We planned to hike a mountain for our first date, but it was pouring rain.
I opened the door, took one look at him and said, 'I'll get my rain coat.' There was chemistry, but more importantly, a beautiful connection.
You shouldn’t have to settle for anyone.”How it happened: “When I was younger, I thought I'd be married by my 20s.
As I got older, I started to realize it doesn't happen for everyone that way and marriage isn’t going to make you a better person or fix any problems.
Ballroom dancing is a wonderful way to meet people.
Bars, in my experience, aren’t the place to meet someone.”, incomplete without a man.
I kept saying to myself, ‘You just never know.’ Nine months into Match (and after dates with 10 to 15 other guys), Rod messaged me. He wasn’t like the typical guys I met—not phoney or ‘hey, look at me.’ We’re different religions, but our values are the same.
And his grown kids were happy to see happy; they always made me feel welcome. Four months later we got married.” Her advice: “You get discouraged. When you get over 50, you say, ‘The chance of this happening is slim to none.’ But it happens. Put yourself into places where you may meet somebody.
My friend told me to call her brother, who had the same surgery.
If your issues are the same every breakup, address any hurt, anger or trust issues in yourself, and look for patterns. People have unfinished business, and it can get in the way of an amazing relationship. I felt really good about where I was when I met Alan.”How it happened: “My best friend met her fiancé online and convinced me to try online dating when I was 47.
I was skeptical, but gave a try—if only to find a date for her wedding.
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. He was sexy, smart, kind and, best of all, comfortable in his own skin, so my success wasn’t threatening.