Learning & Love at 60: Quite the Trip.

A beautiful post from one of my favorite bloggers…

Mary Katherine's Musings

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What does it mean to be in loving, authentic relationship with another human being?

If you had asked some 450 days ago, I would have readily offered answers and shared very definitive opinions on the subject. I have always been a keen observer of (not participator in) the rare and exotic qualities found among a handful of very fortunate couples. I thought I understood the territory of love and intimacy well. I knew nothing.

Learning to be in loving, intimate, and authentic relationship for the very first time at 60 has proven to be quite the head and heart trip – and a journey laden with paradox.

  • It is a solo journey and it is taken in the company of this chosen other.
  • I feel younger than I’ve felt in decades and I think I’m too old for this shit.
  • Love is a wildly exhilarating…

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