Dating stories from hell


09-Nov-2014 12:29

When the Mail’s Jan Moir wrote in her column recently about the perils men face when looking for love in their later years, it clearly struck a chord with readers.Here, six brave chaps reveal the horrors they experienced when dipping a toe in the murky waters of online dating.I was nearly home when I realised I’d left my coat in her house, but no way was I going back for it.At first, I tried meeting women by getting out and about — going dancing and joining a bowls club, but without much success; there just didn’t seem to be many women out there.But first, would I send her money to pay for her visa? They’d found the actress’s photo somewhere, and she almost certainly knew nothing about it.

I decided to try online dating when a female friend suggested it.

I think part of the problem is that, as they get older, women are scared to go to places in the dark or on their own so it’s difficult to meet them.