Men and online dating behavior
So why on earth should I settle for an out-of-condition old codger like him just because society deems it appropriate for me?Especially not when I still feel vibrant and youthful enough to attract the hot young Pups of this world? ’ sneered one anonymous troll, while others gleefully informed me that my actions meant I faced a sad and lonely old age.Of course a paunchy man fast approaching his 70th birthday will not compare favourably with a 23-year-old young stud.Especially not when I still feel vibrant and youthful enough to attract the hot young Pups of this world?We exchanged friendly messages and spoke on the phone. We stayed in touch via email and Daniel kept trying to pursue things further, but I knew there would be no point.You can’t commit yourself to someone because he is a nice person — even if he does have a cool car.
Another older potential suitor was 63-year-old Martin.Shuffling self-consciously in his seat beside me at the cinema, I sensed that my date was about to make his move.I wasn’t sure whether he’d do the awkward arm-stretch-behind-my-chair manoeuvre, or ‘accidentally’ brush his thigh against mine.I’ve crossed paths with other older men, too, in the past year or so: some I merely corresponded with; some I met in person.I’ve discovered how world-weary and bitter they can be, desperate to offload their emotional baggage on any female who will listen.