By the time they met for dinner, they already had a great connection that blossomed in person.
“Pete was very self assured and sexy,” Frannie says. I knew right away, this is the guy for me.” Grace grew up in Evanston and was still single at 44.
If you’re single and sick of the bar scene, can’t take another fix-up, or just haven’t met anyone interesting, maybe it’s time to give online dating a shot.
Many North Shore singles swear it’s the fast track to romance.
In the case of Vanderstone, the character was recast and renamed Kendall Quinn (played by Australian actress, Kate Jenkinson).She signed up for Jdate and Match to find someone like her—a liberal intellectual who likes foreign films and listens to NPR.Instead she found Joe, a motorcycle-racing, blue-collar bred man who wrote clever emails.“It’s the best way to meet people,” says 44-year-old Frannie, a divorced mom from Northbrook. As you get older, a person’s interests, values and morals become more important.” With dating sites like match.com, e Harmony.com, and jdate.com, the traditional courtship process gets turned upside down.Much of the basic getting-to-know-you stuff happens before you meet in-person. Most people can tell right away if they’re attracted to one another or not. They bantered via email and had long, playful talks on the phone.