What’s worse, she says, many of the men in your dating pool are freshly divorced -- and the last thing they want to do is dive back into a serious relationship.
And if the peer pressure doesn’t put you in agony, your biological clock will.
By 40, women’s eggs are at a greater risk for chromosomal problems, which means you become painfully aware that the window for having healthy children has started to close.
People just assume that it’s never going to happen for you.
That’s when we really give up.” You may feel like giving up at 35, but if you’re 40 and single, it’s a "living hell," says Treva Brandon Scharf, a dating expert and relationship blogger.
Before she married her husband at 51, Scharf “dated half the planet” but was still convinced she’d be single forever.