Tag Archives: midlife dating

In praise of marrying later in life

I’ve often said that it’s not that I didn’t make mistakes—I just didn’t marry them. I remained single until I was nearly 44. I’m in awe of people who marry in their teens or twenties and are able to stay (happily) married for decades, but I wasn’t anywhere near ready to make that kind of […]

Dating and the art of social intercourse

I saw this saying on Facebook the other day: The older you get, the sexier it is when someone can carry on an intelligent conversation. I agree. In my twenties and thirties, the barrier to entry, so to speak, was relatively low. Physical attraction (aka lust), too often fueled by alcohol, invariably trumped intelligent conversation […]