Interesteing but very far from reality.
My experience has been the same, although the author is certainly right that the pickins become incredibly thin the older we get. I can't remember the last time I met anyone in the course of my everyday life that was even a *possibility*. That's why I did OLD for
So, in a lot of ways, it's probably
FG, thank you for acknowledging my postings.
That's an interesting take on the situation.
Like you, I have been divorced for many years. I was not afraid of losing my autonomy, but I was in no hurry to become a stepmother either. I really haven't accepted that I will be single the rest of my life, even though I acknowledge that it is a distinct possibility.
SOS SOS SOS
As you all know I am 57 and if I make it this year going to be 58 in April..
This may not help, but there are a ton of people without a significant other, too. I think when you're not in a relationship, it seems you notice people in relationships more.
And remember, not everyone in a significant relationship is happy with that person. My unscientific theory is that 25% of married people are really happy, 25% are reasonably happy, 25% are fairly dissatisfied, and 25% are miserable.