“You want to introduce me to a 98-year-old who wants to date?”
“No,” he said, “I want to introduce you to a 98-year-old who would be open to getting remarried!”
“Won’t his adult children object?”
At 75, I was still youthful, cheerful, and happily engaged in running my business. However, I was at a point where online dating had led me to a string of men who continued to disappoint me. I began to think maybe the sun had set on my romantic life. Then I met Jerome.
Before our first get-acquainted date, he had to cancel because he had a bad cold. “But,” he said on my answering machine, “We will always have mañana.” And, for a time, it seemed as if we just might. His positive attitude, brilliance, wisdom, warmth, and charm captivated me completely.
“Her encouragement gave me the inspiration I needed.”