I had previously met this man last summer through your website and we had gone out for a while. Then, for a while, we had stopped. Then, about a week ago, he contacted me again, wishing to get together again. He started calling me again every night and e-mailing me. We got together again and we're now really enjoying our visits together again just like before and feel this time, it's really
going to work out for us!
I have decided to terminate my subscription because I have found a really nice guy whom I would like to spend some time getting to know without the distraction of e-mailing others. If this does not work, out I shall re-join.
Thankyou for giving me the opportunity of a life time to find someone whom I could have the possibility of spending the rest of my life with
I had not dated at all since my divorce, but was happy spending time on work, friends, children and grandchildren. A friend of mine talked me into looking at your website. She knew I was missing out on sharing my life with someone special, although I hadn't admitted that to myself, and thought I would never consider marriage again.
So one evening, I visited your website, thinking I could just view the available men's profiles. I quickly realized that the website required me to post my own profile first. I was unprepared for this task, and the only photo I could find that didn't include children and grandchildren, was a year old, in which I was 20 lbs. heavier and my hair was shorter and an entirely different color. Regardless, I prepared part of the profile and posted the photo, viewed a few of the men's profiles and then logged out.
Ten days later, I logged in to complete my profile, and was taken by surprise to find emails in my box, as I didn't realize how the site worked yet. Bob's email was the first one there and he had sent it ten days prior. He had sent a follow up email the same day I logged in the 2nd time, expressing his disappointment that I hadn't responded. I of course, felt terrible. I read both emails, viewed his profile, and promptly responded. I ended my email with "If you can forgive me for the delayed response, I would love to chat with you further."
And then it began. This exquisite journey that we are on. At first, we communicated through email... sometimes several a day, just getting to know each other. We shared so many of the same interests, and talked about everything. Then we exchanged phone numbers and began having hour long conversations almost every
evening. We both felt like teenagers again. Of course by then, I had emailed him some current photos and although Bob didn't have a problem with my original photo, he was quite pleased with the "new" me. His response was "First of all, I want to sincerely tell you that you are a strikingly beautiful woman." : )
Our first date was a week after we began corresponding. He took me to a local restaurant... we sat next to each other and held hands. It felt like our 8th date instead of our first because we had discovered so much about each other already. The evening exceeded both our expectations and I was on cloud nine when he dropped me off later. Since then, we've had many more romantic evenings. We look like two teenagers in love, and, although we haven't spoken those words yet, it clearly shows in our body language, our faces, and the light in our eyes.
In response to your question about whether there are marriage plans, it's far too soon to discuss that. We are savoring each moment of our journey together and are making beautiful memories. We continue to delight in the discovery of each other and are grateful for seniormatch.com for bringing us together.
Seniormatch, We corresponded via your web at the beginning and then switched to direct e-mails quite soon. Eventually, about 3 wks. into it, my wife Ria, suggested longhand snail mail which suited me. At some point I Googled Belgium and the town where she lives and got an actual satellite image of her house. The next step was telephoning and as she has unlimited calling I made myself available. There was a 7 hr. difference in time so there was a need to schedule. After 2 months we agreed that I should come to Belgium for a fortnight visit. I wasn't certain what a fortnight was so I asked and decided it would allow for sufficient data gathering on pertinent particulars. We agreed we could be more educated from that point for a decision on whether to go forward or not. The relationship had progressed at a fairly rapid pace but then that was hopefully due to experience. I flew into Zaventem near Brussels and she was there to met me, it really was exciting to see her for the first time. We had managed to exchange photos prior to that. We wrangled the suitcase from the luggage carousel and went to purchase train tickets for home. There was passion from the first kisses. In the middle of the second week of Sept. 2008 I proposed marriage to her and she accepted. I went home at the the end of the week and arranged to sell all my earthly goods at auction and began the complicated journey of acquiring the needed paperwork to become essentially a Belgian. We are now 18 months into this adventure and while we have had rocky paths we have found ways to clear the stones, and that's what it is all about, flexibility and commitment. Thanks for your help. Terry Vetrono and Ria Roegiers.
I have tried other dating sites without any real success. I decided to try Senior Match as I am 57 and I figured that there would be less "game playing" with Seniors, that most of them would be looking for the same thing that I was. I was on for less than a month before I met the most wonderful man that I have ever known. He was only on for a week, kept his profile hidden but saw mine and made me his favorite. We communicated for a couple weeks before we met on Sept. 3. 2008. We both knew that day that we liked each other and wanted to meet again. I am divorced and he is a widower. After that, we began seeing each other once or twice a week. He lives almost an hour from me but that has not slowed anything down between us. The relationship has progressed so beautifully that it is hard to believe. We have been together for almost 8 months now and we know that we are going to be together forever. It took me 57 years but I have finally found the love of my life, a soul mate. We have so much in common in every aspect of our lives. I am forever grateful to Senior Match because I never would have met this wonderful man otherwise. I cannot imagine my life without him now.
Thank you from Mary Ann (and Johnny)
I found the man I have waiting for all my life. We ere married March 22nd, 2011. I thought you would like to know. Thank you for this site and prayers I am a very happy woman. This site works I have tried others and they were not for me.
It is such a surprise that only one person contacted me from the site but he has turned out to be a very good friend we have a lot in common and the communication is going very well. We are so happy to have met through the site. Thank you again.
I never thought in a million years that I would be the one who has found their one true love but yes, I believe I have. We are seperated by an ocean, yet that does not pose a problem. I simply cannot believe this. I thought happiness was for others, not for me.
We go through life in our own little way and hope for someone else to share our lives with but never really knowing how to go about it all. Pubs, clubs and dining out has not worked simply because it is a meat market out there. That's the attitude. However, with your site available to us all there seems a safe easier way to connect with others. Safe, secure and an opportunity to state your values and interests. The written word can be re-read and considered. Wonderful. Thank you so ery much, my search is over and please wish me luck for a happy ever after with my knight in shining armour.
a year ago was known as Elainesmiles and found sirdavid48. This was very successful, only problem was that he was from AZ AND I was from Mi. Well I finally made it to Az and we met and he is comming to meet my family this summer. Things are going very good. Thank You ELAINE b
We corresponded through Senior Match for a week then swapped email addresses and corresponded for about a week, then long life telling phone calls every night for about two weeks. I got some plane tickets and went to see her. My visit was filled with meeting family and friends, going to church together and some golf and a musical. We had a wonderful time. We are the same age and both widowed. We formed our own support group in the evenings that relieved a lot of emotions. The shock of losing a spouse is short lived but then loneliness sets in. Emotions are held within and the slightest thing can trigger a emotional upset. You tend to mask your emotions until you are alone unless something triggers a dear memory. We both feel some divine guidance was involved as well as Senior Match. We are building a new stage in life together and it feels good. Memories of our spouses will always be cherished and we both freely talk about them. We both put on our Senior Match that responses or winks to be within 150 miles. Distance is only travel time which seniors have plenty of. Together people can solve logistics. She winked at me from 750 miles away and it worked. I hope other people don't limit their responses by distance. Romance is out there so reach out for it and talk about life before worrying about distance. We plan to be married in the near future! The Lord taketh away and also givith. Thanks be to the Lord.
Advice to other members:
I hope other people don't limit their responses by distance. Romance is out there so reach out for it and talk about life before worrying about distance.
I found ponch22 after looking through over 180 profiles. I was getting a little frustrated since none of the profiles particularly caught my interest. Then I found his profile in 'new members'. This was the middle of July. Our interests were common and I was immediately taken with his profile. We began writing through SeniorMatch site and did so for about three weeks then I gave him my phone number. We hit it off marvelously from the first phone conversation and began talking daily from that point on via phone and personal email.
A month or so later we made plans for me to make the 12 hour drive to his home. I went for a four day week end the first of October. We both like outdoor activities so engaged in kayaking, walking, bicycling, hiking through woods, bird watching plus much more. Personality wise we were a good match and chemistry between us developed. By the end of the week end we knew would be going forward with this relationship.
This is the third dating site I have been on in the past three years. I have meant many quality, interesting people but none that I felt was "right" for me. This time I can feel in my heart it is right! Call it destiny, call it luck but I believe it is almost a miracle to find a great match when shuffling through so many profiles of people with such varied personalities. But whatever brought us together I am so thankful for. And I am so glad I decided to join SeniorMatch out of all the many choices that are available. And that he and I just happened to pick the same time to venture into SeniorMatch. I recommend dating services for anyone. Especially to those who are spirited, brave, and optimistic. It may take awhile but the opportunity of finding a person to share your life is definitely there. And if one will be patient and determined it can and will happen.
Distance keeps us from spending as much time together as we like but we plan to complete obligations over the next few months then spend more time together at each others homes and traveling. We both look forward to the future and getting more out of life because we will share it.