New book "Good in a Crisis"
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|Thu, 03-15-2012 - 5:39pm|
I just finished reading this memoir by Margaret Overton. She's in her 50s, was divorced after many years of marriage and began dating (including online). In addition, she suffered a brain aneurysm. I thought it was a good read, and many older women on this board may find it validating.
I found her comments at the end interesting:
I stopped "dating" after Henry....I gave up the Internet, though friends still tell me it's the only way for a woman my age to meet a man. I find that incredibly depressing. Occationally I convince myself they're right; I sign up, pay for three months, quit after a day or two...I've begun to allow myself friendships instead, and consequently I feel more positive than I have in years about life and about men. Even so, I think it takes at least six months to know someone well enough to begin to let hope triumph over experience, to take the tiniest leap of faith...