The Cost of a Boyfriend
The Cost of a Boyfriend is a humorous and honest reality tale about being brought up in a household of three generations of ‘new’ men: my grandad's; my uncle and father's; and my three brothers'. In the middle of this, I couldn’t help but be self-sufficient and capable. I certainly saw no reason to waste my time searching for my own man, except possibly for sexual purposes and moving heavy objects.
Having travelled around the world teaching, working in IT and singing in some inappropriate places, I found myself turning fifty in perfectly pleasant Cheshire and seriously considering that now might be the time to find a partner to accompany me into old age.
But what would the physical, mental, emotional and financial cost of this decision be?