I realized that women 50 and over kinda have a new lease on life and view things so differently. You could say we matured a bit. This is just a fun article on 50 things women love about being 50 and over.
I hope you like it. Please share in the comments down below if I missed something!
I remember when I became a 50 year old woman I thought my life was over. Haha! Nothing could be further from the truth.
This year, I’ll be a 60-year-old lady, and typing that out seriously still freaks me out. How did I get here? Where did 60 years of my life go? Oooph!!!
How did being 50 years old or being 60 years old change you? Did you see things differently, too? Join the conversation and share your thoughts!
Without further ado …
What does a woman want most?
Seriously. What do we really want? This is a million-dollar question.
We want these things:
- honest and unconditional love
- a drama-free life
- good hair days, every day (haha)
- solid friendships
- and the list goes on and on
What do women want in a relationship?
R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Is that too much to ask for??
One of the things women love about being 50 is that we now have boundaries and a lot of self-respect and self-confidence. We don’t settle for less anymore. We know what we want, and we won’t settle for or put up with less.
We’ve gone through so much in life up to this point, and we are not interested in replaying all that drama and toxicity.
You could say we’ve matured!
Women love to hear that we’re loved, valued, appreciated, and so much more. The men they love must be perfect for them.
What is One Thing All Women Love?
Besides respect, I’d have to say that one thing all women love is honesty. We’re tired of lies and have no room in our lives for dishonesty. We’re tired of being cheated on, betrayed, and deceived.
So done with all that garbage!!!
50 things women love about being 50 (and even 60)
In no particular order of importance, here are 50 things women love about being 50. As you will soon see, they are mostly positive things women love about being 50!
1 We seriously don’t give a crap about basically anything anymore.
2 We wear what we want, and we don’t care if you like it or not (see #1). You might like the following article about what to wear over 50
3 Young men are attracted to us-super flattering, by the way.
4 We’ve retired or close to retiring-buh bye to 9–5 and that bee-otch in office #4
5 Our kids are grown and gone-love you see you bye!
6 Many of us have cute grandbabies to spoil rotten and then return to their parents
7 Happily divorced
8 Newly single and loving it
9 No makeup -we’re beautiful on the inside and don’t need all that crap on our faces anymore
10 We have boundaries now and know how to say NO and mean it
11 Every day is Saturday
12 We can stay in our jammies all day if we want
13 We can run around the house naked every day if we want
14 We know how to use a bullet
15 We don’t settle for crappy wine or men anymore
16 Road trips don’t have to be planned-just get in the car and go!
17 We don’t have to ‘save up’ for a new cell phone
18 Hello senior discounts in some stores-heck ya
20 Going out for meals alone whenever the heck we feel like it
21 Meeting friends for fun whenever wherever
22 Saying yes because and want to, not because we have to
23 Getting rid of ‘stuff’ we hoarded all our lives – hello minimalism
24 Booking a flight and going on holidays whenever we feel like it
25 We don’t stress over little things anymore
26 We love who we are, exactly the way we are
27 We don’t need to impress anyone anymore
28 We aren’t people pleasers anymore
29 We’re not doormats anymore
30 We’re no one’s ‘slave’ anymore
31 We can go to school and learn because we want to, not because we have to
32 We can tell more people to ‘eff off’ and mean it
33 We can eat breakfast for dinner or just have a bag of chips and pop!
34 We can volunteer as much as we want
35 We can do more things that bring us joy
36 We don’t need anyone’s approval or permission to do things
37 We’re wiser
38 We’re still young and have lots of life left in us to do more fun things, alone if we want to
39 Our friends totally get us, love us and appreciate us
40 We can get away with a lot of silly things because we’re ‘older’ — “oh officer no I didn’t see that sign!”
41 We flick fear and push the limits knowing that there’s always gonna be a safety net
42 We embrace change and love a challenge and adventure
43 We have a poop ton of freedom
44 We play by our own rules now
45 We’re picky about men because we can be (see #15)
46 We aren’t afraid of being vulnerable or transparent
47 No periods (halle-friggin’-lujah)
48 No more responsibilities — hehe
49 We don’t have to compete with other women — we lift each other up now
50 We are drama-free, gossip-free, judgment-free — just free, really
Ok this list may apply to all
I get that some of these things women love could possibly apply to women of all ages but…well, this is my list. See #1 again if you have to 😂
I may have missed some things and some things may not apply to you. What did I miss on this list? Drop it down below!
xo iva xo
Iva is the founder of Women Blazing Trails. She created this site back in 2019 to help other women over 50 start over again, find self-confidence and regain control of their lives and happiness. When she's not writing, she's driving around on her scooter in her tiny town of Panajachel, Guatemala feeding street dogs and helping the poor people here.