She didn't lock herself into a certain type, but was open to various possibilities.

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She has had a handful of relationships over the years but never seemed to find "the one." She dated American businessman Tom Werner for four years starting in 2000, and had a one year romance with musician Chris Botti that ended amicably in 2005.

Katie also dated Brooks Perlin, an entrepreneur, who was 17 years her junior.

But that didn't happen when the Boston Red Sox beat the St.

Louis Cardinals four-games-to-one in the best-of-seven series. Botti's previous album, A Thousand Kisses Deep, features the No.

People reports that Couric, 47, and Botti, 42 are now dating.

Couric, who has co-hosted Today since 1991 and also reports for NBC's Dateline, lost husband Jay Monahan to colon cancer five years ago.

It increases your opportunity to make connections you won't make if you stay home and watch TV.

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.

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