His emails were fun and witty and when we first met for a lunch date we left the pub at 6pm, always a good sign. My friends liked him and I couldn’t believe I’d found someone at last.
But, while we were perfect for each other on paper, the relationship lacked passion.
I know you want to meet someone who’s 40-ish, but it might be a 33-year-old friend who knows your match. SLIM-DOES-BOSTONOnline dating is absolutely abysmal. I gave up because I was finding it hard to even feign excitement at meeting anyone anymore and realized my attitude was off-putting and I was probably shooting myself in the foot.
Maybe that 33-year-old friend will turn out to be your match. Maybe I sound pathetic, but I’ve just started going out and doing things I like to do by myself.
‘So they want women in their late 20s or early 30s.
Why would they like someone who, if she can still have children, would need to have them straight away?
Despite being a novice at internet dating I found it relatively easy to meet the types of men I thought would suit me.
’Out of a surprisingly large number of replies, Simon’s stood out.
He was 41, adventurous and enjoyed travelling — as do I.
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