She Slipped Past My Age Filter

They never would have matched online. Luckily, he had three hours to kill at the airport.

Illustration: Brian Rea

By Ted Gup

I was 67 and waiting for the judge to decree the end of my 35-year marriage. To the world, by which I mean the world of women, it seemed that the intervening decades had made me all but invisible. In my mind, women did not…

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Weekly essays that explore the joys and tribulations of love.