Dating and relationship advice for men
I received the message below from Mike, a 53 year old guy who has been both widowed and divorced, and who has some words of wisdom for men over 50. If you water your own grass, it won’t be greener on the other side of the fence. I don't see that changing and worry and almost hope it will not survive.
Thought I would share, and in italics below are my comments. Jackie, I wanted you to know that I loved your piece from Sept 3. I crossed that personal Rubicon in 2012, and can say with certainty that I’ve learned more in the past 3 years than I did in the previous 50. I imagine a life without them as stress free and adventurous but also lonely, hedonistic and even self-destructive.
It’s best not to try to make something that is meant to be seasonal or temporary into a lifelong relationship.
Another secret for a long marriage: Both partners need to commit to making it work, no matter what.