I sent him a message..that's where our love story began!
I said Hi, she replied and it's been perfect ever since.
Inevitably, that success has sparked a wave of imitators and successors, from established dating websites dipping their toes in the app waters, to start-ups with a bright idea and a novel gimmick hoping to make an impression.
Primer's editor and founder Andrew field tested a lot of the options out there and has included his own experiences.
I also admitted that I was going for gold in the Hypocrisy Olympics as the Grand Canyon between my beliefs and my behaviour yawned before me. “Clearly you’re only as young as the man you feel.” To my mind, if this 48-year-old wanted to feel younger, why didn’t she try a makeover or bikram planking or yogalates instead of having an inappropriate relationship with a boy nearly half her age.
You see, I feel about ageism the way all feminists do — it’s an inexcusable reflection on the double standards of our sexist society… But once I’d calmed down and thought it through I realised that if Brigitte Macron was asked if she’d be happier with a man her own age, she’d probably decline on the grounds that she doesn’t really crave a life of carpet slippers and watching TV instead of talking. Do you prefer Botox to reading between a woman’s lines?