In the video below, he talks about his own approach to relationships and reassures me men and women can achieve dating success at any age.
I hope you enjoy my interview with dating coach, David Wygant on the topic of mature dating.
I live in a college town, so most all women here are 18-25, and what I find over and over is that women in this age range tend to be very idealistic and have standards impossible to meet.
They think relationships are nonstop rollercoasters of fun and excitement and that the dude should always put entertaining them above everything else in his life. If anything, I'd say that the girls in the 18-25 age range have pretty low expectations.
Another girl told me a guy has to play one or more instruments, speak two or more languages, we world-traveled, a skilled rock-climber, and have at least a master's degree. Even when girls don't make such ridiculous statements, I almost always find that they don't understand that guys are humans too, just like them.
They seem to be almost comically unaware of their own faults and weaknesses yet hypercritical and hyperjudgemental of males'. I've dated about 10 women for at least a few months, and I never felt that any of them had terribly unrealistic expectations.I haven't experienced this that much with older women I've dated (say 30 and above). Guys with zero ambition or career prospects have no problem getting girls.At what age do women start to become more realistic? Crappy chain restaurants are considered acceptable date locations.Like I said, I find this is most common in girls 19-24ish.Once women have actually been out in the real world for awhile they seem to learn, but I don't regularly meet these kind of women until we're talking about 30. None of those expectations are unreasonable so long as the woman has those experiences and merits to match. But I have noticed a relatively frequent tendency for broke, vacuous, attractive women to demand some/many of the attributes you've described but aren't even close to being able to reciprocate. I feel like it's a by-product of rampant social media narcissism. I don't even associate with social media divas anymore--- for dating material or in my closest circle of friends. It's possible that your expectations for yourself are fairly low or that you seek out women with high expectations. I've dated about 10 women for at least a few months, and I never felt that any of them had terribly unrealistic expectations.Either of those can be fine, but it's worth considering that it's not a problem with "most women."webby wrote: Just another perspective . A few valued wealth more than I did, or had very different interests.Either of those can be fine, but it's worth considering that it's not a problem with "most women."I know what you mean.In my early 30s (some 15 years ago), I kept meeting women my age who had what I considered flaws -- bad job, divorced, etc.