08/03/2012 04:01 pm ET

Online Dating Doldrums? Find Yourself A Wingwoman

Q: Dating older men can be disillusioning. Why are men on singles websites are disingenuous? The ones I’ve met seem to be so needy: They talk about past, failed relationships; some talk about weekend plans like playing golf (both days); some I’ve learned later are still married; and don’t forget about the one that has an old girlfriend living with him because she is indigent and he’s grown fond of her grandchildren. Don’t even ask me about the one that has insecurity issues and kept asking me if I still saw my ex-husband … as we were sitting down to dinner. Just a bunch of losers.

After a while, I gave up looking for the sincere, honest, right guy. — JS

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