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.
She’d tried online dating, but became disenchanted after potential suitors posted outdated photos or never showed up for their date.
It’s only a benefit to have that experience under your belt.” ‘Love at first sight’ That’s exactly how Joan and Richard Madouse felt about finding each other on Our in 2008.
Joan, 70, and Richard, 79, had been previously married for a total of 89 years.
On the drive home, she heard an ad for a free three-day day membership on e Harmony.
A believer in the rule of three, she decided to join, where after logging in a few times she saw the same photo of a man with “the sweetest smile ever” three times. She and Jack Cox, age 61, sent messages to each other over the site and soon began emailing.
” Fleming, who had been married twice but single since 1998, decided to create a profile on several years ago.
He met a few interesting women, but there were also disappointments.
Both had lost their spouses suddenly several years earlier.
Joan hadn’t dated much after her husband died in 2003.
“Once you get to be older than dirt, you’re not going to bop off to the local gin mill,” Fleming said.
“And if you don’t happen to belong to some social group, religious or otherwise, and all your good friends have given up on introducing you to their friends, well, what the heck do you do?
“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.