There's just one small hitch that may prevent this beautiful budding romance from blossoming - Ricardo thinks I'm worth £20million and that I am going to rescue him from his life of drudgery working at a call centre.
Now while you might start getting really excited by this prospect, this particular guy has probably gotten freaked out.
At this point, he’s afraid that everything he said in the beginning has led you to believe that you guys are a couple and he starts acting in a way that shows you this is not the case.
“We’re perpetually fed a line that we’re looking for love in a market that doesn’t value us,” says Marina Adshade, an economics professor in Canada and author of . However, with the gray divorce boom, there are a lot more older people available than ever before.
That said, the dating market for older singles isn’t all that easy. There just aren’t that many available singles our age and the ones who are available are an interesting lot (read Anne Lamott’s funny take of her year on to understand).
A genuine, friendly opening line can go a long way, so here […] The long distance relationship – or LDR – is a contentious issue in the dating world.
People seem to be divided as to whether they are worth investing in.
Ricardo is a tall, handsome and suave 28-year-old Italian.
Even though I'm 14 years older than him, he seems completely smitten with me.
He is so persistent that I'm tempted to come clean and tell him that I'm mortgaged to the hilt, live on my overdraft and any clothes I might buy him are more likely to come from Primark than Prada.
Ricardo is one of scores of young men who contacted me when I joined a website which caters for wealthy men and women looking to flash their cash in mutually beneficial arrangements with younger members of the opposite sex, otherwise known as 'sugar babies'.
Because men have shorter lifespans, many older men are interested in having a potential caregiver or a “nurse with a purse.” They tend to marry quicker than older women, but it isn’t because older women can’t find a hubby; it’s because women are more likely to be looking for a short-term relationship or a companion, not a husband.