19th March 2020 at 11:09 pm #99573CamelParticipant
In my experience there are more plus points to being free of abuse at 50 than 40 or 30 or 20…
The pretty boys have got jowly.
The bad boys look desperate.
The charmers pay so much maintenance they live in bedsits.
You can spot a cheesy line from 100 yards.
You realise that being single is liberating and to be ‘picky’ is essential.
You know for a fact that your life won’t be made complete by laundering a man’s pants.
20th March 2020 at 5:32 pm #99601
Ha ha ha ha, brilliant, so funny, thanks Camel, made me laugh no end and all so very true. I can personally add, feeling content in pulling on a pair joggers and going bra less as often as I feel. Going to think of some more and come to your post, too much fun to be had here, just got to walk my dog – will ponder and amuse x
20th March 2020 at 5:56 pm #99602
Love it. Being a woman over 50 x
20th March 2020 at 8:01 pm #99606HeadspinningParticipant
Hey Fizzy elm – don’t need to be over 50 to be braless in joggers!!
I’m hurtling towards big five-0 and have been rocking out in my joggers for years!! (Surprised the ex didn’t claim this was abuse to him!!)
20th March 2020 at 9:01 pm #99608HopeLifeJoyParticipant
Not 50 yet either but this post made me laugh thank you so much 😄
20th March 2020 at 11:16 pm #99613
My child said to me yesterday dad’s always looking at himself, he cant pass by a mirror without an inspection – made me chuckle, thought yes can recall, reminded me again of the similarity with the story of Narcissus. I imagine it’s hell now as his boyish good looks have long since vanished lol – and he has a big round beer belly, with a chin to match – I know that will really bother him. Vein and beautiful is never a nice place, but vein and ageing must be a daily battle and one he will never win lol.
Whereas I simply couldn’t give a dam – and that feels pretty good x
21st March 2020 at 9:20 am #99618EscapeeParticipant
😂 great idea for a post Camel
Being able to go out with friends to busy bars and know you’ll be left in peace to enjoy your night out without some over ego’d prat thinking he has a ‘chance’.
Fizzy…..I too love being able to go make up free, braless (my cat steals mine!) and in comfy clothes. 😊
24th March 2020 at 12:46 am #99712
Lol so true, great not being bothered by pests anymore for sure! xx
21st March 2020 at 10:31 am #99620
My ex was so vein too. Typical n********t and now he can’t rely on his boyish good looks and he’s balding now which was his biggest nightmare. Huge belly now and jowls. I read that they become even more mean in older life as they become bitter. Thank goodness he’s not my problem anymore. His life is still chaos and always will be. So glad I’m free x
21st March 2020 at 1:01 pm #99625CecileParticipant
I was out walking the other day and a man and his dog approached. His lab played with my dog who had just been for a groom. The man leered at me and said “he,likes the pretty ones, so do I” and he blew a kiss. I replied “don’t be so b****y stupid” and marched on. Over 50 rocks!!
21st March 2020 at 3:17 pm #99631
pmsl thanks C x
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21st March 2020 at 3:35 pm #99632
We take our self worth from the love and relationships we have hey – this is what leaves us feeling beautiful and this is the beauty we see in others. Can ‘almost’ pity these poor creatures, laughing is much more fun x
22nd March 2020 at 7:15 pm #99672FudgecakeParticipant
“You know for a fact that your life won’t be made complete by laundering a man’s pants.” LOL Camel this made me laugh so much and it’s so true! 😀
24th March 2020 at 3:31 pm #99736CoolbreezeParticipant
Lol thank you!!!
25th March 2020 at 7:19 pm #99791IwantmebackParticipant
Absolutely camel.I love being over 50. My ex is the same fizzy, can’t pass a mirror! I look at him and he does nothing for me. But then I know the monster he is. Ive yet to look at another man and think I’d like to get to know you. Tbh I really don’t want or need a man in my life to make me whole. We are whole beings before these men came into our lives, their egos can’t accept this.
5th April 2020 at 3:16 pm #100355bravelassieParticipant
i am so in agreement with you.Thanks for sharing and make me smile.x*x
2nd May 2020 at 10:30 pm #102320CamelParticipant
Hi all, I’ve been offline for a while and had forgotten I’d posted this! So glad I made you laugh!
I used to know a guy who had the nickname ‘(removed by moderator)’ because his shirt was so tight over his massive beer gut that if a button popped it would take your eye out. He was approaching 50, with false teeth that would slip when he talked and a big sweaty head. Despite this he would park himself with a good view of the street and drool over passing ‘talent’ – generally young enough to be his daughter. Fortunately he was likeable in other ways and we got on but I found his level of delusion incredible. His view of himself was so left field of reality it was hilarious.
But he isn’t a funny one-off. How many of you have been propositioned by a man like Buttons?
How many times have we thought, even for just a moment, that Buttons is better than nothing?
Lord save me from the desperation of settling for a Buttons!
3rd May 2020 at 12:29 am #102327IwantmebackParticipant
Hi @camel, yes definitely save us from those Buttons🙈🙈🙈 being over 50, I’m comfortable being me, certainly became more so since I left my oh. No longer worried about being called frigid,or a les..an just cos I won’t entertain a guys advances. These mem are so delusional, i don’t think they actually own a mirror.
Humour is a great healer, it helps us so much
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