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Category Archives: online dating
Online dating for women over 50 is, unfortunately, a mine field because scam artists abound.
I’ve been doing online dating for about 15 years — and met two men online that I had long, happy relationships with. But now… online dating has changed.
A number of years ago, I started writing to a man from an online dating site. He seemed nice and we arranged to meet. During the few “getting-to-know-you” emails that we exchanged before that, I asked what part of town … Continue reading
A drink at a beach bar and a moonlit walk on the beach. Sounds like an ideal first date, doesn’t it? Met a guy from my town online years ago — and we met for a first date at a … Continue reading
Years ago, I corresponded with a local doctor I met online. That sounds promising, right? To check him out before meeting, I asked a friend who worked at the medical university where the doc graduated to see if she could find … Continue reading
Let me tell you about a common online dating scam. It happened to me and it could happen to you… This really good-looking man wrote me and poured on the flattery. Endlessly. Seriously, it was just ridiculous. (Red flag) He … Continue reading
Here’s a recap of the good, bad and weird things that happened during August: Good 1) Bought a new car – after 11 years! (You’ll hear more about that – the car’s very nice but the car-buying experience was unbelievable.) … Continue reading
I had carpal tunnel surgery yesterday and haven’t perfected typing with one hand… so, take a look at these goofy photos and write-ups captured from online dating sites at BuzzFeed. They’ll crack you up! And if you’re married, they’ll make … Continue reading
Everybody’s different, but we all have some situations that are dealbreakers when meeting and evaluating a potential boyfriend or girlfriend in person after we’ve connected with him or her online. While we can — and should — be forgiving about … Continue reading