Dear E. Jean: I’m 5’9″ and a size 6; I look great in clothes, lift heavy in the gym, jump rope between sets, have at least one orgasm a day, play the Brazilian drums, and started a fun new business in the Hamptons two years ago. I also ended a long relationship last year. So I’ve started to look around, and I’m beginning to realize my romantic prospects are dismal!
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Why? I’ve just hit 60. (That number sounds horrible even to me.) My Tinder “matches” have dried up! The idea that I will never have sex again is starting to look like a distinct possibility, which seems absurd! I’m very nice, approachable, and funny, and I’ve never had a problem attracting men. I just need to find men to attract! So the question is: Where are the men of appropriate age? —Or Am I Over the Hill?
Miss Hill, My Heliotrope: 1. Classic car shows. 2. Skeet clubs. 3. Golf courses. 4. Alumni dinner dances. 5. Boat races. 6. Habitat for Humanity. 7. Driving ranges. 8. Town meetings about “environmental issues.” You’re not over the hill, honey. You’ve sashayed to the mountaintop!
This letter is from the Ask E. Jean Archive, 1993-2017. Send questions to E. Jean at E.Jean@AskEJean.com.