Dating middle aged women
Older women may also be scuppering their chances by being too picky.
Sadly, yes, according to Dr Bernie Hogan, a research fellow at Oxford University.I own a lovely two- bedroomed cottage with a beautiful garden, which I enjoy, but night after night I sit on my own watching TV. Which is why online is increasingly regarded as the place where over-40s will have the greatest chance of success.Bernie Hogan’s department, the Oxford Internet Institute, surveyed 25,000 couples in 19 countries — including the UK — who had been living together for over a year.‘I always had boyfriends when I was younger and assumed I would again after James was born,’ she says. These chats were fun — and sometimes quite flirty — but if I ever suggested we meet, the men would often back off, saying they were not looking for a relationship.’A dozen or so dates followed over the years, none of them quite right.When she last registered with an online dating site she was 44 — and few men made contact.