She signed up for JDate, an online dating site for Jewish singles.
“All kinds of people are doing it,” says Caploe, 54, a publisher who lives in New York City.
Unfortunately, finding a partner later in life can be challenging.
Many of the difficulties that we face when approaching love are based on expectations that love ought to be the same as it was during middle-age.
The site has gained 5 million new users in the last two years.
Even though the couple didn’t last past the summer, Spencer, 32, was nevertheless grateful to have met a like-minded man who shared her passion for the Christian faith.
“If I said I didn’t want somebody without a Christian background, I would be lying to myself, and wasting my time,” she said.
And as these sites become more popular, the dating industry rakes in higher revenues.
According to a recent market research report, the dating service industry is expected to reach billion this year, growing at 2.9 percent in revenue every year since 2008.