Laura, an extremely attractive FOF woman, was the only unattached guest at a lovely dinner party I attended last night.
While we dined on poached salmon, yummy brussel sprouts and gorgeous grilled vegetables, Laura told me her husband died of cancer eight years ago. She’s had one long-term relationship since then, which ended recently.
An independent woman (Laura is involved with her husband’s real estate business), she has a grown son and daughter. She’d like to meet a new man, but isn’t interested in web matchmaking.
I offered that she should register with a dating service that pairs successful men and women. She seemed to like the idea. “I’ll get you the name of a reputable ‘matchmaker,’ from a friend,” I said.
Laura and I walked together a few blocks after the dinner and continued our conversation about men. “I have engagements practically every night because I don’t like to be alone,” she told me. “It would be nice to have companionship.”
“Yeah, even when David and I don’t say too much to each other and we’re both working in our own corners of the apartment, it’s nice to know he’s there,” I told her.
We approached my building and said goodnight. When I got inside my apartment, there was David. He hadn’t come to the dinner. But he was there waiting for me.