The men, whose ages range from 20 and 48, were arrested last week, according to ABC affiliate KTRK-TV.They have been charged with online solicitation of a minor, a second-degree felony. One, a security guard who pretended to be an officer from a nearby county, brought alcohol and 25 condoms with him, according to KHOU-TV.The men were arrested as part of an investigation targeting predators who solicit sex from minors online, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office in Texas.For three days last week, investigators with the sheriff’s office’s High Tech Crime Unit posed as underage kids, between ages 11 and 15, as they talked to the suspects online and agreed to meet with them at certain locations, according to media reports.If a man is a lifelong bachelor, there must be some very good reason why he has never been able to sustain a relationship, and if he is divorced, the chances are that he is living in a bedsit while still forking out huge maintenance payments to an ex-wife. We are constantly being told, in study after study, that the over-60s are enjoying a riotous sex life unknown to previous generations. I have so many friends who have tied themselves in knots trying to be fair to their future beneficiaries.Even if I take those statistics with an extra-large packet of Saxa, it's true that I am theoretically free to enjoy as many sexual relationships as I like. Over time, they have forgotten — or maybe they never knew — how to fall in love properly or even begin to inch closer to someone.Dr Friedman says older men suffer these problems because they were brought up differently from younger chaps.
So many of my female friends of a certain age are searching for love, on the internet or elsewhere, and coming up with precisely zero. It has led me to conclude that though ever more of us are looking for true love in our later years — in fact, dating sites aimed at the over-50s are the fastest growing among all age groups — the fact is very few of us will ever find it.
Even if I were to hitch up with my current admirer, how much time, realistically, would we have together?
She enters my life like the dozen women who came before her and the hundreds who will follow: in the palm of my hand, flickering on the touchscreen of my phone. Being nearly a decade older, I find her youth a bit distressing. Further stoking my curiosity is the knowledge that Michelle is three miles from here, which has the effect of making her seem more real than the catalog resembles, blurring the line between fantasy and reality, pixel and potential.
No many more types could be included on this list, and some men may fit into many categories.
Still, in the world of online dating, some types seem more prevalent than others.