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To deter time-wasters, I tried to be as specific about what I was looking for in a man as possible: someone with a good sense of humour who would share my love of Eighties music.As a more mature woman, I also made it plain I didn’t appreciate being called ‘babe’, ‘sweetie’, ‘princess’, ‘my lovely’, ‘cutie’, or ‘hun’ and that I was not in the market for one-night stands. It felt like going shopping with no limit on my card.Others ‘ghosted’ me — not returning messages after we’d exchanged a few pleasantaries.After a while it didn’t even feel offensive or rude — it’s just the normal way to treat people on Tinder. Jonathan described himself as a divorced ex-policeman in his 50s who now worked in security.Today, there’s no innocence, no flirting, no finesse.I began the week being ‘wooed’ by a ‘suitor’ who called himself Firm Hand. Will she ever experience that thrill of eyes meeting across a crowded bar?But with my 50s approaching, I’m at an age when I’d like someone to cuddle up to at the end of the day.
Fifty-three-year-old travel agent Claire Morton's husband left her after 24 years Though shocked and hurt, the mother of three from Colchester, Essex, admitted she was excited about being single and joined dating app Tinder‘Bye then,’ she said, as he walked out of the door and out of her life Though shocked and hurt, Claire, a 53-year-old travel agent from Colchester, Essex, admits part of her was excited at the thought of being single again.
I’d also resolved to drive twice round town on the way home in case he followed me.
He turned out to be a perfectly nice chap who’d had a similar experience to me on Tinder. Marital therapist Andrew Marshall, author of It’s Not A Midlife Crisis, It’s An Opportunity, says he has been seeing more and more women like Claire, bored with their marriages and tempted by one ‘last hurrah’ in the seemingly exciting world of internet dating.
In fact, she’d be the first to warn any married woman secretly thinking the grass might be greener on the other side to stay firmly where she is.
Claire says: ‘I’d hoped to meet some decent men in their 50s, someone with whom I could enjoy a conversation or a meal out.‘But it was horrendous and I’ve found that it’s zapped my confidence and made me feel a lot more anxious about the future.‘I’ve been shocked by the number of men who think it’s acceptable to send you pictures of their private parts.‘One man started sending me lewd messages, asking me what I’d like sexually.