She told me that she met him and his wife because their children once attended the same school.
She ran into him at a political event years later when they were both divorced. None of this sounds awful or insurmountable, right?
And some of those folks may have previously been wed to a person you are familiar or even friendly with.
In a small town, there is a strong possibility that you know many of the divorced singles living there already.
He had a good feeling about this, and as luck would have it, his instincts were on target.