The Ones Who Left Me Alone

When my marriage of 28 years ended, I started online dating. It was a big adventure to start dating at age 52 as a disabled woman. My husband was my first boyfriend and I never really went out with anyone else. I had a lot of surprises. For example, the disability wasn’t always an automatic deal breaker. I have a movement disorder due to a stroke 19 years ago. I was upfront in my profile about limping and walking with a cane. If you’re looking for someone to hike or ski with, I’m not the one for you. I’ll never know about who passed me over.

  • Things progressed to some sort of “relationship” which lasted as long as it was supposed to
  • I never heard from or saw them again

Young stroke survivor, mother, champion equestrian, tambourine player, storyteller,

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