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The Dating Deadline

At what point do we sacrifice romance for fertility?

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My girlfriends and I sit around our favorite Brooklyn restaurant, red wine flowing, lights dim. We’re all in our late thirties, have jobs we love, friendships we cherish, passions that keep us up at night.

And we are all single.




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Emily J. Smith

Emily J. Smith

Writer and founder of Chorus, the matchmaking app where friends swipe for friends. More at (or

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