Our site is a safe and friendly environment for busy creatives to make new friends.’ ‘There is an honesty which is often absent from traditional dating,’ she says.
‘The world, and our roles in it, have changed but we all still want to meet people with whom we have a connection, whether friendly or romantic.’ Suzie King, meanwhile, is enjoying a happy platonic partnership of a year’s standing with a 62-year-old former accountant which, she says, is every bit as fulfilling as her previous, more traditional, relationships.
We associate sex with intimacy, but that’s often far from the truth.
When Suzanne Hartington, an attractive divorcee in her early 50s, placed her advert on an internet dating site, she knew exactly what she was looking for: someone roughly the same age to share her love of cooking and country walks.
But Suzanne, a paralegal from Devon, chose this particular dating site because she knew its male subscribers would meet her one essential dating criteria — that they, too, wanted a meaningful relationship forged on an entirely platonic basis.
Like Jennifer, she needs some advice but is concerned about how she can make the transition into dating easy on her children. He'd like to date again, and some of his friends say he should start looking for a woman now — after all, he's getting divorced soon.
But John knows better because he's still married, and dating now would go against God's desires.