Dating is different when you get older. You're not as trusting, or as eager to get back out there and expose yourself to someone.
I am just hoping to meet someone who can discuss the world around them, is looking for more than just a date, and will cuddle on the couch and laugh with me.
However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them.
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