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Thursday, September 1, 2005
   
Hey Bubby,

I really need some advice. I'm 26 years old single and have no kids. I have attended the same church for about 10 years now and love it there.

About 2 years ago an older man and his family started coming to our church (at that time he was married). Two years later, he is now 62 years old, has been in prison, is separated from his wife, has children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. This past Christmas after our Christmas play he asked my mom if I was married and every since then he has asked me out several times suggesting that he needs a good Christian woman.

I'm too nice to say anything to him or maybe too shocked. Can you help me? I'm at a lose for words.

sincerely,
Unwanted Advances



Dear Unwanted Advances,

At your age 26 - why would you want or even think of taking up with this old man? Tell him to join a Senior Citizens Group and there he will meet women his own age.

I know a lot of OLD MEN who are always trying to hook up with younger women. They think they are still young. You can be friendly towards him in church but I would not advise you to have any other business with him.

Find younger men so you can think more of a happy future instead of caring for an old man.

Good hunting.
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