She knew without a doubt that she wanted to have and be a partner again.
It is so important to hold on to the vision of what we want for ourselves, as she did. Be willing to do the heavy lifting which in this case means putting yourself out there.
Also, let others know what your goal is, and ask them to help by thinking about whom they know who might be a good match for you. You have to circle back around and follow through making sure your number was given, or that you can get a number, thereby closing the deal and setting up a possible meeting, which is just what Katie did. Katie had a variety of different relationships, and dated one man who was much younger.
Chris Botti is harder to pin down than you might expect.
Katie also dated Brooks Perlin, an entrepreneur, who was 17 years her junior.