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And just like younger people, most are turning to the internet to do so.Connie, 83, from London has just signed up for a dating site, even though she can’t work a computer.Solange, 79, from Wales told us: “I might have been in my 40s when I had an inkling of what it was. Solange added: “My take on older men right now is that they’re looking for a housekeeper or a care-giver, neither of which roles I am prepared to take on.” And so living apart seems to be a growing trend among older people trying to keep things fresh. David and Carole live opposite each other, having moved down to Hastings after their respective partners died. Online dating has made sex more accessible for men and women over 60.But as well as offering the possibility of greater sexual fulfilment, the internet is also throwing up new challenges and dangers.For the first two years of dating online, I subscribed to a dating service run by one national newspaper. On my first date, a stunning solicitor turned up at my home in a BMW and designer dress.
Carleton Smith, 55, is a divorced private chef from Chilham, Kent. But, by that point, I’d been internet dating for two years and had been told one lie too many. I began online dating six months after my wife Christabel and I separated five years ago.“It’s the secret sex life of your parents and grandparents.” That’s what one 70-year-old woman in Somerset told Channel 4 News.In fact, 51 per cent of people over 60 told us they are sexually active and many describe enjoying a late sexual bloom.“I have got my wits about me, I do know what it’s all about.” Stella and Peter met on e Harmony and got married a year ago, having both lost their long-term partners.Peter, who was 70 at the time, recounts the nerves of starting over again after many years without sex and said: “I can remember sitting on the sofa with Stella and discussing this and saying, well, I really don’t know whether anything works any more. The internet has made finding love so much easier, but this increased access to sex is leading to increased rates of sexually transmitted infections.