Lonely hearts still waiting for their soulmate are easy prey for online dating scams.Many people search for love through online dating sites, dating apps, or social media.At 65, my date (I’ll call him Jerry) was a few years older than me.We’d been introduced by a mutual friend who thought we would be a good match.He said, “Oh, I’m not the one who causes the drama; she is! They claim to go through rigorous computer matching, but during my last subscription, they matched me with a woman.” Beth is straight. She also hosts events, including a singles Meetup called Dating after 40.She had a good experience on Plenty of Fish, though. Spangler says the 50-and-up set is the fastest-growing online dating demographic. Spangler suggests online daters commit 30 minutes a day to the search.
In April 2010, she had a second date with a man she met online.
Jerry was a wealthy, highly successful, intelligent, divorced chap who worked in the film industry.
He owned four homes around the world and, on paper at least, ticked every box going. He was scruffy with a scratchy-looking grey beard that made him look horribly unkempt.
I don’t have my wallet.” Then, he continued to badmouth his ex-wife.
Beth suggested he find neutral ground with the ex since they share kids. She’s a Charlotte-based certified matchmaker (Did you know there was such a thing? Spangler helps clients define what they’re looking for and make the most of the time they devote to online dating.