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So many gay relationships start in fiery love – in my middle 60s is something else possible? | Leading questions

There’s a difference between a fast-burning affair and a sustaining connection, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith, and you are better prepared than ever for the second

As a gay man in his middle 60s I have begun to wonder if being alone will be my lot. I have two dogs and a cat, I am not well-off but I survive OK at present and still work.

Without children or close family nearby, I crave a relationship with mutual love, care and respect. So many gay (and no doubt other) relationships start in fiery love and/or sexual encounters, something I seem to be past. Is it possible to find someone attractive and caring and compatible at this age I wonder?

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