Detectives determined that Hilarie met a woman, later identified as Hailey Bustos, on an dating website, "Plenty of Fish." After going on a date with Bustos, police said the two briefly went back to Hilarie's apartment.Investigators believe Bustos, 18, was just casing the place and plotted to go to Hilarie's apartment with three men to rob him later in the evening."Given the way it worked out, it seemed like that's what she was intending to do," said Auburndale Deputy Chief Andy Ray. "I'm sensing that you want me to be there," he wrote. "I sat on it for three hours but I was secretly smiling. PCH and 7th in Long Beach, at 8 pm," I finally replied. A Gen-X, computer-whiz engineer working ridiculously long hours in the aerospace industry.
Just because I'm on the slippery side of 45 doesn't mean it's all over for me. I have two other women I'm writing to right now and I'm not sure I can handle a third? There are no dirty socks to pick up after, but there is a downside.
Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. I signed up on the dating site Plenty of Fish last year, and while I had my doubts, I was still optimistic about finding my soul mate — otherwise, why do it at all? It's taken me a while, but I realize now that this living fantasy is one of the perks of being a self-confident woman "of a certain age," and one should embrace it like the feminist superhero that you are. In the 1990 movie "White Palace," a young James Spader moves to New York in the finale to declare his love to the much older Susan Sarandon, but in real life, would James really have done that? In Hollywood, one can dream, but in America, the jury's still out.
Each of them started out optimistically but fizzled when it became apparent that they wanted something different, i.e. Then my 30-year-old niece told me about a dating site called Plenty of Fish that "everyone" was on.
We joked about going on double dates with uncle-nephew pairs, and I said jokingly, "Yes, and I'll end up with the nephew and you with the uncle!
It starts out with basic profile information about you and what you’re looking for.
Initial signup questions cover children, marital status, interests, smoking and drinking habits, religion, profession, income, family situation, relationship history, and more. Past columns and submission guidelines are at latimes.com/laaffairs Throwing a line into the cyber-fishing pond for a date on a Friday night is as scary as it is (too) easy. Sure, I was originally hoping to find someone to grow old with, but, if the gods hand you a lemon, make lemon meringue.I'd had a 16-year marriage that ended in divorce six years ago, and my 18-year-old daughter was finally off at college. His loved ones said he was also a great father."You see picture after picture, just him and her.That was his heart, you know, and we know that's her hero.The three men were identified as Andre Warner, 26; Gary Gray, 31, and Joshua Ellington, 26.