My wife and I will celebrate our 53rd wedding anniversary this July. If I lost her, I’m not sure I’d want to date anyone on any serious level, but you never know, right?

I don’t think age matters if you agree on the important things, like Hawaiian pizza and how often you’d let that much salt into your body. But I’d be very leery of getting serious, because I’m getting on and I never want to be the guy some woman has to care for. It’s nice to think that you’ll be healthy until you die peacefully in your sleep, but that doesn’t pan out for most of us.

So I think I’d just cultivate friends I can talk to and stick to group activities. I realize that temptation could make that hard, but I would hope I could remain rational.

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