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Frank, true to form, stayed single — and, through mutual friends, kept tabs on Gayle, "the best girlfriend I ever had." When he heard she had divorced in 2011, he invited her to lunch, he says, and "came loaded for bear, in a limo, with flowers." He traces his eagerness to a 2003 health trauma that landed him in a coma for three days: "Once you almost die, you realize what's really important.

"Shared history brings a comfort we especially want as we get older," says psychologist Stan Tatkin, author of Your Brain on Love. Dating wasn't high on Debby's priority list; she had recently ended a long relationship that followed her divorce.

Whatever didn't work then totally works now." It didn't take him long to see that.

By their second date four years ago, he once again knew he wanted more than friendship. " Then she answered her own question: "I'm very glad I kept an open mind." Star-Crossed, Then Not Janice Rude and Prentiss Willson Met: 1961, at Occidental College in Los Angeles Married: August 19, 2012, at Occidental College Here's how Prentiss Willson remembers the first time he saw Janice Rude: "She was working the breakfast shift at the cafeteria at Occidental College, where we were both students.

D., but he noticed that Diane — a former beauty queen — was just "as gorgeous and classy" as she'd been 50 years earlier, when they'd dated at the University of North Dakota.

Thoughtful, too: When Marv's mother died a few months later, Diane sent her condolences.

A 2015 study by the Pew Research Center found that more than half of Internet users over 50 are on Facebook and that finding people from their past is among their top reasons for logging on.

Just how many of those old friends turn into new partners is harder to pinpoint.

"We lament every day that we missed being together. " Now retired and in their 70s, they've made their home in Yountville in the Napa Valley.