I'm not a believer in pragmatism and convention in love, though. I'll take my chances, foolish as they may be, because what I know now that I'm in my 50s is what I've always known deep inside.
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Of course, it'll be a mess. But it will be your mess. And it will be a whole lot of fun to clean up. After all, you're only in your 20s. You have time.
Mostly, I think we got very, very lucky. But along the way, we couldn't help but learn how to love each other better. Here's a little of what I've discovered along the way.
I think relationships get better with age, and mine certainly has. If I knew in my 20s what I know now, I would have avoided abundant heartache.
60 finds me in a good place, which is sleeping next to the man I love every night. I'm not sure that makes me an expert on relationships, but it does mean I've figured a few things out about sharing your life with someone.
No offense to my 20-something sisters, but I wouldn't trade places with you for all of the mind-blowing orgasms in the world. So, here's a brief rundown of what I've learned.
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