Thomas Romo - the director of facial, plastic and reconstructive surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital - said the group received hundreds of letters from children every year requesting surgery after being bullied.
He was waiting for me in my local London pub, The Bells, in his tight jeans, T-shirt and trainers, looking a little apprehensive. By and large he wasn't interested in girls of his own age.
But I felt a vague dissatisfaction because something was not right.
I realised I didn't actually care about any of these men.
It was like looking into a cake shop and seeing all the scrumptious little cupcakes with their colourful swirly tops. A second date followed a similar pattern, ending at his apartment in Marylebone.
Why on earth would you choose the boring old Victoria sponge? We sat outdoors at a cafe in the morning sun and ordered cappuccinos.
Now, I don’t always agree with all of the conclusions that Rudder draws from his Ok Cupid data.
Once upon a time, he was trying to illustrate why free dating sites were “better” than paid dating sites, but it was clear that he was advocating for Ok Cupid.
While statistics can, theoretically, be used to prove/disprove anything, smart people can usually see through the lies to focus on the numbers.
They want a proper relationship and commitment.'I could see the attraction for him of the older woman; he didn't have to spell it out. I wondered what the next step in this unfamiliar scenario might be. He stayed over that night and fell asleep with his head nestling on my shoulder. From then on we saw one another every three weeks or so.
I always called him Pup and he generally referred to me as Miss. My partner and I had split up the previous year, after a 13-year relationship.
Instead of the female curve, which suggests that 34-year-old women like 34-year-old men, men find 20 year-old women most physically appealing, no matter how old they were. This doesn’t mean that 40 year old men want to MARRY that 20 year old woman, only that they find her the most physically appealing.
To tell men NOT to feel this way would be akin to telling them not to breathe.
Data reveals truths that we might not want to say out loud.