Forty and over dating
A 2013 report by the Reserve Bank of Australia found Australians aged 55 to 64 owned total assets that far eclipsed anyone younger than them.
Netflix has just renewed for a fourth season Grace and Frankie, a show starring Jane Fonda about the unlikely friendship and sexual experiences of two women in their 70s.This is because, compared to men in their twenties and thirties, older men are often drowning in baggage."Most of them had lost their house ...many of them had two [marriages], so they'd lost everything twice [in divorce]," says Carole Lethbridge, a 73-year-old woman living in the Blue Mountains.But according to Helen Razer, the reason these sorts of stories are appearing more frequently on our screens and in our books is profit.
Executives have realised older women "are among the society's biggest spenders", she said.Ms Daggett and the matchmaking company ended up settling out of court.Not nearly as fazed by these "dates from hell" was Melbourne-based columnist Helen Razer, who knows firsthand how perplexing — and amusing — dating as an older woman can be.It's a conversation that could've been ripped from the third season of Grace and Frankie, which revolves around a company that Fonda's character and her best friend, played by Lily Tomlin, establish to create vibrators for older women — their kids are embarrassed.