Click Here For Love

As older Americans grow more comfortable online, they're seeking e-romance in record numbers

FOR 47 YEARS, George Mynchenberg shared love letters and romantic dinners with his wife Beverly. "There was always just one woman in my life," he says. Now--eight years after her death--there are about 40.

The road from stalwart husband to bachelor about town wasn't a straight path. In 1997, a year after Beverly died, Mynchenberg met his second wife through a friend. But six years later, their marriage fell apart. "I thought, 'I'm 80. What the hell do I do now? I still want a companion.'" Mynchenberg finally tried a method that he never dreamed would suit him: online dating. He...

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