“No way you’re THAT old” “I have mommy syndrome and would be heaven going down on you” That’s just a random, word-for-word sampling of the text messages I get from my online suitors. The last time I had actually dated was 1989 — AKA, pre-internet, pre-social media, pre-cell phones.
” “How bout a full-body massage in exchange for a shoulder rub? OK Cupid, Bumble, Hinge, Happen, Tinder, Match, e Harmony… Back in 2003, I moved to New York City from Seattle, following a divorce after an 11-year marriage.
I had to learn to date (and have sex) all over again.
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There are sites for satire enthusiasts, of course, but also for zombie-lovers, objectivists, and people living the mullet life-style.
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