However, I was attracted to traditional men who had typical expectations of a wife, and I knew any of them would try to change me. He was sexy, smart, kind and, best of all, comfortable in his own skin, so my success wasn’t threatening.
He has three kids, and I didn’t want to force myself into the family, so we waited a while to get married.”Her advice: “You can’t live for others’ expectations.
Not only that but she does it in a delightfully feminine and romantic way.
Make your single life as exciting as possible: Take risks, have fun, see the world and pamper yourself. In my 40s I thought, ‘I’m going be single for the rest of my life.’ But when I was 50, a mutual friend asked if I’d like to meet David.
If I wanted to buy someone or myself a gift, I did. And what my grandmother says about love is true: What doesn’t happen in years, happens in minutes.”How it happened: “I’d been a nun and left after six years because I wanted to get married. He’d been divorced, had no children and was happy being single.
Call her back the next day to find out if things went okay and give her some more good advice.
You may wind up handling it for her, and this will cement your relationship solidly.