“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).
The dating expert says that British women have become entitled and overweight and firmly advises clients to avoid homegrown ladies and go for Eastern European girls - who are more feminine, well mannered and prettier in his opinion.
In fact, after realising that British women were 'not marriage material', Richard moved to Moscow, Russia in 2011 with the sole purpose of finding a girl to settle down with.
A British dating expert has delivered a scathing critique of English women - and strongly recommended that blokes date Eastern European girls instead.
Richard La Ruina, 37, from Cambridge has published two bestselling-books on seduction and was named 'Britain's number one superstar chat-up artist' by a newspaper in 2008.
On the other hand, there are men who have never even thought about dating a trans woman before but who are open-minded when they meet one they like. I’ve had three serious relationships in my 20s with men who had never dated a trans woman before. For better or worse, more and more men seem happy to treat trans women with the same level of respect – or crap – as any other woman. I know you mean well, but being trans isn’t my “sexuality”. Sexuality is who you want to go to bed with – gender is who you want to go to bed as.
Many of them are open about it these days, but sadly some men still feel ashamed of their desires.
I, too, am not looking for a husband (although I’m not necessarily against marrying), but I most definitely would like a partner — uhh, with conditions.
The persistent belief is that women are looking for long-term committed relationship and men are looking for short-term sexual relationships.
That may be true for younger people, but that isn’t always the case at this age, she says.
Because they don’t feel like their lives will be worth living.
Many people you meet who are trans may be going through struggles you wouldn’t wish on your worst enemy – getting abused in the street, finding it difficult to get work and the pain of family rejection.
I asked some of my followers about the things they’d like to know/would like other people to know about dating trans folk and here’s what they came up with… But even so, if you think men who fancy me are gay because I ‘used to be a boy’ by that logic anyone who’s ever fancied a grown adult must be a paedophile – because everyone used to be a kid? And anyway, in my experience, it’s always better to wait for these things to, well, pop up naturally. It took him weeks to get his head around the fact that I was trans. Many men have been introduced to trans people through porn – so for them, we’re these hyper sexual creatures, a naughty fantasy.