Dating after 25 years of marriage
You shouldn’t have to settle for anyone.”How it happened: “When I was younger, I thought I'd be married by my 20s.
As I got older, I started to realize it doesn't happen for everyone that way and marriage isn’t going to make you a better person or fix any problems.
Getting married didn’t matter to me as the years went by.
Plus, after my dad died, I thought, ‘I don’t have a dad to walk me down the aisle.’ A year-and-a-half after the split, my friend set me up with Alan, a guy she knew from her daughter's school.
Bars, in my experience, aren’t the place to meet someone.”, incomplete without a man.I liked the site because it asked unusual questions, like who’s your favorite superhero.I didn’t have high expectations, but after a month, Kevin contacted me.I kept saying to myself, ‘You just never know.’ Nine months into Match (and after dates with 10 to 15 other guys), Rod messaged me. He wasn’t like the typical guys I met—not phoney or ‘hey, look at me.’ We’re different religions, but our values are the same.And his grown kids were happy to see happy; they always made me feel welcome. Four months later we got married.”Her advice: “You get discouraged. When you get over 50, you say, ‘The chance of this happening is slim to none.’ But it happens. Put yourself into places where you may meet somebody.