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Welcome to the first of my column in which I will be looking to share my experiences not only with online dating but in particular dating a man much younger than yourself or indeed a man dating an older woman. So who am I? Like many of the ladies on here, I was married for […]
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Couple saying hello/goodbye
I have been struggling to define the relationships I appear to have acquired over the last few months. Back in October last year, I wrote about friends who have sex with each other. Back then, I was quite clear in my mind what those relationships were. These days, I’m not so sure. One of my […]
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Are you a sizzling steak or a soggy burger in the bedroom? Once upon a time, the height of quality dining meant enjoying a damn good steak. Steakhouses dotted themselves around our conurbations, both here and across the pond, leaving no man truly a man until he knew his way round a pretty fine rump, […]
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Someone asked me recently if my sexual preferences were vanilla. My immediate response was a raised eyebrow and slight panic, because for most of my life, this quote from American Beautysummed my attitude: “I don’t think that there’s anything worse than being ordinary.” Vanilla was boring. Vanilla was anathema. What he was really asking was […]
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Not everyone’s right for us. Can you take rejection gracefully? One of the good things about growing older and feeling more comfortable in one’s own skin is discovering the ability to say no. Many of us ladies have been taught to be people-pleasers from the year dot; do you want to be loved, little girl? […]
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“How far can a ripped torso take a film?” asked one article on the new Tarzan film.  Then there was this little gem from Buzzfeed  about Italian water polo players. And that hilarious Descendants of the Sun promo. Believe it or not, I was quite unmoved by all these displays of male physical perfection. I appreciated them, but. Attractiveness is […]
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In my last blog I pointed out the 4 top differences between Romantic Duo and online dating platforms. If you haven’t read it yet I encourage you to do so.   Last time, I pointed out that Matchmaking is still a little-known term and for this reason I decided to tell you a bit more […]
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Tackling the age old question of size versus performance is always a bit of a minefield. As a woman I can only speak from the perspective of being on the receiving end and as their appendage is a man’s pride and joy you have to bear in mind that any criticism will really get them […]
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