I was shocked at all the criticisms I received from men when I started dating in middle age. Instead of taking them to heart, I should have just walked away.
I finally realized that many middle aged daters were living in the past. Dating was an exercise in revenge against the people who’d failed them.
I wanted someone who was invested, and that meant caring about what I cared. A dead air conditioner showed me I'd found the right person.
I found love and learned not settle when I was 55 at one of the saddest points since my husband died. Don’t give up hope.
Recovering from Extreme Loneliness or Don’t Trust a Guy with 19 Guitars who Wants to Move in with You
Last year, a boyfriend (now ex) left me stranded on [...]