(Closed) Is it still possible to start over at 35?

posted 4 years ago in 30 Something
Post # 16
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Sugar bee

My Mom married my Dad when she was 40 and then had me later that year. The two love the hell out of one another and at times it is boarderline gross. 

Post # 17
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

I am 34 years old. A year ago, my boyfriend dumped me out of nowhere and moved cross country. 

I was in shock. When I found out he was leaving his child alone with his exwife, I realized he wasn’t worth mourning. 

I asked out a man that I had liked for years. We’re getting married in July. We both knew by the third date that there was no one else in the world. 

Post # 18
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

My ex husband walked out and left me with a 3 year old just as I was turning 30. I met my wonderful new husband and remarried at 33. We had our daughter together when I was 34. Its definitely not to late to start a new beautiful life!

Post # 19
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2018 - Our Backyard

Yes! I was 37 when I divorced, quit my job, sold my home (at a huge loss), and moved to a different city to go back to school full-time. I just graduated with my doctorate degree in music and have been with a wonderful man for almost three years! We recently bought my e-ring! Life is wonderful now!!!

Post # 20
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

My aunt broke it off with her D-bag Fiance and canceled the wedding at age 36… I forget which age she met my uncle, but they got married when she was 42 and they have two beautiful, healthy children now! It’s never too late! 

Post # 21
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Buzzing bee

I met my Fiance when I was 33! 

Post # 22
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Helper bee

Be strong.  He doesn’t want what you want.  Don’t lose sight of what you want.  Break off this relationship that isn’t going to end the way you want it too.  Somewhere, there is probably a man who will be happy to give you what you want.  But if you are tied up in this dead end relationship you’ll never find out.  Wish you the best of luck.

Post # 23
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2016

Yes!! I’ll be 37 when I get married later this year. I was 33 when we met.

Post # 24
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Newbee
  • Wedding: November 2016

Yes. I met my now Fiance at 43, two years after his divorce. I had serious, long term relationsips and a failed engagment from many years back. This is the happiest and most peaceful I have ever felt in a relationship.

My friend who is 39 got married for the first time last Saturday. Another friend remarried and had a beautiful, healthy baby girl at 41.

So at 35, you can absolutely still have it all. Just be sure to not let the past hold you back!

 

Post # 25
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Helper bee

My mom met my stepdad in her 40s. It is her 3rd marraige. Happy relationships can happen at any time! Also I have read your previous threads and am so happy and proud of you for making the decision to leave this situation. 

Post # 26
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2017

maxfluffy:  I’ll be 35 in December and I’m getting married next June. Fiance and I started dating last March (2015) And got engaged this March. Hang in there. My mom married my step dad in 99 and they are madly in love. It’s never too late! 💞

Post # 27
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

maxfluffy:  I’m 45 and getting married in less than two weeks. I am divorced but after my divorce I did not think this would happen to me. 

Post # 28
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2017

I was widowed at age 26, dated a whole bunch of losers, and finally met my Fiance at almost 34.  I’ll be 35.5 when we get married.  Yeah it’s not how I pictured life, but I’m so lucky that none of the losers worked out because I can’t imagine missing out on the rest of my life with my Fiance.  He’s that amazing (sorry to brag but I’m still in awe of how wonderful he is).  I’m really sorry your relationship is ending, I know it’s hard even when you’re the one making that decision, but it sounds like you have a good reason for moving on.  When you find the right one, it will be worth the wait and turmoil of all the previous relationships.  I hated hearing that when I was single, but it really is true.

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Post # 29
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2016

Girl I truly believe you can start over at any age and I applaud you for making your happiness a priority. I admire your bravery because I know how scary it can be. Sending you hugs 

Post # 30
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

I got married at 37 and we’re expecting our first baby now (I’m 39) so yes it’s definitely possible.

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