The television presenter and personality, aged 52, joins the software after announcing her breakup early in the day this present year. She sets the final end associated with the relationship right down to too little intimacy in her own wedding, in which sheвЂ™d just had sex when in eight years. In October, Ulrika showcased on a high profile form of First Dates resort, by which she possessed a good date, but has revealed it wonвЂ™t be going any more.
Ulrika commentary: вЂњIвЂ™m nevertheless in contact with my date that is lovely, but we have been at various phases of y our life. But I genuinely think weвЂ™ll stay buddys for a time.вЂќ
вЂњI would personallynвЂ™t say i would like somebody in my own life, nonetheless it is wonderful to reawaken some facets of my personality which were inactive for quite some time, and also to feel just like a person in place of merely a mum, and a doggy mum! IвЂ™ve never had a type вЂ“ variety could be the spice of life! I’d like vigor, excitement, enjoyable and closeness.вЂќ
In addition to joining Lumen, which can be strictly for the people aged 50+ and has now 1.5M people, Ulrika movie movie stars in a brand new photo shoot for the software. Dressed as aвЂMrs that is sexy Claus in a variety of red dresses, jumpers and nightwear, Ulrika is visible enhancing the tree, enjoying a brandy, and checking her dating profile. (photos available upon request).
It comes down as new numbers expose that, the same as Ulrika, 45% of British grownups want more closeness within their life, with males are more affected than ladies (53% versus 38%).
Although itвЂ™s primarily singles which are wanting closeness (51%), interestingly around two fifths of people that are hitched or perhaps in a relationships have the in an identical way (42%). Mostly it is sex that individuals feel they have been missing (71%), followed closely by investing quality time with some body (60%), kissing (57%), cuddling (55%) and вЂtouchвЂ™ in basic (52%). Other people want deep discussion (44%) or simply to find out they truly are appealing or sexy (33%).
WhatвЂ™s more, nearly a 3rd of individuals in relationships, including those people who are hitched, state that their relationship is вЂsexlessвЂ™ (31%), increasing to 38% one of the over 50s. As a whole, a lot more than a 3rd of British adults вЂ“ both single plus in relationships вЂ“ havenвЂ™t had sex for over a(34%) year.
When inquired about the causes when it comes to not enough closeness, over fifty percent of individuals (52%) state it is since they lack self- self- confidence, with an identical feeling that is number about their appearance and weight (54%), or feeling ugly (47%).
Singles primarily put it down seriously to the known reality it is difficult to satisfy individuals (68%). Among partners, simply over a say that is thirdвЂ™s the effect of getting kids (34%), while comparable figures put it down seriously to life getting into the way in which, primarily evaluating technology or work commitments (33%/31percent), but additionally hobbies/interests (19%) and social life (17%). But other people report a broad вЂgrowing apartвЂ™ in the long run (31%), as well as which they no further find their partner appealing (16%).
Because of this, significantly more than two fifths (44%) are lonely, while around a 3rd feel undesirable (33%) and an identical quantity state they’ve been depressed (30%).
The normal UK adult hasnвЂ™t had somebody let them know they discovered them appealing or sexy for 345 times, had intercourse in 312 times, felt like theyвЂ™d been intimate with somebody for 284 times, kissed some body romantically for 266 times, held fingers romantically 265 times, or hugged somebody romantically for 238 times.
It could be particularly predominant at the moment of the year, with two fifths of men and women intimacy that is lacking they particularly skip it throughout the festive period (39%), with a lot more than half wanting more intimacy for Christmas time (59%).
LumenвЂ™s co-founder Charly Lester said:
вЂњWeвЂ™re thrilled to possess Ulrika joining one other 1.5 million like-minded over 50s searching for love on Lumen, lots of whom are in a stage that is similar of to her, having leave long-lasting relationships and seeking for lots more closeness inside their everyday lives. With almost 50 % of people wanting more intimacy, weвЂ™re encouraging couples to obtain more intimate this xmas, while for singles, thereвЂ™s never been an improved time for you to provide online dating sites a go and satisfy a special someone.вЂќ
вЂњThis time this past year our вЂsexy SantaвЂ™ advertising had been prohibited for вЂobjectifyingвЂ™ the male model вЂ“ one thing we nevertheless dispute. WeвЂ™re looking towards seeing what folks think about these amazing pictures of Ulrika!вЂќ
Internet dating is quite amazing really вЂ“ itвЂ™s the detective work part of items that I find attractive, being forced to work someone away; build up a photo without conference first. IвЂ™m looking towards starting!вЂќ
Lumen is really a free mobile software (iOS and Android os) tailored into the requirements and practices regarding the over-50s which makes it as simple as possible to fulfill genuine, like-minded singles in a community that is safe.
With proven abilities as a recognised TV presenter, Ulrika is definitely a exceptional prizes host and Conference Facilitator. To book her, contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent via the on line scheduling enquiry kind or alternatively give us a call on 020 7251 8222.