The Ultimate "Never Too Late for Love" Story

Posted by Leticia, 29 Oct 11

James and Geraldine had lived long lives—let’s just say both are eligible for senior-citizen discounts—but found themselves single and looking for love.  Loneliness drove Geraldine, a retired Texan, to join our site.  James, a farmer in Iowa, signed up because he saw that there were “a number of available women, and pretty ones!”

Many couples admit that, at the outset, they weren’t confident online dating would bring them the love they sought.  But these two, despite growing up in a world without personal computers, much less the Internet, had a good feeling about it right from the start.  “I felt that the one for me was on this site,” Geraldine says.  James agrees.  “I felt positive I would find someone.”

James was a member for five months and Geraldine for five weeks before their paths crossed.  She viewed his profile and was struck by his stoic charisma.  Geraldine elaborates, “I was impressed with his overalls and his smile.”

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James saw that an attractive woman in his age range had checked him out.  So he looked her up.  “I liked her profile… her smile and puppy-dog brown eyes,” he recalls.

They whiled away pleasant hours on the phone, joking around and getting to know each other.  Their passions in life were similar: religion, politics, dancing.  But there is one common interest they have yet to share.  “We like bowling, but we have not been able to find open lanes yet,” James laments.

The road to romance was bumpy at first.  On the evening of their first date, the moon and stars were not in evidence and between the darkness and Geraldine’s GPS device, fate conspired to delay her.  She arrived much later than expected.  “I was hooked to the point of driving 1250 miles, due to a TomTom error, to meet him in person!” She says.

“I was pacing the floor until she came,” James chimes in.  Geraldine might have arrived frustrated, but she left with the certainty that her long journey was not in vain.  “I was sure we were a match,” she says.  “And we continued to see each other…”

At this stage of his life, James prefers to speak the unvarnished truth.  Geraldine appreciated his candor about his intentions for dating.  James says, “I told her I wouldn’t string her along.  Either I would marry a woman or dump her.”

Well, he sure didn’t dump her.  One day, the couple went out on a normal outing.  “I took her to the jewelry store and it was closed on Monday, but the owner happened to be in the building and let us in.”

Just like that, they were picking out engagement rings.  “I am marrying my Jim and can hardly wait,” Geraldine laughs.  “He considers my every feeling before he does anything.  He is the joy of my life even though we are in our senior years.”

James dotes on Geraldine and fixes breakfast for her every day.  It sure doesn't feel like work.  “We’re acting like 20-year old kids, kissing in public,” he says.  “Gerri and I get along great.  I am as happy as I have been in years.  I grin like an old possum all of the time!”

With their accumulated life experience filtered through the joy of an autumn romance, both James and Geraldine have wisdom to share with singles still looking.  “Be truthful with the people you meet,” she advises.  “Don’t try to change anyone to make them what you want them to be.”

“Life is nothing but a speck in time,” James says.  “Take it from someone who is over 70 years old.  A person is non-reloadable.  Don’t play games.”

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  1.   chiccha says:
    Posted: 08 May

    This story and many others inspired me so much. I believe in true love and destiny. If only we can throw away our old baggage and come clean we could be able to be happy again. I am just picking my pieces of self. Just met a nice and truthful guy on this site last month and we just click like magic . We had chemistry and many things in common. We whatsaap , Skype calls and phone calls. As the burning fire gets closer he booked for a flight to visit me from US to Germany this May ending and we promise to hold on searching until after meeting then we could decide on next level. Because am an ardent reader of successful stories in this site I kept logging in reading and some time shares the stories with him until someone sent me a friendship request began to ask flirt and out of curiosity I answered him but never told him am hoping to meet a member soon . After a day thereafter my first guy block me off and told me that he sent a friend to flirt on me that what i did was cheating in a way that he told me that his ex wife cheated on him that was why he left. That he has cancelled his flight and no more visiting and he deleted all his contact without giving me chance to explain. Rather the imposter friend of his wrote me detecting how I should not contact the guy again , that he has asked him not to see me cancel his flight etc. Then after a day the real guy sent me a message apologizing saying that the extent we were that I didn't deserve that harsh messages from his friend , though everything is over that his friend has advice him not to see me inoder not to hurt us more. It really shattered my life and was down for complete 3days not knowing what to do . We were so much into each other and honestly he is my dream man but as luck may have it he left me. It gives me a lot pain and feel like I betrayed his trust but honestly I never meant to hurt him . I hope my dream man will come and I believe if ever he is meant to be mine it shall come to pass. I guess I have learnt my lesson in a hard way. Ladies beware!!!!

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  2.   Maya2017 says:
    Posted: 08 May

    At first i was mistaken to think that old people are mature enough not to break other people' hearts until someone broke mine. Of late i flirted with a 71yr old man who dumped me without realising how hurt i would be.we chatted lovingly and i enjoyed it hoping i had found him. Are these stories real ?

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  3.   aac9501 says:
    Posted: 03 May

    Absolutely wonderful

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  4.   Apple-17 says:
    Posted: 21 Mar

    Am inspired by this story and I intend to wait patiently for my Prince charming to come sweep me off my feet though I have not up graded due to constraint in my finances.

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  5.   blkbeauty99 says:
    Posted: 15 Mar

    wow,that's so beautiful!!! I'm inspired to wait patiently for my king...God bless them!!!

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  6.   reallycute says:
    Posted: 13 Mar

    What a great story thanks for sharing.

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  7.   Dought says:
    Posted: 11 Mar

    With God all things are possible

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  8.   Matiniz says:
    Posted: 15 Feb

    That's great story thanks to God because if god is in the of you two anything will be great I wish you the best in your life

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  9.   powde says:
    Posted: 14 Jan

    This is beautiful look at this may the lord shine his heavenly light opon you lovers i could learn alot from u papi teach me and i will teach others

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  10.   Benduk says:
    Posted: 07 Dec 16

    For sure never late to love I might get mine soon

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  11. Posted: 07 Dec 16

    God is wonderful in his own way. He mk real love meet at the right place at the right time. I love this testimony. I pray God ti mk my own come fast.

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  12.   kweya says:
    Posted: 04 Nov 16

    God's time is the best. Hope to find the love of my soul soon

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  13.   Karadin says:
    Posted: 28 Oct 16

    God, give me my lovely to

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  14.   Karadin says:
    Posted: 28 Oct 16

    I pray to God all time to give me my lovely woman

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  15.   Karadin says:
    Posted: 28 Oct 16

    I so love this history, mais open my way to see a wonderful human

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  16.   mydestiny11 says:
    Posted: 26 Oct 16

    Congratulations guys! Your story motivated me not to lose hope in finding the right one.

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  17.   odeam says:
    Posted: 01 Sep 16

    Wow congrats

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  18.   Vanitesh says:
    Posted: 01 Sep 16

    congratulations guys

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  19.   Mags23 says:
    Posted: 26 Aug 16

    Wow congratulations guys

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  20.   nomsakazo says:
    Posted: 15 Aug 16

    Congratulations guys I hope I will find one

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  21.   Tiger7041 says:
    Posted: 05 Aug 16

    I have been on the site for a long time i met some jerks. Two who played with my heart. Still hoping to find Mr. Right. Happy for you guys. Lillie

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    • mydestiny11 says:
      Posted: 26 Oct 16

      Dont lose hope. At the right time the right person will come your way. Its always worth the wait.

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  22.   Ma-se says:
    Posted: 23 Jul 16

    God took out one rip from Adam and made Eve.u hv really found ur match rip,the rip that was taken out of u has finally came back.u were made for each other.God bless you now and forever.rejoice in the Lord

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  23.   vickyo says:
    Posted: 16 Jul 16

    Hello miss u

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  24.   magnumi says:
    Posted: 14 Jul 16

    such a wonderful story. all the best Gerri and James .

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  25.   Tiger7041 says:
    Posted: 26 Jun 16

    That's what i want. I'm in the prime of my life

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  26.   marwu says:
    Posted: 19 Jun 16

    Wonderful God bless you

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  27. Posted: 22 May 16

    What a wonderful story, I believe it's never to late to be in love and be happy. Congrats and many years of happiness to come for the two of you, my blessings go with you.......Donna......

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  28.   mudcreek61 says:
    Posted: 15 May 16

    Wonderful story. Long live true love.

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  29.   Deeni620 says:
    Posted: 12 Apr 16

    That is so sweet! It gives me hope that there is a love out there looking for me.

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  30.   Shugaplum4 says:
    Posted: 11 Apr 16

    I am so happy for the couple. May god bless and keep .

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  31.   Pink61 says:
    Posted: 16 Mar 16

    Glad it worked out for these couples!

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  32.   Ray367 says:
    Posted: 03 Mar 16

    Hopeful!!!!!

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  33.   Bibial says:
    Posted: 26 Feb 16

    Marvellous! I shouldn't lose hope then. I have long for happiness through love because love is beautiful.

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  34.   bluecat4u says:
    Posted: 24 Feb 16

    bluec at4u i would like to thank you all for the nice responses. gerri has dem eentia we had four nice yrs. we are separated now love u all jim

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    • Deeni620 says:
      Posted: 12 Apr 16

      God bless you both! It is still great that you had those four good years together. I hope that you still are able visit with her.

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    • skeeter55 says:
      Posted: 30 May

      Wow you. Sound good i would like to know you more

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    • skeeter55 says:
      Posted: 30 May

      Wow you are so good

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  35.   saraphinah says:
    Posted: 11 Feb 16

    wow, so i shud not lose hope

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  36.   Meriayen says:
    Posted: 26 Jan 16

    If true love is never end

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  37.   Suzy333 says:
    Posted: 17 Jan 16

    This a beautiful story,age is just a number its never too late I wish you both good health and long life,I my self is a widow I found my soul mate last year April its a long distance relationship,I live in Maryland he lives in New Hampshire he came to meet me he is handsome he is tall we are compatible he has a good sense of humor he comes to see me often,we have wonderful time together when he comes to see me,I am planning to visit him this year in New Hampshire to see if I would move there,it was few weeks when I came on this site we start flirting with each other,texting and have long talk on the phone,I am so happy to met this wonderful person, to you all that's on this site trying to find your soulmate,dont give up keep trying the right person will flirt to you,this is a good site to be on good luck to you all.

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  38.   carla_2012 says:
    Posted: 15 Jan 16

    Omg! What a beautiful story ! So lovely it brought tears to my eyes.. I wish them both all the best ! ?????? Let love rule

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  39.   Dian2350 says:
    Posted: 15 Jan 16

    I loved this story. I thought it was so cute to know they found each other in their later years. This gives me hope to find someone to spend my remaining years with. I have been divorced and also a widow so this encourages me to know there can be someone out there for me. They say the third times the charm!

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  40.   Simranji says:
    Posted: 06 Jan 16

    I love this story! I am 60 years old and frankly felt a little foolish finding myself single at this age and wanting companionship. I thought I might be the only one. This story is an inspiration! Thanks so much for sharing it!

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    • Matiniz says:
      Posted: 15 Feb

      Hi dear how are you doing today am called Martin am black guy single never married can anyone make me a friend

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  41.   karol33 says:
    Posted: 31 Dec 15

    Woooooow, this is really so amazing. Gerri and James, all the best for you. Thanks for sharing all your experience with us. Be blessed.

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  42.   soulsista4u says:
    Posted: 25 Dec 15

    Congratulations You give me hope at the age of 58. I know it is never to late for love or to be happy. God bless you two many years of happiness. Soulsista4U

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  43.   lis50 says:
    Posted: 18 Dec 15

    Congratulations James and Geraldine. Thanks for the advice

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  44.   CrispyChips says:
    Posted: 27 Nov 15

    Congratulations James and Geraldine!

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  45.   kob31 says:
    Posted: 18 Sep 15

    Am waiting to see that

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  46. Posted: 25 Aug 15

    This is one of the sweetest love stories I've ever read Forever Happiness to you both :-)

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  47.   Edot says:
    Posted: 16 May 15

    Their love story proved that true love sometimes came late but satisfactorily fulfilling...

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  48.   Alyse2588 says:
    Posted: 02 Nov 14

    A true blessing and I loved reading it.

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  49.   ebonyda1.sr says:
    Posted: 05 Aug 14

    I truly enjoyed this story it really touch my heart, it actually brought me to tears to see that someone mature as these two people can still find real love. This brings hope to a woman of my age that there is someone there for me. I like to thank you guys for submitting this post it is very beautiful and it touch my heart. I wish you nothing but blissful happiness, have a great life.

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  50.   Batya30114 says:
    Posted: 04 Aug 14

    I am 60 never married and no children. I keep telling myself it's never to late to find someone to love and care for. Your story has really encouraged me to keep trying. Thanks so much for your story. You both are an example of unconditional love. The kind the bible talks about.

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