(Illo: Brian Taylor)

I became inside my typical banquette dining dining table at Cipriani getting up with my dear buddy and other gala charity seat, an impossibly blond and socialite that is glamorous. She seemed up, over her grilled salmon and leeks. “Do you’ve got anybody for my buddy Leanne? Her divorce proceedings simply became last. ”

We recalled a lithe brunette who seemed good in Lilly, making the rounds associated with Hamptons charity cocktail circuit along with her pint-sized now-ex-husband.

“Is she realistic yet? ” We inquired.

“Good. ” We sipped my Bellini.

My pal and I also, while an unlikely matchmaking duo, have already been informally starting divorced friends and “children of” in the Upper East Side for many years, with lasting results. We constantly state we must charge a payment for the dating solution, but that temptingly idea that is profitable be too declasse.

Our biggest challenge, over and over, is matching up middle-aged divorcees into the “pre-realist” phase, who possess perhaps perhaps maybe perhaps not recognized they have a selection of intercourse, cash or companionship —but not always all three in identical package.

“How did she write out into the divorce or separation? ” We inquired my buddy.