George Clooney, A Smart Woman, Combined Interests, and a Little Ripening, by Taylor Marsh
Two individuals finding their own personal driving passions, then combining it with the potential of joining together for greater affect, this is what likely helped George Clooney make the plunge he said he never would.
Amal Alamuddin is an absolute knockout, but her purpose is not self or her own career for its sake, but for something far more important. The attraction of this personal commitment likely acted on Mr. Clooney like a super charged aphrodisiac. Smart and passionately committed to the rights of people being persecuted hit Clooney where his heart beats.
When you get a certain age and meet someone who surprises you and also has the same sensibilities about making a mark in the world, your entire world shifts underneath you. It hits you that you don’t want to lose something so precious that you’ve never found before.
At mid-life, you also know that mistakes are correctable, but a regret is not.