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I would sign up to both secular and exclusively Christian websites, both paid and free, adding in the latest craze of ‘hook-up’ dating apps.
On every dating site or app I tried, I would clearly state that I was a Christian, and that spirituality was ‘very important’ to me.
This was confirmed by a survey conducted by OKCupid, which suggested that on average, men aged 20–50 prefer to date a girl in her early 20s.
Despite having limited the age to 41 on my own filter, the ‘Daddios’ – as old as 57 – were flooding into my inbox.
He was actually three inches shorter than he said on his profile – so he’s not 5’9 but a whopping 5’6.The three of us had never had an issue with our age, until men on these sites started to highlight it – be it in messages, in conversation, or in their lock-down filters for girls under 29.This process has made me aware that women are often more accepting of age than men are.According to Pew Research, one in five Americans aged 25–34 have used online dating, and it’s also popular with older singles.The research also showed that 5% of Americans who are married or in a committed relationship said they had met their significant other online.