Built on the banks of the Rio Grande, this adobe fort protected settlers and travelers in the Mesilla Valley from desperados and Apache Indians.
Both men and women seeking older partners on the internet report that meeting dates in the flesh usually means confronting a reality which falls far short of the attractive images cultivated online.
It’s a common trick for daters of a certain age to post photos that are years old — and not always of themselves.
The word ‘separated’ can often be translated as ‘still living in the family home and sleeping with my wife’.
One divorced man of my age, who has been on these sites for six years, said that the first woman he met was £50,000 in debt, another wanted him to give her £350 to get her car out of the garage and a third hadn’t mentioned that she had severely impaired vision — the ultimate blind date.
If I’m looking for him, he must be looking for me, I reasoned.
None seemed to have any of the extra pounds that actually counted, namely money.
I read that they were ‘mortgage slaves’ — at 60 plus! Not only did he expect me to buy my own drinks — I’m old-fashioned enough to believe that a man should pay on the first date — but it turned out he had huge baggage.
— that they were ‘comfortable in their old jeans’, that they liked country walks and red wine. At 63 he had a teenage son, plus he was paying maintenance for two other children from an earlier relationship.
But the day before, she rang to say she had changed her mind and wouldn’t be going after all.
This meant he was left to pay for the whole trip, so he went on his own because it was too late to cancel.
Are you looking for a hot local chick for a discreet sex date or are you more looking for a long term relationship?