And if it hasn’t happened to you yet, you can say “What’s wrong with these terrible people on these awful sites?

” Or you can ask, “How can I make this work for me, despite the obvious flaws? But I’ll tell you, all it takes is one person – and you’ll be standing right with me.

So whether you're single and dating in London, Glasgow or Bristol, join the Urbansocial dating network to meet people online now.

For many single parents, holidays can be daunting – and anyone who’s sat alone on holiday, surrounded by traditional married families whilst the children played will implicitly understand why. Our single parent holidays focus on fun and friendship alongside great destinations.

When I responded that a) There are worse things in life then having dinner with someone who you find unattractive, andb) His friend was at fault for not exchanging photos before meeting up he was totally unconvinced, and more then a tad miffed that i should question his judgement.

(Bear in mind that there weren’t even PCs around he was last single) Anyway, my dad’s friend has subsequently met a great woman on the internet with whom he is in a committed relationship.

All of our holidays for single parents are in group settings, with ready made friends for the children but also like-minded company for the adults too.

Have a look at our Single With Kids holiday makers page to see the wide variety of families who join us on our single parent holidays.

They don’t have time to “date around” several times a week.(actually neither would I). Women, being more vulnerable than men, are more hesitant to date online, so you get a situation where there’s a lot more men than women.

Aside from my own luck and the trendy radio ads and sexy commercials, it seems as if no one’s happy.

I was curious as to what your real opinion is of online dating.