But in my 40s and 50s, the pickings started to slim'I’ve always considered dating sites clinical and the last resort, but more and more of my friends have started trying them.In fact, internet dating among those of us over 50 is up 40 per cent, while match.com, the most widely used dating site in the world, says the 50 to 65 age group is the site’s fastest growing demographic, increasing 89 per cent in the past five years. His first words after the pleasantries of introduction were ‘You’ll do’, as if I were second prize in the raffle. He had been looking forward to a bit of post-prandial rumpy-pumpy — which is apparently what many Tinder-ites expect — but all I gave him was a bout of indigestion.
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After lunch, he chased me round the Place de Vosges trying to kiss me. Geraldine finds herself in a swish London members’ club having signed up for a £500, one-to-one, four-hour online dating masterclass.
The price tag might seem eye-watering, but the dating coach Neena Madhok (pictured above, 33 years old with a therapy background) promises this will avoid days of fruitless encounters Stung, I retreated from romance for a year.
But in my 40s and 50s, the pickings started to slim.
I recycled a few of my exes, but unsurprisingly, after the initial excitement, all the reasons we weren’t compatible came flooding back.
Maybe the process of online dating can never be a quick means to finding love, but there’s got to be a way to at least increase our chances for finding a lasting, meaningful relationship this technological era! Research on dating in the 21 century shows certain attitudes and behaviors can help people successfully find love online.