I’m 56 and single. All things considered””my many neuroses being among those things to consider, the chances of me finding a woman with whom I’m likely to be able to enter into a romantic relationship are bleak at the moment. I use the word “bleak“? in the sense of the prospects of survival being a […]
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When I see a couple who have been married for decades and are still together, I have to smile. Don’t you? I mean, throughout all of those years, killing each other has never gone beyond the planning stage and, impossible though it may be to believe, for most of them it’s never been more than […]
I don’t hold a traditional view of God. In fact, I usually describe myself as an atheist, but that’s not entirely accurate. Despite not believing in a god as such, I do believe that there is an amorphous, conscious force that controls the universe and is out to get me. I came to this conclusion […]
Over the course of my adult life, I have not been very successful at starting new intimate relationships. I wasn’t good at it in my childhood either, but it didn’t bother me all that much back then. However, as I approached adulthood, thoughts about and desires for such relationships began to consume a far greater […]
One of the greatest of the many things that disturb me about aging is that it has created an intensely frustrating asymmetry. I am now far too old for many women who I don’t in any way consider to be too young for me.