Original article is published by the New York Post, read the full article here! “Dating is a lot more complicated” “I was like Mr. New Jersey,” says Matt Sweetwood, a recent Battery Park transplant from Millburn, NJ. “I had grown up there, went to Rutgers, and raised five […]
I had gone through the divorce from hell but I still hoped to find that elusive and special woman that I could spend the rest of my life with. I hadn’t dated in over twelve years, but with a lot more life experience and little more confidence, I thought I would have a relatively easy time at it.
It was late 1996 and my marriage and family life I dreamt of was ending. My wife of 8 years and mother of our 5 small children was gone. The emotional strain of it all caused me to let myself go and I weighed on the wrong side of 300lbs. I felt undesirable, and I feared I may be alone forever.