Relationships
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Jody Madala

Should Age Really Matter in a Relationship?

I’ve been thinking about age lately especially when it comes to relationships.

Men date younger women all the time and it’s no big deal, right? Is that because these women are fertile, can still have kids and generally look better the younger they are whereas men “age better” (though most of the guys I seem to know are all bald or balding, but let’s assume this is generally true)? READ MORE

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    I need to confess. I’m surfing my profile on Match.com. I don’t know if it’s allowed, but I don’t care. After selling my place in New York City earlier this year, I’ve become a bit of a vagabond. I don’t...Read More
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