I recently heard—true story, I swear—of a woman in her 60s who was widowed unexpectedly and two years later married a Canadian mountie. " You immediately lump yourself in with a designated sorry category that, I'm going to argue right here, doesn't truly exist. In all those social science studies of singles versus marrieds, everyone knows that the singles group is considered the unfortunates. To find answers, you have to truly embrace this stage you're in now.Another woman, a landscape artist obsessed with her work, turned down man after man on the grounds that they were wrong for her, then, to her tsking friends' astonishment, ran off with the right one. That's why it's always news when they find—who would believe it? Nowadays we're all single at some points in our lives, involved at others, which is why it gets you a whole lot farther to ask yourself, "How can I make the most of whatever stage I'm in? Do that and, paradoxically, you're more likely to end up with a boyfriend—for reasons I'll explain—but you can't be doing it to get a boyfriend.Last summer, when I lived in the country, an ad for a local dating service would come on the radio every time I drove around. Then an announcer would cut in and tell her to go to speed-shuffle date night; her friends would soon be choking with envy, he'd imply, and each time I'd think, Yeah, right. If you've been without a partner for a while and aren't happy about it, it's natural to wonder why.
Zu den touristischen Anziehungspunkten gehören insbesondere die traumhaften Strände an der Schwarzmeerküste, die zahlreiche Seebäder wie Varna oder den Goldstrand bietet, sowie die reizvollen Berglandschaften mit den beliebten Gebirgskurorten, beispielsweise Borovez im Balkangebirge.
You're single because you moved to New York, where the odds are tipped in favor of men, and not to Alaska, where they aren't.
Or because you take jobs that keep you at the office till the dead hours, or because you keep falling for married men, or because your husband died, or because you're over a certain age, which, beginning at about 25, is generally ten years less than what you are right this minute. You consider cashing in your career and moving to Anchorage, or signing up to be a mail-order bride to China—and then you weep.
He was impressed by Serov and Balakirev as well as the classical values upheld by the conservatory.
Both the progressive and conservative camps in Russian music at the time attempted to win him over.