An 81-year-old bodybuilding champ, divorced since his fifties, imagines someone new by his side; a skydiving widow dulls her loss by pursuing younger men; a grandmother and online-dating addict searches the web for Mr.
Right; a romantic 79-year-old discards his portable oxygen for a sunset tango on the beach; a 1940s movie fanatic who escaped an abusive marriage still seeks her ‘Fred and Ginger’ romance.
Ever since I wrote the book “The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online,” singles have been writing in to share their worst online dating stories with other online daters.
While I know finding your one in 40 million can be challenging, it’s time to laugh out loud while reading these hilarious stories.
Born in the years before WWII, none of the 30 registrants for Rochester’s first senior speed dating event dreamt of being flung into the high-tech social scene of the new millennium.
But now, as posters go up, local media buzzes and anticipation grows, these typically-overlooked seniors are spurred to confront the realities of physical appearance, romance and loneliness, loss and new beginnings.
Her date then shared with her that he was wearing a diaper.
The woman asked if it was for medical reasons, but he said, “No.” As they were taking a walk on the beach and he was the one who was driving, she really couldn’t get out of the date at the time.
But of those who were dating, just 8 percent listed "to find someone to marry" as their reason for doing so.
He was a good-looking man and was a top executive at his company.
Although he was genuinely a nice guy, she simply couldn’t get over this particular quirk of his, so the relationship actually ended before it even started. Do you believe daters should be on a “need to know basis”? A woman met her online date at an upscale lounge in midtown Manhattan.
(Life Wire) -- Like 20- or 30-something singles, older men and women are dating and embracing their sexuality.
But many older singles -- some of whom have already been down the aisle -- aren't looking to exchange their single status for a band of gold.