like that, but her novels have certainly contributed to the widely held belief that being single later in life is a terrifying prospect. She will, unfortunately, become the recipient of sympathy. A survey has offered an insight into what women in their 40s encounter on the singles scene - and the stark contrast between their dating habits and those of their younger counterparts.