“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. “— Nora Ephron
I honestly didn’t know if I could ever find love again. I’d already experienced “the love of my life” that flourished over 2 decades.
Do you get more than one soulmate in a lifetime? Mine was gone, but my desire to be in love didn’t go away with his sudden passing.
Years later, after a few dates and then a relationship that lasted far too long, I found myself longing for a meaningful connection, one where I could feel like the love of someone’s life.
More than that. I wanted someone who could challenge me intellectually, excite me physically, and love me no matter what.
In my workplace, I kept hearing horror stories of dating on the internet or meeting potential dates at the cocktail hour in a local restaurant. None of it appealed to me.
I was suddenly at a time when I...