I was bemoaning to a friend the other day that I might never find a man. So as I do, often to the great embarrassment of my children, I struck up a conversation with these complete strangers. They just looked so happy and I wanted a little part of it.
It turns out it was their second date. They had met on RSVP a few weeks ago.
I needed to stay in bed a little longer, so I had a look, and was terribly pleased to find it had taken me directly to the section devoted to senior dating. The site was kind of helpful. Some are for people obsessed with fitness, some for getting out and doing things together, some are simply if you could ever call it simple for finding The One. There may be more - she couldn't quite remember. Being in touch with all these men makes me feel alive and interesting.
One in five new relationships starts online, according to research by eHarmony, with the relentlessly upward swing such that it's thought more than 50 per cent of couples will have met online by , and 70 per cent by Debrett's recently announced that it is releasing an etiquette guide for older daters, after research found that almost one million overs were ready to use dating sites in pursuit of romance and even sex, but weren't sure where to start.
Well, plenty already have. Whereas Tinder and the like were once seen as a something's game, and purely for "hooking up", its reputation has changed and now there's an entire older generation of daters hooked on swiping right.
For the uninitiated, this indicates you're interested. If they swipe right, too, you have a match.
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And as 40 and somethings are finally being recognised as late but enthusiastic app-adopters, five per cent more of the market is moving towards this age group. Some apps such as Firstmet are specifically targeted at older users, with more than 97 per cent of their 30 million users being over Jo would have attested to this rise in the older online dating market - if she hadn't spent our entire meeting checking her phone.
There were texts from "Pete", messages from "Greg" and all sorts of other winky face emoji pinging through.
When I asked her if she knew what she was looking for she pulled a face. I can recognise this.
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