I double clicked on his name, thinking it would open up more details on this mysterious man, instead I’d sent him an invitation for a private chat. In the weeks before the cruise, we’d wage nightly two-hour marathon calls, with Dan in Chicago and me in Detroit. Weirdly, both of us were supposed to travel with local friends, and both of us had seen our friends back out. Finally, he revealed himself, alongside Ian, a man I’d met on a previous cruise.And when these friends changed their minds again, and decided to come, both of us said no. At the Fort Lauderdale meet-and-greet the night before the cruise, I took a seat at the bar, anxious to finally see Dan. He had stood back because I had too many people around me.Scrolling through the list of passengers in the chat room, I noticed Dan’s profile picture.He had Photoshopped a black bar across his face, which made me curious. Both of us had decided another marriage was not an option.But one dating app isn't giving romantic hopefuls that essential escape route option anymore, thanks to its novel new dating concept that will see two single strangers spend several days together on the holiday of a lifetime in the Caribbean.Teaming up with tour operator Cheap Caribbean, dating app The League is aiming to shake things up with those looking for love this Valentine's Day with it's 'Paired Up for Paradise' event.I don’t feel like I am single.” He took off his blue wristband.
We held our pre-wedding party at the same bar in Fort Lauderdale, where we first met.Some familiar faces from an earlier cruise were there, so I had pals around me. Without a bar obscuring him, I saw a handsome man…but, thanks to our phone calls, I was already attracted to the person he was inside.Two days into the cruise, Dan and I were in a hot tub.To tell the truth, I was kind of excited to find out what it was like to stand on my own two feet.So it was with a bright sense of optimism that I sampled some of the options available for single people, including online dating and a singles’ cruise vacation.She also teaches management classes for a university.In their spare time, Dan and Donna love to golf, bowl, dance, and spend quality time together.And sometimes, when you aren’t looking, you will find the love of your life.Donna currently lives in Detroit, Michigan with hubby, Dan, where she recently received her certification to teach yoga.Dan loves to cook and Donna loves to eat, so they do make the perfect couple!They’re looking forward to their third anniversary cruise to the Caribbean on the Crown Princess in December.