Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
I have been rather lonely for quite a long time now. And I turn 40 next year, so I'd better put a stop to this pretty quick...guys my age aren't supposed to be lonely. We're supposed to be married.
Oh please, there's no "supposed to be." You are what you are, and if you want to be something different, you take steps towards that. Guys your age aren't supposed to be anything but almost-40.