Dating for senoirs
“I just want everybody to know that, because I want other women in a similar situation to mine to realize that it can be done," she said.
For single seniors who want to make like Martha and try their luck online, there are plenty of options: In fact e Harmony says that demographic is one of its fastest growing segments.
He met a few interesting women, but there were also disappointments.
“A few ladies,” Fleming said, “were less than honest in their presentation.” One woman listed her age as 72, but confessed in person that she was in fact 86.
Toward the end of their date, Joan, feeling nervous and confused, decided to take a chance.“Is this what they mean by love at first sight? Richard paused for a moment then said, “Yes, I do believe it is.” The couple, who now live in Coronado, were married in 2010 after a 15-month long distance relationship.
They urge their single friends to try online dating. “It’s so wonderful that I have to pinch myself to say, ‘Did this really happen?
“Once you get to be older than dirt, you’re not going to bop off to the local gin mill,” Fleming said.
The two spent 13 hours together, going to Millennium Park and the Navy Pier, among other tourist attractions.
After that weekend, Cox, who had been widowed a few years before, had won Depcik’s heart.“I really did not ever think I was ever going to feel those feelings again,” she said.
The 71-year-old media magnate recently took her search for companionship to the Internet in the most high profile way possible – by announcing she'd joined on the TODAY Show, and choosing two prospective dates who bravely agreed to appear on-air to meet her for the first time.
Stewart thinks sharing her online dating experience publicly is important.