The other "signs" are greying hair, double chins, thinning hair and having bad teeth. It’s about attitude and confidence and intelligence and wit and charm and, subconsciously, fertility. And you don't have to be married to a Dimbleby to know that men can still father kids well into their seventh decade — so this study doesn't stand up to rigorous scrutiny. I’m no Miss Andry, but, boy, women suffer much more than men from such looks-ist attitudes. (Women’s perception of what’s attractive in the opposite sex is way broader and more forgiving.
A friend of mine works in an Apple Store in the States and said half his staff are "helping" customers out of hours. I certainly fixated on "Tom" at the Regent Street store.
Reading it on my laptop in the aptly named Cafe Affaire in central London, I consider what she really wants: a no-strings-attached sexual relationship.
What I don't know is how her husband will feel about it. Aside from the little matter of her marital status, she also believes I have a wife, but she doesn't care.
That’s true whether you’re 16 or 56, but more than 40 percent don’t believe there is anyone “out there” to date.
As to the “why” behind the lack of date-nights, nearly 60 percent say they don’t need a relationship to be happy.