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(In all honesty, that’s a panic I might, sometimes, exaggerate: growing up in New York, I only recently learned that anyone gets married before thirty-five.) And it’s not about lowering standards, or settling.
It’s just about knowing that there are different sorts of people out there who I can connect with in different ways.
And that I have no idea what they’ll be like until I meet them.
Oath will also provide relevant ads to you on our partners' products.More important than all these things is this: that, in all likelihood, you will find yourself surrounded by a large number of middle-aged women.I’m aware, this demographic is not without its’ accompanying pitfalls.And still: I can’t articulate what I want in a boyfriend? There are qualities–curiosity, humor, warmth, to name a few–that I’m pretty sure I require from everyone I care about. In many ways D was far from the image I had of the type of guy I go for, and he turned out to be a great companion: someone who satisfied and intrigued me in ways I couldn’t have been predicted before I knew him.But what seems more significant is the realization that–as Neil puts it–I have no idea what my next lover will look like. Same for the person I’m (slowly, cautiously) seeing now: he’s totally different from me and from my expectations of who I’d be compatible with. I swear: this is not code for I’m-panicking-about-my-age-and-need-to-get-knocked-up-so-will-dare-to-date-anyone.