Moving on too Quickly Obsessing Over Your Ex Evaluating the New Love Interest Recognizing If You Are Avoiding an Emotional Connection Determining If You Are Changing Your Daily Life and Behavior Community Q&A Ending a relationship requires healing and closure afterward.
It takes time and it takes work and it isn’t always easy.
Or look at 65-year-old Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, who made 34-year-old theater producer Sally Humphreys his (third) bride in December 2012.
You don't hear as much about what I refuse to call "cougars": women substantially older than their male partners.
And both you and your 11th-hour soulmate will congratulate yourselves for having the gumption to step off the cakewalk of same-age coupling.
Pepper Schwartz is AARP's love and relationships ambassador.