I went to the shrink yesterday and

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  1. lhallam

    lhallam Member

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    was told that I am not crazy but these women I've been dating are out of their f*n minds. :eeks

    I thought dating in my 20's was tough, these 50+ yr olds are a whole other league of crazy. :nuts

    Right out of the gate I had three of the four I've been dating have a meltdown. I was beginning to think it was me, hence the shrink. Apparently it's not me.

    The Dr. told me that she continually hears these stories and that I am walking in a mine field. Apparently the sane ones are far and few between.

    After multiple disasters, the Dr. has one guy bring in his dates for her to screen! How bad is that?

    I understand where these women are coming from, they are getting older, been single for years and are scared of being old and alone. However, what they say and what they do are entirely different things.

    I'm going back into my hidey hole.

    For you brave souls, don your armor and be careful out there.
     
  2. Rick Lee

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    What sane woman would agree to that?
     
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    Let me ask my wife.
     
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    I learned that women are crazy in my 20's, you are blessed figuring it out just now....:D
     
  5. lhallam

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    I think the sane ones would. For one thing, they can find out about who they are dating as well.
     
  6. Staggerlee

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    Better date divorcees. At least someone out there thought they were sane enough at one point to put a ring on it.

    If they are still single even in their 30's (not to even mention 40's and 50's) that is a huge red flag right there.
     
  7. teefus

    teefus Silver Supporting Member

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    sounds like the shrink's rent is due and she is looking for more clients.
     
  8. lhallam

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    I learned that in my 20's as well, as I said, this is a whole nother level of crazy. One would think that by the time you have reached 60 you'd have a handle on who you are, what you want and how to get there.
     
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    On the contrary, eccentricities, weirdness and actual mental problems get exacerbated by age.
     
  10. lhallam

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    That would be a bad assumption.

    I've known her for over two years now for reasons other than me. One patient she cured in about 8 months after she insisted the psychiatrist take the patient off drugs.

    As for me, I talked to her maybe 5 times after my wife died in 2013 (grief counseling) but nothing regular. She is not pushy.
     
  11. Fred Farkus

    Fred Farkus Gold Supporting Member

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    Why do you think they're still dating? There's a reason for that.
     
  12. lhallam

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    I agree that if you don't handle your neurosis at a young age, it just gets worse and much harder to deal with as your mind wires itself.

    I witnessed it first hand with a male family member.

    I'm the first to admit I was not prepare for what happened in my case.
     
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    I am in my 50's and have dated my share of crazies. But I picked them, and it clearly has something to do with me too so I am working on that.
     
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    I can't date married women. These four are divorced. Guess I need to find the widows.
     
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    By chance, is it a doctor from on the top of Mt. Kwakkleberry???

    :huh
     
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    Shrink said not to ignore warning signs. If something doesn't feel right, even if it's small you are better off moving on. I tend to give folks the benefit of the doubt so this advice is not easy to take.
     
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    How did you know?
     
  18. Rick Lee

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    Yeah, but sex with crazy women is another level of awesome, as long as you can get away when the time comes.
     
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    Hence my one arm I had to chew off.
     
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    Ah, the l is for lefty.
     

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