I am willing to relocate in order to connect with the right.. I love nature, the ocean, the beach, the mountains, and wildlife.
After her marriage broke down, Jenny Beard knew finding love again wouldn’t be easy.
‘Our job is to get our members in front of as many other members as possible.
Members on any of these sites can apply filters to ensure they are not contacted by anyone they don’t want to be.
I am a caring, compassionate, honest, and warm person.‘One, a store manager, had joined a website called Old Flirt. They came from geographical and rock music dating sites. One didn’t even know I had a son, which was the whole point.He was my age but, had I known the site he was on, I would have hauled him out on the grounds that it was a ridiculous name. It made me think my profile might have been edited.Describing her interests as ‘going to the theatre and restaurants, enjoying country walks as long as they feature a tea shop’, she was hopeful she would meet mature, like-minded men who understood the difficulties of bringing up a child alone.What she didn’t expect was to find herself posted as a ‘hot date’ on cheesy lads’ magazine sites, and bombarded by spam emails from people who didn’t even exist — or if they did, had anything but a country walk in mind.I am a rather laid back and non-materialistic person and feel the most important things in life are those that, too many people these days, take for granted. I am a very kind, gentle and soft woman, I'm happy, I do not like and do not know what the scandals in the family .... I have a home out on 5 acres where I live and have a great family , just missing 1 thing, I hope I can find her so we can ..I try to make the best of each day I receive, as tomorrow cann.. Also, in a bid to boost their revenue, the company was specifically employing staff whose sole job it was to set up and run fake profiles on the dating sites, to keep members interested. I was put on the back foot and so flummoxed I didn’t contact him again.’Nonetheless, as the months passed, she was sent three emails a day from unlikely suitors, who ranged in age from 22 to 73. ‘I can’t remember any being particularly crude, but maybe they were and I never saw them.’Jenny says she quickly suspected some of the identities were fake.Within weeks, Jenny got her first warning signal: She’d begun emailing a fellow single parent from her area and the pair had swapped phone numbers:‘I texted him and said “it’s Jenny from Just Single Parents” and he replied “what? ‘I know I got emails that weren’t from real people,’ she told Channel 4 News.Disturbingly, their deception has proved an unqualified success.Global Personals — whose headquarters are in Windsor, Berkshire — makes £40 m a year, employs 130 staff and is believed to take a 40 per cent cut of every membership subscription, with the remainder going to the spin-off company.‘Internet dating seemed the best way of meeting people,’ she says. It’s the last place you would expect to find me and a waste of time and money.