Dating after 50 an getting past friends
Curious and amused, Marta suggested that he come to her house and she’d order in sushi: “I want to hear you play.” Marta lives in a cottage filled with art and antiques.
Her piano is in her bedroom, so after lunch, Stephen played a Beethoven sonata while she sat on the bed.
Whether you're 35 or 75, it's never too late to fall madly (or gently and even sacredly) in love.
Just ask actress Ellen Burstyn and a host of other women who found themselves in the heat of romance when they least expected it. “I think he’s 80.” They’re still devoted to each other as my mother moves into her 90s, which fills me with awe. I’ve been unattached for seven years and have become very good at it.
Forty-six years later, Stephen wrote to Marta saying that his wife of 43 years had died of cancer, he was coming to Los Angeles to rehearse with his chamber music trio, and could he take her out to lunch?Five months after their reunion, she and Stephen were engaged.While Marta’s teenage love had made the first move, Sally Grounds, 72, set things in motion at her 50th high school reunion.Sally had run with the most popular girls and football players at University High in Los Angeles.At the reunion, Sally, who’s 51, spotted a man who was 65, trim, strong, and tan as a surfer—Gene Grounds.