Just like women in their 20s and 30s, women in their 40s are looking for many different things when it comes to dating. Some are searching for a serious commitment, and they don’t want to waste their time on those who aren’t. Some just want to play the field. Others might be looking for a lighthearted rebound after a difficult relationship.
No matter what the situation, one thing women in their 40s have that women in their 20s and 30s don’t is experience. And that experience, while usually helpful, can also work against them. Here are some common dating mistakes women make in their 40s, and how to avoid them.