"I left my heart out there, and this guy took advantage of it," the 51-year old Best said.
In 2011, the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center received 5,600 complaints from victims of so-called "romance scammers" -- criminals who scan online dating sites, chat rooms and social networking sites for potential victims.
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"When I moved back home to Chicago, John — who thought Jason and I were perfect for each other — set us up on a blind date.
By the end of dinner, I knew I wanted to marry him."Rosenthal said the purpose of her essay was to create a "general profile" for her husband, including all the things she loves about him -- even though she, herself, has never dabbled in online dating."I have never been on Tinder, Bumble or e Harmony," she wrote.
Best-selling children's author Amy Krouse Rosenthal and her husband of 26 years, Jason, received some tragic news on September 5, 2015.
In a heartbreaking essay for the New York Times Love column, the mother of three reveals that she was diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer after going to the emergency room with symptoms she accredited to "no-biggie" appendicitis."So many plans instantly went poof," she wrote.
"But I'm going to create a general profile for Jason right here, based on my experience of coexisting in the same house with him for, like, 9,490 days."She continued on to list all of her favorite things about her husband, "a dreamy, let's-go-for-it travel companion" and "an absolutely wonderful father.""He is 5-foot-10, 160 pounds, with salt-and-pepper hair and hazel eyes," Rosenthal wrote to knock out "the basics.""He is a sharp dresser.
Our young adult sons, Justin and Miles, often borrow his clothes...."No wonder the word cancer and cancel look so similar."In her essay, Rosenthal details her beautiful love story with her husband, who she describes as an "easy man to fall in love with.I did it in one day.""My father's best friend since summer camp, "Uncle" John, had known Jason and me separately our whole lives, but Jason and I had never met," she wrote.The premise of It’s Just Lunch is simple: a lunch date or drink after work is the ideal first date.It’s a no pressure, relaxed setting where you can actually talk face-to-face.We’re proud to have sponsored numerous events and charities throughout our history.