“Don’t Take Dating So Seriously”: Relationship Advice From 3 Older Females

“Don’t Take Dating So Seriously”: Relationship Advice From 3 Older Females

My grandmother is rolling out a practice of dropping on the means home from Bridge Club. Her latest tumble were held while she had been holding a bag filled with fresh berries; as her body hit the pavement her valuable cargo went catapulting in to the atmosphere. Sitting upright from the New York sidewalk, her small frame shaking post-fall, she just had two concerns for passersby: “Is my fruit bruised?” and “Can you call my better half?”

Particular attributes that are human can’t withstand the test of the time — the accuracy of our eyesight, the effectiveness of our bones, the synchronicity of our limbs. But we often tend to grow even stronger in our convictions as we grow seemingly weaker on the outside, my grandparents have demonstrated that, internally. My grandmother’s human body could be fighting the adversary of the time, but her adoration for my grandfather (and fruits) stays an ally. (more…)