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But - hard-nosed as it sounds, and I can't pretend it's always easy - take the emotion out of it or you will be hurt over and over again.
If and when a deeper relationship comes along, don't worry, emotion will come flooding back. Most people have heard the woeful tales of vulnerable, lonely women preyed on by men who promise them love before persuading them to stump up big bucks for a bogus medical bill or some other phony hard-luck scenario. There are also the glamorous young foreign women (often revealed to be prostitutes) who expertly manipulate an older man's vanity as an easy way into his wallet, or perhaps to gain British nationality. Lesson number two: if it all sounds too wonderful to be true, that's because it's a lie.
He was too embarrassed to hang up and by the time he ended it, half an hour later, he'd added to his phone bill. His online photo showed a younger, better looking man than the ropey, dentally challenged individual sitting opposite me in the restaurant.
Remember that like any other business, dating sites want your money, and they have been known to employ tricks to encourage you to sign up, such as using fake profiles of potential partners who "want to contact you". OK, it's not really a rule, but another option is the dating app for your smartphone, which matches you with people in your geographical area, if you have both registered a mutual attraction. If you are over 50 and looking for something a bit more, um, traditional, there is a new app for you, called Stitch.
I spent a wild week or two on Tinder, meeting younger men. It's being trialled at the moment in the US and Australia.
Bigger, mainstream, all-generations sites tend to be less staid and a bit more funky.
and e Harmony are among the most popular, and allow you to cast a wide net.
My 'dangerous dating' was brought to an abrupt end due to an unexpected turn of events and in any case I was beginning to feel it had run its natural course.