Play the dating game to find your brand soulmate
I identify with the characters and their struggles so much more than I did before. Because dating in your 30s is very different than dating in your 20s.
The playing field is narrower and you probably carry a little more baggage.
Tell them about the little details that attracted you to their online dating profile or discuss your shared interests. Read our advice articles to make your profile as attractive as possible and find tips on how to break the ice. Privacy: The information you provide will be used by International Limited and/or Dating Limited, Meetic’s group companies (by which we mean Meetic, any parent company of Meetic, and any subsidiaries of Meetic or its parent company), and their service providers located within and outside of the European Union (described herein as, the “Meetic Group”) in order to provide you with access to the Meetic Services.
If we are not able to resolve a complaint, you may submit it through the EU online dispute resolution platform at
Although I still think these things are great, now that I’m in my 30s, I know that I want more in a partner.
I have a nervous personality, so I need someone who can tell me to relax.
When you’ve been in a lot of unsuccessful relationships, a natural defense mechanism is to put your guard up.
If you don’t let anyone in, then you won’t get hurt, right?
When I was in my mid-20s, I wanted a partner who drove a nice car and could afford to take me to a fancy restaurant.
When you’re in your 30s, it’s much easier to become jaded and bitter; so many relationships have not worked out that you may start to think it’s never going to happen.
But it’s important not to let this negative thinking get the best of you.
The top qualities that you liked about these people are what you should look for in your next relationship. This doesn’t mean you have to pull one out and wear it.
Nearly everyone who is single in their 30s has dealt with some form of heartbreak—be it ghosting, cheating, or death. The third date is not a good time to discuss how your ex cheated on you for three years and you didn’t realize it until a scandalous photo was sent to you from an anonymous email account. Yes, your past has shaped who you are, but it’s your past—not your present or future.
You haven’t met the one, you’re not married, you don’t live in a beautiful house, and you don't have kids.