“We have a generation of women who think that they can just have IVF and everything will be fine,” she says. Try: e Harmony, the League, Twindog Mostly D’s: Miranda Hobbes Who has time to swipe?“The odds are against you once you start having IVF, and the odds are against you over the age of 35. Apps and sites that weed out the slackers and the stupids will push you in the right direction.
You’re not just looking for any old dude; you’re looking for a good fit, so when it comes to your profile: “Be authentic. “It’s not retro to want to get married and have kids,” she says. There are so many fascinating people in my city, and I know most of them.
“Nothing’s more important than who you love and who loves you back.” Sick of bad dates? “It’s all about timing, you gotta get ’em when their light’s on.” A.
Still, she wishes she would have started earlier and had more children.
“At 36, I had no idea how tired I could be,” she writes.
And to pretend that it’s easy to have a baby in your 40s or 50s is — it’s just selling women a false dream.