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Men of a Certain Age

Last night, TNT premiered it’s new one-hour show, Men of a Certain Age, starring Ray Romano, Andre Braugher, and Scott Bakula.
Men of A Certain Age
Photo Credit: TNT

I haven’t seen the pilot show yet but it certainly looks promising, if just for the peek into a fictional male psyche, alone. There are a lot of things men simply don’t speak about publicly (or to womenfolk): their insecurities, frustrations, or motivation of why they do what they do.

When it comes to getting older, men are notorious for reacting in the most bizarre and outrageous ways*. Hey, I’m not judging, I’m just saying. What is it about getting older that “men of a certain age” seem to struggle with the most?

That will probably be the most captivating part of the show, gaining some insight into what some men have to deal with as they get older. Not to mention, how women and their relationships with us fits into everything.

After dating a younger guy, I admit that there are differences in dating “men of a certain age”  but I wouldn’t necessarily say it is better or worse. In my experience, it seems that the maturity level of a man determines how well (or poorly) he handles a dating relationship. What do you think?

Ladies, have you noticed any differences in dating men in their 20s versus dating men in their 30s, 40s, or 50s? What were they? How did you relate to them in terms of communication?

Guys, is there a particular age that a woman should take a man more seriously when it comes to relationships? How do you think a man’s age impacts his dating behaviors? At what age do men usually change how they relate to women?

*Disclaimer: Of course women react to growing older in bizarre and outrageous ways too. It’s all about the fellas today, though. You’re welcome.

316 comments Add your comment

Cemeeli

December 8th, 2009
1:57 pm

Thanks Fan & 2C.

Old school… :) .

Melo

December 8th, 2009
1:57 pm

Leggs,its hard to date in church coz for once,if the realtiosnhip fails and u go to the same church,thats very uncomfortable..

2)all pple going to church are sinners and some are more undercover sinners than others..so its kinda hard to play that dating game and running rings round ur fellow church member, all the while coming to church on sundays and coming to the alter,kneeling and doing the speak in tongue thang.
3) and u date in church u take it there then break up???ho ho ho ho ho,u have started another one there coz the tongues of most male members will be waxing lyrical,having heard of ur howling ways in bed,even the minister will be in on ur nocturnal tunes..not a good look :lol:

u wanna shake that booty..find smeone from another church! :lol:

czBrat

December 8th, 2009
1:58 pm

awwwww. I luv, luv, LUV aquarians! :razz:

Hello Professor. sorry i missed the blog awards.

JtJ

December 8th, 2009
1:58 pm

Hey Lady Leggs……lol….at the church punks!!

Hey Melo…….I see you aint’ changed a bit! The wedding plans are coming together slowly but surely. We found a nice place in Roswell. Booked & ret-2-go!!!!

kinderbabe

December 8th, 2009
1:58 pm

hey M./Sassy/Professor! Capricorns rock! i’m in the club too.:)

Lady J

December 8th, 2009
2:01 pm

Dream_n~ Soaring above the Fray~with 19 days until my Bday!

December 8th, 2009
2:01 pm

Aww man, I’m in staight music mode.

Marvin Gaye.. When Did You Stop Loving Me, When Did I Stop Loving You…

That song is straight classic!!!!!

Mo (aka Moeisha)

December 8th, 2009
2:02 pm

Melo you are a dayum mess!! LOL! So dramatic with the interpretation of church romances!

I once dated a guy that went to the same high school and church as I (this was well after high school)and when we broke up it was no problem.

Now when he got married…..issues arose cause wifey wasnt exactly fond of my presence (and she went to our church too). LMAO!

Cemeeli

December 8th, 2009
2:02 pm

Melo – So none of these men are taken? Where is that list?

Tazzee & JtJ:) sending some romantic holiday cheer ya’lls way.

weeee…

Melo

December 8th, 2009
2:03 pm

Dream_n??

democratic govts in africa…??

south africa
botswana
ghana
tanzania
mozambique
malawi

i think..the rest,a bunch of old cleptocrats,geriatics,..corrupt,dying in power.
Kinda ashamed actually!

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
2:04 pm

@kinderbabe ~ hello. Just making fun @ Capricorns since most of the month of December belong to Sags!

Cemeeli

December 8th, 2009
2:06 pm

Ali You’ve been flirting with Laura Ingall dude? lol…lawd!

Melo

December 8th, 2009
2:09 pm

So none of these men are taken? Where is that list?

Cee..well,u know these afr/america guys better than i do..

u heard Dan the other day(where is he?) saying well,he dont wanna comropmise some lady security by saying he got a girl or not……

thats a new dating game to me… :lol:

so the male list will have to be done by professional auditors! :lol:

M. (pronouced M dot)

December 8th, 2009
2:10 pm

@SlimOne

“I of course cannot speak for all, however, any guy friends that I’ve discussed dating an older woman with said it was sort of as if she took the lead…ESPECIALLY if she was well off $$$”

I meant to ask this…with these older women/younger men situations, do you think the woman will try to change the guy in some capacity or mold him into what she wants him to be?

Grace

December 8th, 2009
2:11 pm

so dudes have to ask about you in hopes it gets back to you – DK that’s a cowardly way out…there’s a guy in my church who is always eyeballing me during service, after service he makes sure he sways his way to give me a “close” church hug, and holding my hand will smiling and gazing in my eyes mumbling on and on about nothing as far as I’m concerned. I say if you’re interested, then step up, let it be known or you’ll get left behind.

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
2:12 pm

@Melo ~ no doubt I understand how hard it’s to date at church. Not sure if I would even want to do that. I’m not one to go to church every Sunday because it’s Sunday. I go because I want to be closer to God and be in his house, worshipping him. I don’t want to go just because it’s Sunday so don’t expect me there all the time. I was just going with the flow of someone showing interest by talking to another in the hopes it gets back to me. Hell, the one he’s telling is probably talking to other chicks in the church spreading the rumor of a relationship before one even starts.

Cemeeli

December 8th, 2009
2:13 pm

@ Melo – Professional auditors? lol you silly!

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
2:14 pm

“so dudes have to ask about you in hopes it gets back to you – DK that’s a cowardly way out…” Thank you, Grace. That was my only point! (lol)

Cemeeli

December 8th, 2009
2:15 pm

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
2:15 pm

Yeee Haawww!!

Grace

December 8th, 2009
2:16 pm

Leggs,its hard to date in church coz for once,if the realtiosnhip fails and u go to the same church,thats very uncomfortable..- I second that Melo same goes with co-workers, neighbor, and anyone in a close knit circle….

all pple going to church are sinners and some are more undercover sinners – well I thought that was the main reason behind going to church becasue you’re a sinner and want to learn to live right, just like when you’re sick you go to the doctor…

THE INFAMOUS DK aka DK ALI

December 8th, 2009
2:17 pm

see ya’ll not knowing hoe he asked.. Im sure it was a casual “Oh who is that, she sure can pray with the best of em” He cant say he would like to see her on her knees for other reasons..

THE INFAMOUS DK aka DK ALI

December 8th, 2009
2:18 pm

Professor

December 8th, 2009
2:19 pm

czBrat~ we did not hand the awards out. After careful consideration we decided to do them at the end of the year around 12/30. Stay tuned!

Grace

December 8th, 2009
2:20 pm

Leggs do you know who this guy is? Have he given you the church hug?

Dream_n~ Soaring above the Fray~with 19 days until my Bday!

December 8th, 2009
2:21 pm

hmmm…………… Church romance

Melo

December 8th, 2009
2:22 pm

just like when you’re sick you go to the doctor…

Grace??

so u date the church guy during the week then on wednesday,ur girl tells u,ur man was getting outa the aprtment next to hers with this girl..she a known heifer…and u and ur guy have words on thursday,friday and saturday..str8 up muther^&%$*(^$9 u heifer.!! :shock:

Come sunday,when the pastor calls all those who want to take the sacramento to come up front and kneel to the Lord as they receive it…ur man is no#1 on the line and u 5 slots back!

Hwz that for how we are living?? :lol: :evil:

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
2:22 pm

“He cant say he would like to see her on her knees for other reasons..”

Now that was the funniest thing said today!

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
2:25 pm

@Grace, I have no idea. I asked the 2 ladies who told me someone was asking about me not to point them out to me. If they’re interested, they would simply say hello. I see no harm in saying hello. I doubt he would stand there undressing me. If you need a “middle man” to get to me, I don’t necessarily need to know you.

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
2:26 pm

I meant to type “undressing me with his eyes looking all forelorn!”

Grace

December 8th, 2009
2:27 pm

I’ve yet to see a man in church that have peeked my interest. And please let me not start with the roaming eye pastor, you know the ones who always wanting to come over to your house to “bring you closer” to the Lord but the only thing he wants to bring closer to you is his(fill in the blank)

Grace

December 8th, 2009
2:29 pm

For Real

December 8th, 2009
2:29 pm

Snotty Nose: Hey Ms. Mam Professor.

Prof: Um hey..

Snotty Nose: What be wrong with you? Yo mamma made you go to bed early?

Prof: Um no I’m gown and don’t live with my mother.

Snotty Nose: Den what wrong with you? You didn’t wipe yo butt all the way? I do that sometimes and den it start itching and den I grind my butt in the chair to scrat…..

Prof: NO! Look don’t call me anymore OK! I am too old for you!!

Snotty Nose: Why you breven so hard?

Prof: Look boy, Im hanging up and I don’t want you to call me anymore!!

Snotty Nose: Ok Ms. Mam Professor but can I say one thang?

Prof: Sure..

Snotty Nose: Look at what my pee-pee do when I do this

Prof: OH MY DAYUM!!! 3200 Can I Touch It Drive!

Dream_n~ Soaring above the Fray~with 19 days until my Bday!

December 8th, 2009
2:30 pm

Professor, the car will be fixed in 2 hours!!!!!
Finally!!!

Grace

December 8th, 2009
2:32 pm

On Sunday’s granddad always took a back seat to the pastor….and he got the big piece of chicken too..:lol:

Melo

December 8th, 2009
2:36 pm

Huh? Melo

exactly!

Grace

December 8th, 2009
2:38 pm

LOL…Melo I’m not messing with you today.

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
2:40 pm

All I see w/that snotty nose skit is Martin Lawrence as the snotty nosed nasty no legged kid!

Melo

December 8th, 2009
2:41 pm

Its always funy how the preaching clergy wants to arrange how pple sit in church……

the dude knows of the few ladies who sit with their leggs wide open and he be on double duty..preachig and peeping…

Preacher: yes mrs shanneka and ms roblets and mrs shaznet,please come fill up these seats on the front and u the others,u can take the other ones,behind these.

what has that to do with preaching the word?? :lol:

Dream_n~ Soaring above the Fray~with 19 days until my Bday!

December 8th, 2009
2:44 pm

Melo you are a fool…

I’m out.. gottta get ready to pick up the re-newed vehicle!

Night Professor/Leggs/Melo/!

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
2:46 pm

Nite, Dream_n!

Professor

December 8th, 2009
2:50 pm

Dream~Zoom zoom zoom that is great news!

czBrat

December 8th, 2009
3:03 pm

can i just say that the s/o is still winning me over day by day. now he has taken to getting a supersize McD meal once a week until he gets me a complete set of those coke glasses … and that man does NOT do fast food! :)

Professor

December 8th, 2009
3:06 pm

czBrat~that is soooo sweet of your SO to collect those coke glasses for you.

Melo

December 8th, 2009
3:16 pm

who does fast food czBrat..U?

coke glasses??

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
3:31 pm

Did everyone take a leave of absence at the same time?

czBrat

December 8th, 2009
3:34 pm

no Melo. we both try to eat healthy, but i commented how much i like those vintage-look coke glasses that McD is giving away with supersize meals, so now he buys the junk food to get the glasses for me.

so nice to have met a man who spoils me like the Brat that i am :oops:

has everyone fallen asleep??? where’s the random blog chatter??

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
3:38 pm

Well, one thing for sure, Tiltilating Tuesday didn’t rear it’s head this week.

Sassy Me...juicy fruit..feeling yummy with 16 days til my birthday :-)

December 8th, 2009
3:39 pm

Did everyone take a leave of absence at the same time?

No Leggs not all of us. I’m lurking,posting and analyzing scientific data at the same time. Anyhoo, THEY SAY THEM CAPRICORNS ARE BAD MUTHA… shut yo mouf….but I was just talking ’bout them CAPS :mrgreen:

All this rain is makin’ me wanna backslide but I ain’t gonna….I ain’t

Read y’all tomorrow!!

Leggs

December 8th, 2009
3:39 pm

Or is that Tantalizing Thursdays???