This Valentine’s Day edition of Planet Talk, recorded on February 12, 2014, features Hal Spielman and Marc Silbert, radio hosts and authors of “Suddenly Solo: A Lifestyle Road Map for the Mature, Widowed or Divorced Man” – a book based on interviews and surveys of 1,600 widowed or divorced men and women age 55 and over. You can
Suddenly Solo’s Pilot Show! During this fun and informative half-hour chat, Marc and Hal introduce themselves, explain how Suddenly Solo came to be and present the most interesting statistics and data they have found. Hal also offers some exclusive tips and tools for attracting women and answers real questions about dating. Plus, stay tuned for
Maurice, 76, lost his wife and college sweetheart two years ago. After several months passed, he found himself yearning for companionship. He began dating again, and eventually a relationship blossomed with a woman he had known for years who was also widowed. Maurice emphasizes the point that life as a widower is far from over
Marcia is a woman who has been through two marriages in her lifetime. After suffering through two divorces, Marcia was ready to give up and all seemed lost on her quest for true love. But out of the blue, her long and strenuous journey had come to a joyous end when she found Sy, a
Joey has been single for the past 17 years, but spent much of that time raising her two sons and is now a proud grandmother of two! She talks about her most recent long-term relationship with a man she met through an online dating site. She feels that communicating with people online gives her a
Marilyn from Boca Raton, FL speaks about her recent and flawed dating experiences. While she has been in three long-term relationships, she has not found the right person again and is not searching for the right person. Marilyn feels that a first date should be about getting to know the other person and their interests
Frank from New York discusses his experiences with both divorce and the death of a spouse. He divorced his first wife after 25 years of marriage and later met his second wife through his job as a hair stylist. She passed away two years after she was diagnosed with lung cancer, and he describes her
Larry, 61, from Merrick, NY discusses his experiences with divorce. Larry and his wife divorced after 23 years of marriage. He talks about being solo, getting back into the dating world and eventually finding the love of his life. He offers suggestions on how to embrace the “solo” life and find happiness again.
Hal Spielman, founder of Suddenly Solo, speaks about the challeges and opportunities that face many seniors who are suddenly single, after years of being married.
Michael, 71, lives in New York. Mike lost his wife after an 11-year battle with breast cancer. He found solace through attending meetings for widows and became friendly with the people there – including a widow named Joan. Their friendship gradually turned into something more, and now Mike is proud to say that they have