Surely the prognosis for these relationships in ten years’ time is far grimmer than for your own?
It’s likely these women will be rigid with panic by the time they’re 38 and their biological clocks hit the last-chance alarm bell.
Former MP Edwina Currie has revealed her ‘disturbing’ experiences when she went on dating websites catering for older people.
In the new More 4 series The Baby Boomers’ Guide To Growing Old, she and TV presenter Johnny Ball take on a number of challenges on the topics of love, work, body and fun.
She had been dating for years following her divorce, mostly short-term relationships, and was always careful to use condoms in bed.
Price, author of Better Than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk about Sex After Sixty, says that when she and her now husband were ready to get intimate, she asked him point blank: "Shall I get the condoms or will you?
By comparison, your boyfriend sounds pretty wonderful: he adores you, you’re soulmates, the sex is great and he wants to start a family.