Today a reader is presenting an alternative view to the theory that every woman, and certainly every woman in her 40s, wants to be in a relationship. She’s alone and thrives in it. That’s not so unusual as I have many single female friends in their 40s and older who enjoy their single status. Where I think she’s different is, well, read for yourself…
Has Facebook determined that I’m an unmarried woman in her 40s so therefore I must be looking for love? Is Facebook mocking me? Facebook is mocking me.
“I’ll be 40 in May and I’m sure I’ll never find anyone.” — So what’s the best way to respond to thoughts like this posted by women who are finding 40 to be far less than they expected?
While interracial marriage represents only about 7% of the marriages in the U.S., men don’t seem to have quite as many issues as some women do when it comes to “crossing the divide.” But as we enter our 40s and 50s desiring to be in fulfilling relationships, should race and ethnicity continue to play such an important role?
I’ve been journaling since I was about 14. That’s why it was pretty easy for me to go back to them and look at “the lists” I’ve created and recreated over the years. You know the list I’m referring to. It’s the list of desirable qualities in a mate, Mr. Right…“The One.”