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Single again

Last night we saw the movie “How to be Single”. I found it to be very entertaining  and it made me ponder  what being single really means. The dictionary describes single as: only one, not of several unmarried or not involved in a stable sexual relationship an individual person or thing rather than a part […]

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The balance

I retired a year and a half ago. It is funny, I have worked all of my life in anticipation of the  “golden years”.  I actually doubted that retirement would ever be a reality. Sure, I did save…not as much as I could have though. It is fine line, a balancing act between saving for […]

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Height reversed relationships

In the majority of male/female relationships, it is the guy who is taller than the gal. It is statistically true that men are taller than women, but should this limit men from dating a woman taller than them self? Women often say that the reason they prefer taller men is that they like to wear […]

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The end

Something attracted you to the person you are about to break up with and it is good to keep that in mind when considering a move to end your relationship. Explaining your reasons for ending the relationship should be balanced with a few positives to be respectful of the other person’s feelings. You do not […]

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Age disparity

An age difference between a man and a woman is certainly a issue that has many ramifications that can present new issues as we age. Conventional wisdom has couples very close in age and often the man is just a few years older. There are many exceptions to this rule with large age gaps and […]

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Now that’s funny!

One of the most important factors in choosing a mate is humor. Is he serious all the time, or does he couple hard work and success with fun and laughter? We all need balance in our lives that includes healthy eating and exercise, but an often overlooked component is silliness and giggles. Nothing breaks the […]

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“Serial daters”

There are many on line dating sites to choose from, this is an indicator of how accepted shopping on line for a partner has become. I know friends that are almost addicted to the continual hunt even when they are in a relationship. As an on line dater myself,  I have realized the same people […]

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The Search

I am a 62 year old male, was married for 15 years and am now divorced. Meeting people is a bit more difficult at this age as compared with my youthful past. On line dating sites offer an opportunity to meet people although there are pros and cons to this approach. There are several alternatives […]

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Traveling together

You’ve always loved to travel and so does he, so why not take a trip together. After several discussions, you discover that you both have an interest in going to Australia. To test how it is to be with this person 24/7, you try a mini vacation. Everything goes great and it feels easy. You’ll […]

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