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 smileforgzus
Joined: 12/22/2009
Msg: 198
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Wome are more likely to post things online then men are.

I was 25 when I met my success story on here in November 2006
 ohjees
Joined: 12/15/2009
Msg: 199
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Posted: 1/4/2010 7:13:49 AM

Wome are more likely to post things online then men are.

I was 25 when I met my success story on here in November 2006


Your husband is like 20 years older than you- of course it's going to be a success story. He's not going to mess up a relationship with a younger woman who is significantly more attractive than him
 smileforgzus
Joined: 12/22/2009
Msg: 200
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Posted: 1/4/2010 7:45:08 AM
Uh he broke up with me once for 6 months and I begged him to take me back. So your theory is a bit wrong I am the one who doesn't want to lose him. And my husband is far more attractive than me.
 shift89
Joined: 12/8/2009
Msg: 201
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Posted: 1/6/2010 1:37:10 AM
It's only been a week but thanks pof!
He'sabsolutelyeverythingIwant.

I guess i'm lucky, because it only took me to meet three guys off of pof to find him.
For the people still looking, good luck!
 smileforgzus
Joined: 12/22/2009
Msg: 202
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Posted: 1/6/2010 7:16:09 AM
I dated 2 guys within 3 months and married the 2nd one.
 smileforgzus
Joined: 12/22/2009
Msg: 203
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Posted: 1/6/2010 9:42:55 AM
I was simply replying to the person above me. Trust me if I was going to brag I'd do a way better job of it.
 shift89
Joined: 12/8/2009
Msg: 204
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Posted: 1/7/2010 1:36:30 PM
Yeah, but he's not like that.
Make that two weeks.
 ohjees
Joined: 12/15/2009
Msg: 205
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Posted: 1/12/2010 10:26:22 AM

I was simply replying to the person above me. Trust me if I was going to brag I'd do a way better job of it.


You don't have anything to brag about.
 smileforgzus
Joined: 12/22/2009
Msg: 206
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Posted: 1/12/2010 2:34:32 PM
And a gorgeous husband :)
 shift89
Joined: 12/8/2009
Msg: 207
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Posted: 1/12/2010 4:46:55 PM
People really need to leave each other alone.
Like, she is a different person. Therefore, she has different experiences, morals and views than you guys.
So, she handles her life the way she wants to.
People should really just stop judging people based on how they handle a situation related to their specific life.

Personally, I would have not replied a person that much older than me.
But congratulations for being so much more open-minded and responding, being able to find the love of your life.
They're just being jealous that they have not found theirs.
 torii13
Joined: 12/10/2009
Msg: 208
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Posted: 1/13/2010 8:39:41 AM
i met my current bf aj11138 on here and we are very happy together (:
 shift89
Joined: 12/8/2009
Msg: 209
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Posted: 1/13/2010 1:18:46 PM
Now you're just pissing me off, honestly.

Very pessimistic.
But then you are also 45 and single.
At least other people are capable of finding relationships.

Get some freakin' optimism, maybe then you have a tiny shot at ever finding a decent relationship.
 ohjees
Joined: 12/15/2009
Msg: 210
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Posted: 1/14/2010 9:31:37 AM

yea well its easy for an 18 year old thin chick to find a man here


She's not thin....
 independantss
Joined: 11/27/2009
Msg: 212
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Posted: 2/18/2010 8:42:04 PM
Hi!!!! My boyfriend and I are a success story from POF. Even though he is too embarrassed to admit that him and I met on this site, we certainly did. I was the one who actually found his profile. I sent him a message and we started talking. We exchanged facebook info and instant messaged eachother for over a month before i gave him my phone number. We talked for a good couple of weeks before we finally met up, but it was well worth the wait. As soon as we saw eachother in person for the first time, it was sparks. We became official and commited after only a few dates and I still to this day think... "wow! how did i meet this awesome guy on POF?" I guess it was just meant to be. He is absolutely wonderful. I know its too early to say for sure, but i can definitly see myself marrying this guy. Everytime i see his face my life seems to get brighter! i will keep u guys updated on our status, but so far so good!!!! - Sarah and Jonathan
 smileforgzus
Joined: 12/22/2009
Msg: 213
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Posted: 2/19/2010 5:31:12 AM
I am just curious why your profile still states you are single?
 jessicamarie19
Joined: 4/2/2009
Msg: 214
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Posted: 2/23/2010 11:52:01 PM
Well I have a success story of my own thanks to POF
I am getting married. I met my fiance on here and he is the best thing that has ever happened to me. We talked for a few months on here and weve been together for 9 months and were planning our wedding at the end of the year. its funny because i knew who he was but never really talked to him and It was love at first site. He is my everything and i would change one thing about him. He loves me the way i am and wouldnt change me and its corney to say but he completes who i am as a person.!!!
Thanks POF

 minako79
Joined: 1/15/2009
Msg: 215
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Posted: 2/24/2010 5:09:52 PM
congrats to you both smileforgzus and jessicamarie19. I'm glad you were able to found your match and POF worked for you guys. :) *cries* Many blessing to you both and to your newfound happiness. May fate land mine someday.
Back to singlehood for me again. :)
 Sarah041
Joined: 11/13/2008
Msg: 217
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Posted: 3/12/2010 4:59:17 AM
I met my guy (now fiancee) on POF back in Feb 2009. We've been going strong since. Planning on getting married next year. It happens to people here on POF and other places too.
I come back here for the forums from time to time.
PS: I'm not thin and I'm turning 43.
 classylassy55
Joined: 10/25/2008
Msg: 218
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Posted: 3/15/2010 6:14:56 AM
Congratulations to all the "Success" stories on here.
My Sweetie and I also met on POF.
We are now JDSH and Classylassy55 , the couple.
I met him in Nov.08 and he wanted to go shopping. That first day was the beginning of a wonderful relationship.You really learn alot from someone when you go shopping... some of their likes and dislikes. It was very interesting and alot of fun.
Jd and I have spent the last year fishing at the lake, dancing at the casino, more shopping, enjoying the birds and making more friends.
Life is good.
As of a month ago, we have moved in together. We consider ourseves very Lucky.
Thank You POF.
Good Luck to all that want someone in their lives to share the joys and hard times with. Nothing comes easy....but when it's good....it's wonderful.
Keep a smile on your face and think positive.
 jessicamarie19
Joined: 4/2/2009
Msg: 219
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Posted: 3/23/2010 10:52:39 PM
thanks sorry it took me so long to get back to your message i wish you all the luck and you will find your true love dont give up
 privat33r
Joined: 2/8/2009
Msg: 220
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Posted: 3/27/2010 10:40:41 PM
I wonder if the people who are finding things work out just don't bother saying so. My impression is that the site works almost too well. Its difficult to not meet people - those that have something that may work out make a real effort to make themselves noticed.
 justsomeoneelse
Joined: 3/13/2010
Msg: 221
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Posted: 3/27/2010 11:44:37 PM

She's not thin.


Neither are a lot of the women that list their "Body type" as thin or average .
 dragonbabe20
Joined: 11/19/2004
Msg: 222
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Posted: 9/29/2011 7:15:29 PM
We met by email Sept 2005 and had our first date Oct 4th 2005 after a couple of emails and a lengthy phone conversation. (I had learned over five years of on-line dating not to get too involved before a face-to-face meeting because if it's "just not there" but you-or he- thought it would be , it's more difficult to back away, especially if one is still interested but the other isn't.) Well we shut Starbucks down, didn't notice until they were sweeping the floor under our table that we were the only ones left and the closed sign was up. It was definitely NOT "love at first sight" for either one of us but we were both interested in getting to know each other better based on not only many common interests, but also mutual curiosity about each other's separate interests. We decided to hang out, start as friends (keep it non-physical until the timing felt right-which ended up to be about four months, though we've more than made up for that since). We both wanted to be sure we were in it for the right reason, not that there's anything wrong with physically-based relationships, but that was not what either of us was looking for. We were both looking for long-term companionship and I even went out on a limb on our second date to tell him that eventually I wanted to be happily married-to someone-not necessarily him-so if eventual marriage was not something he ever wanted for himself then we should discontinue wasting each other's time. Big issues like that are better sorted out immediately before too much time and emotional investment gets wasted. We did so many fun things while getting to know each other, hanging out-going for walks, cooking dinner together, motorcycle rides, going to hear live music. It was great to get to know each other without the hassle of basing it on the physical, and to be honest, once it gets physical a lot of the other fun activities fall by the wayside. We both had decided to take that new and different approach, which had worked well for me in the past when I had chosen that route. ;-) So despite his suggestion on our coffee date that people with tattoos have no self-esteem (I have 3 and assured him my self-esteem is well-intact) and despite the first dinner he cooked for me was so spicy I could barely eat it, and despite being a spice-lover neither could he (but he offered to order out Chinese) we kept dating. He had told his daughters he would never do on-line dating nor would he date a girl with tattoos, and considering they both had tattoos, I was the only girlfriend he ever dated that they actually liked. Never say never. That's what he said in his toast to me on our wedding day almost 3 weeks ago on 9/10/11. Our five kids aged 17 to 24, our lovely daughters, his 2 and my one, as well as my handsome 2 sons stood for us on our wedding day, as did his best friend who flew from BC to NS for the occasion. Our children get along wonderfully and we will love each other's children as our own, vows we made to them included in our wedding ceremony. Honestly I used to think the "soul-mate" concept was a fairy-tale concocted by Harlequin Romance writers but now I truly know what it's like to be with my best friend. He's not perfect, but he's perfect for me-and vice versa. We still have hours-long conversations, sometimes I hold the drywall while he screws it in place (he's a carpenter), he shows off pictures of my paintings he saves on his phone (I'm an artist), and I have married into the most wonderful extended family anyone could ask for. He has his friends and I mine (whom we sometimes share with each other) and we have our friends. We do activities together and apart, both being very important. We do things as a couple sometimes and as a family other times as well as spending one-on-one time with each of our (and each other's) kids. We have been together 6 years, lived together 3 in our fixer-upper house that has made some progress and are truly well-suited, happy and very much in love. I have never been so respected and well-treated and he says the same. POF success DOES HAPPEN.
I know other couples that have met on here, and ended up long-term/married...and some don't tell anyone that they met on-line. It's all a big secret! I say TELL EVERYONE! Dispel the myths and negativity surrounding on-line meeting! We've never kept it a secret. He brags that his sister gave him her old computer (free), his landlord gave him wireless internet (free), his friend talked him into trying POF (free), so "the best things in life are free." I joke that he's a cheapskate, but we laugh because everyone who knows him knows that's not true. But he admits that he's stubborn and resisted on-line dating himself, whereas I had been doing it for years (and had a 2 year common-law relationship from it (he and his dad and fiancee are still friends to both of us). I have met many nice guys, some are still friends-a few wackos, but using proper caution that's a minor annoyance. The benefits FAR outweigh the problems when one utilizes a common-sense approach. If there were a way to post a pic I would, but I guess I will go back to my profile and post some on there. GOOD LUCK TO YOU ALL! He or she IS out there looking for you right now. It WILL happen! :-)
 dragonbabe20
Joined: 11/19/2004
Msg: 223
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Posted: 9/29/2011 7:41:32 PM
By the way-he had only had 2 other POF dates before me, that were ok but not interested in going forward. I had been on-line dating since my divorce in 2001.

We were both 44 when we met, neither of us looks like a cover-model by any stretch-aka "normal". (My profile pics attest to that). I was far more educated than he was, but he is well-read and we are both equally intelligent with our own unique strengths and talents-aka "normal". Neither of us are rolling in cash-I drove drove a 1990 audi and he a 1991 accord when we met in 2005-haha-15 year old cars!! I'm thinking: "normal." (Well maybe not-so-much-haha!) Now we have a 1998 jeep so we're both on the same page as far as materialistic values. Despite some postings by skeptics, "normal" people can indeed have success. I truly wish it for all of you!

Ladies, read "Why Men Love ****es" by Sherry Argov....very valuable info about fighting the cultural norms which get us stuck in a pattern of "trying too hard" in relationaships, to the detriment of our own identities. Once I started applying her principles, things really turned around for me in the dating world.
 CynM
Joined: 7/11/2011
Msg: 224
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Posted: 9/30/2011 6:22:46 AM
Congratulations dragonbabe! Wishing you many happy years together.

I met my fishie in the forums almost 2 yrs ago - 3000 mile LDR (which I'd promised myself I'd never do another LDR) and now he's moving. POF has been berry berry good to me.
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