It's a well-told myth: that a woman over a certain age has a better chance of getting struck by lightning than finding a mate. Even movies and TV shows have convinced generations that if they didn't marry in their childbearing years, it would never happen. Wrong! These six women prove it's possible to get married at any age-and that true love really is worth waiting for. Photo by Getty Images
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Linda Passante, New York City, married at 52 in April 2011
How it happened: "I wanted a marriage that was an equal partnership, one in which I could pursue my passions and career as CEO and co-founder of The Halo Group with my husband's support. However, I was attracted to traditional men who had typical expectations of a wife, and I knew any of them would try to change me. I met Jack when I was 46-at a wake! He was sexy, smart, kind and, best of all, comfortable in his own skin, so my success