7 Ways the Dating Game Changes as You Get Older ...


There are huge ways the dating game changes as you age.

Chances are that you’re not going to be looking for the same type of person in your thirties as you were in your teenage years.

As an adult, you’ll have a different idea of what is important to you.

Here are the most massive ways the dating game changes as you get older:2

1. More Serious Conversations

When you date as a teenager, you’re worried about what you’ll do that weekend or how good of a kisser he is.

When you’re older, you’ll wonder if your partner is marriage material and if you want to settle down in the same state.

The discussions and fights you have will be more serious, because they’re life-altering.

The increasing importance of being on the same page is of the biggest ways the dating game changes as you age.2

Meaning Changes


Elisha Snyder
Loved this! I, unfortunately, haven't found someone worth my time as I get older. Darn!
@Jessica Lynn I used to think the bar was a bad place to meet people too but now that I'm older i don't think it's as bad, as long as you know what you want. Clubs I'll still stay away from though.
I couldn't help but think of Ted from HIMYM when I read number two. 😆
Jessica Lynn
When I was younger I was always turned off when someone said they met a guy at a bar. Turns out a bar is exactly where I found my Mr. Right! Realizing that you can meet your potential mate at a bar, bus stop, grocery store, or walking your dog- opens up your options and your heart!
Somebody who respects you, helps you grow without feeling challenged by you, protects you without being too insistent, admires you without being too jealous, helps you without making you feel it is something you have to pay back. And, the most important, someone who will be with you when you are going through hardships. This is a standard in relationship for me and yes, it has changed since teenage years. What is important, though, is that you also have to try and improve things that need to be improved. It is unfair to expect something from a person if you are not willing to give it yourself.
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