Cover Photo: A photograph of a person seated on a bench, flanked on either side by leafless trees—with tendril-like branches, resembling hands—and looking over a mountainous landscape
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Finding Love When You’re Forty and Happily Single

My identity is tied up in my singleness, my childlessness, and I’m not sure I want to let that go.


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Emily J. Smith is a writer and tech professional based in Brooklyn. She founded the dating app Chorus, and has published in The Rumpus, the Washington Post, Romper, Hobart, Slate, Medium, and elsewhere. She's currently working on a novel. You can follow her on Twitter at @emjsmith.