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by Drew and Jim -- Fort Myers, FL
at what you've started!!!) This is from a retired
couple named Jim and Carol. They have only been
married 3 years, second marriage for both. Both
divorced, she 30 years ago, when her two kids were
very small, and her husband walked out. She started
selling real estate because she could make her own
Jim got his girlfriend pregnant while in business
school. Because they were very Catholic, it was
Detroit in 1970, they got married. Fortunately Jim's
wife's father was in finance at General Motors,
and he wanted to make sure his little girl was well
taken care of so Jim got the start to his career.
Jim's father in law finally died 5 years ago, and
after the funeral, Jim's wife asked him for a divorce.
Neither of them wanted the house anymore, and Carol
got the listing.
After the divorce was final, Jim called Carol, and
after more than a little convincing, she agreed
to go to dinner with him.
A year later he took a retirement buyout package
from GM, and they dated for another year until she
accepted his proposal (and prenup). They spend half
the year in a gated golfing community in Naples
Florida. And they drive a white Lexus convertible.
He takes care of the pool himself, and has a vegetable
garden. And they both have gin and tonics on the
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