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    On Being a SomethingPlusWoman

    A friend of mine alerted me to a whole string of recently published articles in major German newspapers, harping on the fact that “a 50plus woman” has such a hard time to find a partner. Or rather is very unlikely to ever find a partner. The logic was always simple and on the face of it quite striking: At 50plus, people (not only women?) are set in their ways and not willing to open up to the quirks and routines of a life with a new partner; Men always go for younger, crispy, shiny women anyways, turning a somethingpluswoman automatically to some sort of leftover; Men are intimidated by those…