Dating After Forty
It’s funny how these things work. I was very dubious about getting involved with a niche site, especially one about dating. But somehow, a whole series of posts has come to me, about the perilous experience of dating in middle age.
I am very fortunate that after a very tumultuous time in my twenties, I have been married to the same guy since 1992. But quite a few of my friends have found themselves alone in their forties, and the desire to fill that void struggles with the terror of “putting themselves out there”. Of course, with the divorce rate being what it is, they are not the only ones.
Several of these courageous people have agreed to let me share their stories on the dating website. Here is the first post in the series. Stay tuned for more!