I hate to generalize, but in general, both men and women suffer from ageism.
Men much less because men gain power as they get older. Men are seen as gaining experience and being distinguished. Gloria Steinem What older men and younger women have in common is they are both suffering from different insecurities.
But make even a little mistake and you could have found yet another platform to be rejected on.
If you don't believe us, listen to these bon mots and anecdotes about finding love on the web...
We want to win each other over, so how do you win someone over? Chris Pine I had a few dating disasters along the way with girls cheating on me. They'll pick eye color and hair color, all the way down to what she does for a living, what school she went to. But at the end of the day, dating is dating, because they're human beings.
One girl was the inspiration for me singing ' Cry Me A River' on ' The X Factor.' That was my payback to her because she was unfaithful. Patti Stanger We all prospect, and don't even know we're doing it.
Instead of relying on beauty as my source of empowerment, I focused on basing my empowerment on my intelligence, successes, values, contributions to the world and how I helped others. In fact, some people regardless of their age, will never really grow up.
You can switch the genders in this post and most points would likely still apply.
When I was in my early twenties, if a guy acted aloof, called back only sometimes and showed minimal interest, I would get hooked.
You could say I was addicted to the bad boy/ unavailable boy/ player.
The world of online dating is full of faux pas and pitfalls.