A beautiful article on love, ageing, life, optimism, making choices, and listening to yourself – written very honestly, and without stigmas.
Finding Love Again, This Time With a Man
By HARRIS WOFFORDAPRIL
AT age 70, I did not imagine that I would fall in love again and remarry. But the past 20 years have made my life a story of two great loves.
On Jan. 3, 1996, the telephone rang just before midnight, interrupting the silence of the hospital room. From the bedside of my wife, Clare, I lifted the receiver. “Please hold for the president.” Bill Clinton had heard that Clare, struck by acute leukemia, was fading. She listened and smiled but was too weak to speak.