My breath stopped short. Women spoke wistfully of their dates, which weren't so much "dates" as "appointments. Jennifer Aniston: Or Donuts. There's nothing like watching your gorgeous, good-natured, snowboarding, ladies' man nephew undergo weeks of heavy chemo to make you stop feeling sorry for your lonely self. Suddenly, word got out:
Music, kids, family, friends, margaritas, standing shoulder to shoulder with your man, arguing over how long to cook a rib eye.
Dating After 40
My "program," as one candidate told me, is too filled up for most men. I have small children, I don't want to get serious, my life's complicated, I have a very sick kid at home. Puppies, I called them. Candi-date Number 2 would say. Adam Levine: He was lying; I wasn't.