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I do not want someone who is waiting for my ambition to subside and my children to get away from me.
It is not that I do not know how to relax, but that I never want to be great at relaxing.
, author and Northwestern University journalism professor Michele Weldon explores all the nuances and metaphors of that phrase.
He was Catholic and wanted to remarry and didn’t see the point of going much further if I didn’t conform to canon law.
Through a cancer diagnosis, kids’ injuries (all three were wrestlers) and challenging workload, she maintains her humanity and humor. In the time since my divorce, most of my first dates were coincidentally the last dates because I couldn’t wait to get home and call a friend or one of my sisters to laugh.
The following excerpt is a shortened version of Weldon’s chapter on the challenges of dating as a single, midlife parent, titled simply: Raising the boys alone without financial assistance or physical reprieve kept me occupied, if not impatient. “How often are your boys away for the whole weekend? “Never.” I noticed a perceptible shift in his demeanor. I liked being able to relinquish control, even if just in the restaurant ordering wine.
Sometimes we do not want to be the only one to take out the garbage and drive to the store.
Sometimes we are so tired of being together and in charge, we do not even want to talk, listen or pick out a movie.