Divorce

Post image for ‘Gravity,’ Sandra Bullock, fear & getting what you want

Sandra Bullock knows about fear. She’s had to deal with a cheating husband, divorce, single motherhood, aging, adoption. I’m not sure how losing out on the 2014 Oscar for Best Actress impacts the mix, but I’ll bet she’ll be fine.  I’m a fan because she is such a survivor. Recently, she amazed me during a pre-Oscars interview that […]

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Post image for I’m on Match.com with the hot over-50 crowd, no joke

So, I met a guy…and now I’ve got your attention! Well, it’s actually true. Match.com, to my shock, has become quite the meeting place for 50- and 60-somethings. Could it be that older is the new younger? This is a super-dramatic improvement from July 2010, when 54-year-old me quit online dating in disgust. The whole […]

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Post image for Being single might be better after all

Valentine’s Day is on the horizon and the view from my solo perch is just fine. Of course, as an incurable romantic, I will always hold out hope of someday being with someone special who is worthy of my exceptional  charms. Until then, the occasional lonely moments are just part of life’s natural rhythms. Thankfully, […]

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The latest federal statistics on Asian immigrants are out and my jaw dropped. Wow: 25% of all the foreign-born folks in the United States are now from Asia. They are more likely to be married and living in multi-generational households. Four states have more than half a million Asian immigrant residents, including…Texas.  With these new […]

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Post image for It’s National Unmarried & Single Americans Week

Yeah, really — we’ve got a thing called National Unmarried & Single Americans Week. Granted, this is not a jazzy-sounding event. But hey, I’ll take it anyway. Single folks, we deserve the attention! And I could use a pat on the back right now. There is so much that I do all by my onesome, […]

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A friend wants me to post her heartbreaking tale — in hopes that she can save others from the same fate. As she wept the other day, I listened with horrified fascination to a situation that never, ever crossed my mind before. Oh, the price of love… Once upon a time, there was a second […]

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