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Love in midlife: back in the game at 50

You're never too old to fall in love, you're never too old to get your heart broken and you're never too old to bounce back, writes Aine O'Connor

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Aine O'Connor and her boyfriend Diego. Photo: David Conachy

Aine O'Connor and her boyfriend Diego. Photo: David Conachy

Aine O'Connor and her boyfriend Diego. Photo: David Conachy

When you're young you expect to fall in love. When you're not so young it can take you by surprise.

It's not necessarily that you've given up; it's perhaps just that you imagine that love in middle age will be more sedate.

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