Chaddock and Emilie Chaddock Egan (Ten Speed Press, 2005). "Love at Second Sight: Playing the Midlife Dating Game," by Nancy W.Collins and Mason Grigsby (New Horizon Press, 2004)."And the older people are, the more likely they are to have done their 'work.' But you'll meet these people who are still dragging all their old relationships around behind them like Marley's Ghost." Yes, the F-Zone can be full of specters.
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I remember feeling upset whenever I saw a man my age with a much younger woman. "I entered parenthood later in life, and I'd like to have more kids." A ticking clock can also speed up that "getting to know you" process.
"I went out with this guy once who said right off the bat that he wanted to have children," says Bonnell.
"The feeling is no matter what you do, it's not going to happen, so why bother? ' " Tick, tick, tick What's wrong, oftentimes, is that somebody — and I'm not going to mention any names here, Big Guy — forgot to rewind our damn biological clock.