Never give up on finding love after 60 - finding love in remote West Texas The June 5, 2015, On Life and Love After 50 newsletter featured a new widower, Larry, who wrote, “I am still trying to restart my life; my wife of 40 years died of lung cancer in early February (2015). I am coming to terms with my new reality, slowly, and have decided that living alone for x number of years is not for me.
“My problem is that I live in a very small town in a rural area of West Texas,
Week after week, it is the input from Champs that powers this newsletter. Without your comments, insights, and experiences, this newspaper wouldn’t exist. This week, there are four parts. Each is a result of a Champ stepping up and taking the time to write. Often, Champs respond to the previous week’s message, or an earlier newsletter. Such is what happened this week.
Part 1 - Why some women are content with just loving an image in a long-distance relationship and never me
I have often stressed to older singles the importance of getting involved in activities and making new friends. This week, Lynda, one of our newest Champs, emailed asking for advice on how to do that.
Lynda said: “I was a single mom for 17 years and was very involved in my children's lives and their activities. I have had the same type of work for 32 years and have moved a lot due to a military way of life. When I was in my 20s and 30s, making friends happened without even