Dating on line for older folks

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Yet on internet sites, there are dozens, hundreds, possibly even thousands of single people seemingly just like you, all looking for that special person to alleviate their loneliness and provide excitement and companionship for their later years.Henning Wiechers, who conducted the recent survey on behalf of Metaflake, the vast German online dating agency, claimed that when people are too old to go clubbing, they need to access a second marriage market — and that the internet provides the perfect forum. While online dating is certainly booming in popularity — the industry is worth £170 million in the UK, with nine million of us now logging on in the hope that we will find somebody, otherwise unreachable, who will be just right for us — my experiences should serve as something of a warning to others looking for love online.None seemed to have any of the extra pounds that actually counted, namely money.

The idyllic cottage was monstrously untidy, littered with papers, dusty and dirty and he was fusty and not very clean either.

According to a new survey, the lucrative online dating industry is growing fastest in the 50-plus age group — and it’s not hard to see why.

Once you are retired, widowed or divorced, it feels all but impossible.

He paid upfront and she was going to reimburse him for her share of the cost.

But the day before, she rang to say she had changed her mind and wouldn’t be going after all.

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