It has felt a bit strange, then, that the article which inspired Stitch doesn’t appear on the Stitch blog.We thought it was high time we republished it here, updated to reflect what we’ve learned from the thousands of people who have registered for Stitch so far and told us their stories. We are all living decades longer than we once did, and are staying fitter, healthier (and in some cases, friskier) further into our wisdom years than ever before.In the past few years, I have watched many, many Christian television programs where people are interviewed about their struggles in life, and how they believe God helped them with that struggle or delivered them from it.Many of these people I am speaking of are Christian women who were very promiscuous in their 20s and some into their 30s.
In fact, we’re not sure you could even call it an “announcement” …
Are there any differences that should be considered when dating as an older adult?
There are now many adults who are 35 that have never been married, or who are returning to single life after a divorce or death.
You gave little thought about making decisions that would impact you for a lifetime. After rolling into your thirties, you suddenly see life as slipping past you.
Taking risks was fun and if one thing (or relationship) did not work out, you hurt a little but moved on. Seemingly, you do not have as many choices, and the ones that you have made have now turned out to not be such great ones. These thoughts and realities cause you to change your standards.