Dying Author Makes Husband a Dating Profile

After writing several memoirs about her life and family, author Amy Krouse Rosenthal is working on a new project: her husband’s next love story. In coming to terms with her ovarian cancer diagnosis, Rosenthal made a dating profile for her husband Jason this past Valentine’s Day.

According to the BBC, Rosenthal listed her husband’s best qualities in a dating profile hoping that after her passing, he will find the right person to spend the rest of his life with. She and her husband have been together for over 30 years, and have even grown up together as kids. If anyone knows him well enough to curate a profile, it’s Rosenthal.

In her essay called “You May Want to Marry My Husband” published in the New York Times Rosenthal writes, “I have never been on Tinder, Bumble or eHarmony, but I’m going to create a general profile for Jason right here, based on my experience of co-existing in the same house with him for, like, 9,490 days.”

Rosenthal ends the essay with a large blank space, in order to give her husband and his potential new love “the fresh start [they] deserve.” What do you think of the gesture? Well wishes for their family. 


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