Speed dating older
The first question they asked each other was, “Were you born overseas?
"It's acceptable for them to get remarried, but there's a lot of women looking out there." Among people in their 80s, 4 out of 5 men are still married, compared with only 1 out of 5 women, Black said.
So how do the rules of dating change when you’ve recently lost a spouse, suffered through a divorce or just been on your own for quite some time?
SARASOTA — It may not have been the most romantic start to a date, but these were special circumstances.
With a charming smile and winning personality, 66-year-old Michael Bernard, who is divorced with children, came to the speed-dating event to help out, ironically, his girlfriend.
Bernard actively pursued a relationship after his divorce."It's hard to find someone who has an interest in life and doing things when you go out." Still, Black insists that there are love stories to be found at every age if you seek them out.