"Most mobile apps are good for connecting quickly, so you’ll find more singles looking for casual relationships ready to meet on the fly," Julie Spira, a leading authority in online dating advice, tells Mashable.

"However, the traditional online dating sites are doing a good job with mobile." Most apps are complementary to existing web platforms.

Some people are lonely, I do agree, and it is a downside of ageing that there is shrinkage and loss.

The end of a working life signals a loss of colleagues and team spirit.

I am told that I have a bubbly personality and am very warm and kind. I will be saying more about this next week when I have a look back, but I want to flag up to readers that I will not be answering any more problems.

I am sorry to withdraw my services, but please don’t write in after today.

Unless, of course, anything I have said over the past few years has helped you, in which case I would be very happy to hear from you.

I want to start looking at your problem, Jennifer, by challenging your assumption that most people of your age are lonely.

The end of a relationship, through divorce or death, is harder to recover from.

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