Not that I was especially aiming for a younger date, rather it was the only event within my own age range which was being held in a wheelchair-accessible venue.
As a forty-something male, my biological clock placed me as a rank outsider in the dating game.
The participants then engage in a series of mini dates during the evening, each date lasting three minutes.
Speed dating events are now almost exclusively arranged through internet dating services, and each one is categorised according to age ranges as well as specific cultural groups, e.g. The event I booked myself on was for older men and younger women, organised by the agency Speed
These criminals—who also troll social media sites and chat rooms in search of romantic victims—usually claim to be Americans traveling or working abroad. While their most common targets are women over 40 who are divorced, widowed, and/or disabled, but every age group and demographic is at risk. You’re contacted online by someone who appears interested in you.
I arrived at the stylish bar called Stanza, on the edge of Soho at the top of Shaftsbury Avenue, to be greeted by the manager, Darren.
Online dating (or Internet dating) is a system that enables strangers to find and introduce themselves to new personal connections over the Internet, usually with the goal of developing personal, romantic, or sexual relationships.
Members can constrain their interactions to the online space, or they can arrange a date to meet in person.
A great diversity of online dating services currently exists.