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This is when I realise that dating online at my age is not only like visiting a foreign country for the first time, there is a whole new language to learn too. Then there were the technical terms: pansexual, sapiosexual, heteroflexible… If they wear sunglasses in all their photos, liars. But I soon realised that these guys were all starting to remind me a bit of John Noakes from early days. Fun and interesting, in their own quirky ways, but not people that were really going to rock my world.
LBD is “little black dress” (oh please), but then there was a whole other list of acronyms to come to terms with. And to think I had struggled with Little Black Dress. One or two got close to shaking it a bit, but then then ran a mile.
Getting a little bit of a thrill like someone had just asked me to dance at the disco. Or, at the other extreme, have endless photos of them skiing, skateboarding, skydiving or scuba diving and telling me how active and adventurous they are. I had a couple of dates with an osteopath who told me what gorgeous gastrocnemius muscles I had, but that my sartorius needed stretching.
Where are the 50-year-olds who are just like me, I ask myself? Because, as I am soon to find out from their profiles, it looks as if 99 per cent of them are only looking for women under 35, who are “happy to have casual sex”, “are in good shape” and who “look good in a LBD”. I had been warned by single girlfriends about the lying giveaways (and yes I know, women lie too). I kicked his gluteus maximus before he could go any further.
So if you’re single and looking for someone who’s not averse to a bit of mud, we’re the site for you.