‘Men want someone who is fertile but who doesn’t want children just yet,’ she continued.
‘So they want women in their late 20s or early 30s.
I put a classified ad in Private Eye, which read: ‘Fun, attractive female journalist, 38, seeks romantic, sporty, intelligent guy, 30s/40s for adventures and hopefully LTR/marriage/babies/the lot!
But much like dating, finding just the right match is no easy task, according to industry experts.
While developers collect their own statistics and user responses, this was the first time this sort of focus group was organized, she said.
Franklin Horn had never tried mobile dating before.
The unspoken warning was that, because of my age, I might not find anyone else.
It’s all the horrors of online dating transferred to your phone, where you get creepy texts from people who view your profile and use your location to stalk you. Smartphones and apps are just the shiny new tools in the age-old quest for love.
Why would they like someone who, if she can still have children, would need to have them straight away?