The lesson to all of you younger readers: take your love life seriously when you turn 30, instead of waiting until you’re 35 or 40. I do know when I was in my early 30’s, anyone in their 40’s seemed old to me! It’s been my experience that I seem to get alot of emails from the 50 and over crowd. "A seasoned woman is spicy," writes Gail Sheehy, the over-50-and-proud author of Passages and founder of the Seasoned Women's Network online. To find out, we asked Web MD readers, as well as a doctor (Christiane Northrup, MD, author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom); a clinical psychologist (Nancy O'Reilly, Psy D); and a retirement lifestyle specialist (Cynthia Barnett, Ed D).

Nobody's going to fault her for using Botox, dermabrasion, getting a nip and tuck. She knows that collaboration is a valuable part of being successful.

You can tell her you like or don't like it -- but that doesn't mean she's going to follow your advice. Today, there are entire web sites, companies, and services devoted to the over-50 demographic. She's forming partnerships with other women's businesses.

I am told that women want to settle down and have kids, etc., but their actions seem to be to the contrary.

At singles events, women come in groups and are reluctant to talk to men.

Thus, their target market remains women, 27-34 – who may not be ready to settle down quite yet.

These women still have money to make, places to travel and oats to sow.

One, that younger women are no longer interested in dating men who are even just slightly (3-5 years) older than them and sometimes want to date men 5-10 years younger then them. Alas, the women with whom he wants to get serious are 27-34.

Two, women seem to be content in the fact that they are independent and self-sufficient and have a career, family and friends that fulfills them and don’t seem to be interested in truly finding a relationship. This gives men time to court, fall in love, travel together, move in, get engaged, and enjoy a few years of childless marriage before starting a family.

I am working out, shopping, traveling, and enjoying my friends more and often.