Learn to sing in eharmony online dating
Enter online dating: engines asking you more questions than an inquisitive 6-year-old.
Lesson one: online dating requires you to know what you want.
This was confirmed by a survey conducted by OKCupid, which suggested that on average, men aged 20–50 prefer to date a girl in her early 20s.
Despite having limited the age to 41 on my own filter, the ‘Daddios’ – as old as 57 – were flooding into my inbox.
After the painstaking process of answering 120 questions, I finally began to get matched.
I had selected men in the age range 28–41, and was paired with quite a few.
I might ask her for the number of her colourist though.
She has nice pink hair’, I reply.team, I agreed to experiment in trying to find love in the cyber world, with all its personality filters: lawn game champion, marathoner, political junkie, health nut, zombie survivalist, tree-hugger, vegan, die-hard carnivore, non-believer in cologne (or deodorant), and finally, but importantly for me, just how much are you a Christian – really?
Too many were divorced and didn’t sound like they were healed from the last marriage.
The three of us had never had an issue with our age, until men on these sites started to highlight it – be it in messages, in conversation, or in their lock-down filters for girls under 29.
This process has made me aware that women are often more accepting of age than men are.
I also roped in two girlfriends based in London, who are also single, and in their 30s.
They agreed to take on the world of online dating from home in the UK.