Dating coaches take a more positive stance on dating after 60.
They explain that a change in mindset is essential for women over 60 who want to find romance.
In a much happier tale, Ohio students Josh Avsec and Michelle Aendas who matched back in September 2014 are being sent on a dream date to Hawaii.
They became an internet sensation after it emerged they were messaging for three years without meeting, deliberately taking ages to reply.
The Sun Online tried it out for authenticity - but it only appeared to work in some cases.