And I’m not the only one — business is booming for Jean, whose clients’ age range spans from the early 30s to the mid 50s.‘I’m busier all the time, not because it’s harder to flirt these days, but because it’s become more acceptable to ask for help,’ she says.
‘People are just expected to know this stuff, and they think everyone else is born good at it.’Indeed, the boom in online dating and the rise of so-called ‘silver splitters’, who divorce in midlife, means more of us than ever are struggling on the dating scene: one in five women over 45 is now single.
Another 64 per cent say they would happily go out with a man who was attractive if he used a naff one-liner on them - with ‘Apart from being beautiful, what do you do for a living? Life without you would be like a broken pencil...pointless. Girl, you better have a license, cuz you are driving me crazy Baby I want to wear you like a pair of sun glasses, one leg over each ear. Starlight, starbright why don't you come home with me tonight! I think I saw a picture of you once, I saw it in the dictionary, it was right next to the word "KABLAAM" Do you like punani .. How'd you like to come to My Space so I can Twitter you with my Yahoo until I Google on your Face Book? Baby, your lips are like candy and im the fat kid Hey girl you got a father? There aren't enough "O"'s in the word "smooth" to describe how smooth you are. I feel like Richard Gere, I'm standing next to u, the PRETTY WOMAN (for an overweight person)"Hey baby, do you want to put the love in these handles? because the first wall you put between us was to high for my regular ladder. They say apples don't fall far from the tree, so that must mean your mom's hot too Girl do you have a fever cause you sure look hot ! (why) cause your hair is on fire You so fine I'd bite yo toe nails and drink yo bath water. Cause you have it around your lips (two girls are talking to each other) interupt them saying "hello ladies i don't mean to come between you... " and moved the thread from General Questions to In My Humble Opinion. Supposedly they are some kind of chat line where you can talk with other people in the area--is that not the case? Like the OP I always wondered how they worked and who their clientele was.For instance a local chat line in Chicago may be in Iowa or Louisiana but it's free if you have free long distance. I'm still hoping we'll get someone in here who's actually called one. Is your name Katniss, cuz you're starting an uprising in MY district.