43% of UK Men donít mind paying to help land a Dream Date
19 April 2012
Divorced men are back on the dating picture and are determined to find next Mrs. Right as per the latest survey results. The survey was carried out to celebrate the DVD release of hit romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love,
Known as DADAs (Divorced And Dating Again) - they are committed to find their next partner and are fully prepared to contribute significant amounts of time and money to the chase.
42% of DADA men said they would be prepared to pay for a professional pick up artist to chaperone them on a date, in order to help improve their chat-up technique, compared to just 18% of females in the same situation.
The survey also reveals 31 % of male DADA use internet dating websites actively compared to just 19% women.
In terms of re-marriage DADA men appear to actively want this more than women. 47% of male DADAs are "actively" looking to tie the knot again, compared to just 20% of women.
The survey found there are 20 dedicated date coaching services in the UK that provide "Wing men" and "Wing women" for guys to help them get dates.
Mini Lane, a professional wing-woman who helps men improve dating prowess comments; "Dating is a complicated game for men and more so for those that are starting all over again, having been off the dating scene for a number of years."
Mini adds: "Our teaching focuses on giving our students the skills to help develop meaningful conversation, dress and groom themselves.
Crazy, Stupid, Love stars Steve Carell as a newly separated fortysomething who hasn''t dated in decades and Spends his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar. He is taken on as wingman and protťgť to handsome lothario Ryan Gosling who teaches him the tricks of the trade.