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Withywindle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-22-09 09:00 PM
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29. Same here; I'll be 40 this summer.
My women friends - ranging in age from 20s to 60s - are great: we talk about writing, politics, sex, writing, music, writing, sex, books, writing, sex, travel, writing, movies, writing, sex, writing, pets, writing, sex, writing, history, writing, sex, writing, food, sex, science, writing...

And sometimes we talk about writing about sex!
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  -I'm starting to hate hanging out with women my age. gbate  May-22-09 12:28 PM   #0 
  - Well, I don't have kids,  cwydro   May-22-09 01:11 PM   #1 
  - Yeah but they are wrong  rcrush   May-22-09 01:18 PM   #2 
  - Their brand names and their perfect houses are.  gbate   May-22-09 01:19 PM   #3 
     - I eavesdropped on a conversation while I was at lunch a week or so ago  Symarip   May-22-09 01:23 PM   #4 
        - I would walk over calmly, place a .38 on the bar and tell them to just end it all now. nt  Javaman   May-22-09 02:05 PM   #5 
        - They would probably clean it for you.....nt  old mark   May-23-09 05:32 AM   #40 
        - Of course the big question out of that conversation IS:  RoadRage   May-22-09 03:29 PM   #13 
        - Were they talking about the carpet and drapes (yawn)  XemaSab   May-22-09 04:39 PM   #19 
        - Yawn  Symarip   May-22-09 06:42 PM   #21 
        - are we not men? are we not pins?  Quantess   May-23-09 03:22 AM   #36 
        - Heck, I heard that conversation from 28 year old women 15 years ago  Lorien   May-25-09 01:12 AM   #74 
  - Just a guess... but I doubt their vapidity has anything to do with their sex or age.  redqueen   May-22-09 02:06 PM   #6 
  - Agreed.  cwydro   May-22-09 02:13 PM   #8 
  - Yep...  CoffeeCat   May-22-09 02:38 PM   #11 
  - true  dana_b   May-24-09 10:06 PM   #66 
  - My single friends talk about tv shows a lot  CreekDog   May-22-09 02:08 PM   #7 
  - Truth be told, I never have liked hanging with most other women.  davsand   May-22-09 02:24 PM   #9 
  - that's a tad severe.........  Darth_Kitten   May-23-09 08:34 AM   #43 
     - "A good female friend is a gem." YES!! Absolutely!  davsand   May-23-09 11:41 AM   #51 
  - I'm 45 and I find most women in my age group...  CoffeeCat   May-22-09 02:33 PM   #10 
  - What in the world's going on back there Stateside?  DFW   May-23-09 09:03 AM   #45 
  - well see, there were the'80, then the '90s, and then there was 2000-2006....  Schema Thing   May-23-09 10:28 AM   #46 
     - Is THAT what happened?  DFW   May-23-09 11:22 AM   #48 
  - Agreed.  Lorien   May-25-09 01:18 AM   #76 
  - Threads like this make me glad I'm an introvert. nt  Dora   May-22-09 03:27 PM   #12 
  - No. Just be happy that you refuse to be friends with annoying people.  Quantess   May-23-09 04:53 AM   #38 
  - Ditto!  elleng   May-24-09 08:33 AM   #56 
  - i have very few close female friends  fizzgig   May-22-09 03:30 PM   #14 
  - Yes, with most men they care about you, want to talk ONLY about you, and  Darth_Kitten   May-24-09 10:01 AM   #60 
  - Me.  Sequoia   May-22-09 04:15 PM   #15 
  - Holy fuck. My friends talk about books, politics, movies, silly shit, but not kids  REP   May-22-09 04:18 PM   #16 
  - You go, girl  Missy Vixen   May-22-09 08:32 PM   #26 
  - Same here; I'll be 40 this summer.  Withywindle   May-22-09 09:00 PM   #29 
  - Sweet  Juche   May-23-09 11:22 AM   #49 
  - ha!  dana_b   May-24-09 10:09 PM   #68 
  - I like talking baseball with the guys.  azmouse   May-22-09 04:29 PM   #17 
  - And they have the nerve to call tv shows of housewives like that "real"  MrScorpio   May-22-09 04:33 PM   #18 
  - I know what you mean.  Dulcinea   May-22-09 04:45 PM   #20 
  - Oh, please come to MY house--I need you!!!  coffeenap   May-22-09 07:12 PM   #22 
  - Come hang out with me.  GoddessOfGuinness   May-22-09 07:22 PM   #23 
  - I'm a classical music freak...  Manifestor_of_Light   May-23-09 02:32 AM   #33 
     - Come on up!  GoddessOfGuinness   May-24-09 07:53 AM   #54 
        - I'm in Texas. East Texas.  Manifestor_of_Light   May-24-09 10:26 PM   #70 
           - Do you know where Ennis is?  GoddessOfGuinness   May-25-09 12:41 AM   #73 
              - Sure do. It's on I-45 North of Corsicana.  Manifestor_of_Light   May-25-09 01:18 AM   #75 
              - Oh, I'll let yu know when I put together my next CD.  Manifestor_of_Light   May-25-09 01:19 AM   #77 
  - There are bunches of spectacular "middle aged women" right  annabanana   May-22-09 07:25 PM   #24 
  - Young women are highly overrated  MajorChode   May-22-09 07:54 PM   #25 
  - You really think that's a function of age?  Left Is Write   May-22-09 08:35 PM   #27 
  - Yep! And I will go out on a limb here  Shell Beau   May-22-09 08:39 PM   #28 
  - You are cotrect, men do...  RetroLounge   May-24-09 10:04 AM   #61 
  - You're right. It just seems like most of the shallow dolts I come in contact with are my age.  gbate   May-22-09 09:24 PM   #30 
  - We middle-aged men are much deeper individuals  kwassa   May-22-09 10:17 PM   #31 
  - HAH!  zanne   May-22-09 10:21 PM   #32 
  - I hang out with men who have NO interest in sports.  Manifestor_of_Light   May-23-09 02:33 AM   #34 
     - well they aren't real men, of course.  kwassa   May-24-09 08:57 PM   #63 
  - Am I still middle aged at 57?  Digit   May-23-09 03:06 AM   #35 
  - I know a fabulous middle-aged woman who is not at all superficial  DFW   May-23-09 04:10 AM   #37 
  - Wow, she's a cutie!!!!  Darth_Kitten   May-23-09 08:31 AM   #42 
  - That pic was 2 years ago, when we were 55  DFW   May-23-09 08:58 AM   #44 
     - Looks like she's changed very little over the decades  Lorien   May-25-09 01:22 AM   #78 
        - Germans can be stubborn that way  DFW   May-25-09 05:43 AM   #79 
  - Y'all make a beautiful couple!  Shell Beau   May-23-09 11:32 AM   #50 
     - Thanks! Actually she's the beautiful part  DFW   May-23-09 12:19 PM   #53 
  - g, you should stop hanging out with STUPID people of an age -  old mark   May-23-09 05:31 AM   #39 
  - I hate it when women in late thirties and early forties.......  Darth_Kitten   May-23-09 08:28 AM   #41 
  - Yes, Gizmonic, my sweetie.  Deep13   May-23-09 11:06 AM   #47 
  - You're clearly hanging out in all the wrong places.  L. Coyote   May-23-09 11:42 AM   #52 
  - Sure!  elleng   May-24-09 08:24 AM   #55 
  - Yeah, I pretty much feel the same way.  distantearlywarning   May-24-09 08:43 AM   #57 
  - Weren't these same women caring about different superficial crap when they were younger?  NJmaverick   May-24-09 08:47 AM   #58 
  - Yes  tavalon   May-24-09 09:25 AM   #59 
  - All so-called middle aged women talk about are their digestive upsets...  Darth_Kitten   May-24-09 10:04 AM   #62 
  - Are these coworkers or neighbors?  travelingtypist   May-24-09 09:02 PM   #64 
  - I'm a middle aged man putting myself through school, drooling over a Chevy Volt, and LONELY as hell.  Deja Q   May-24-09 09:06 PM   #65 
  - me, darling  Skittles   May-24-09 10:09 PM   #67 
  - Ass kickers like you are never boring, Skittles  SeattleGirl   May-24-09 10:16 PM   #69 
     - damn straight  Skittles   May-24-09 10:31 PM   #71 
  - that's not an age thing, i know plenty of dullards and bores in all shapes, sizes and vintages.  AlCzervik   May-24-09 10:35 PM   #72 
 

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