Louise Redknapp finds on-line relationship “troublesome to navigate”.
The 46-year-old singer cut up from her ex-husband Jamie Redknapp in 2017 and has admitted she hasn’t been in a severe relationship since as a result of the lads she meets on relationship apps hold dropping contact together with her.
Writing in an extract from her upcoming e book, ‘You’ve Received This: And Different Issues I Want I Had Recognized’, obtained by The Solar newspaper, she mentioned: “I had what I assumed was an excellent chat with a man, after which someday he requested me what I used to be as much as.
“I mentioned, ‘Oh, I’m simply going for a motorcycle trip’. And that was the tip of that. It’s been 5 months and no reply.
“I’m simply sitting right here questioning what was it that I mentioned? Are bike rides that unattractive?
“Principally, this can be a method to say the brand new world of relationship is so opaque and troublesome to navigate.
“It’s straightforward to really feel you’ve carried out or mentioned one thing incorrect, when in actuality it’s not on you.”
Louise even needed to name on her youngsters – Charley, 16, and Beau, 12, whom she has with Jamie – for assist after one potential suitor insinuated he needed “specific pictures” from her.
She added: “I used to be speaking to Charley someday about how I’d met a man who needed to deliver the dialog over to Snapchat, and instantly he was like, ‘Mum, no’.
“Apparently, the one motive you need to Snapchat is in the event you’ve already obtained a accomplice otherwise you simply need to share specific pictures. Who knew I’d be getting relationship recommendation from my son?”
The previous Everlasting singer doesn’t need to strive celeb relationship app Raya, as a result of she doesn’t need an excessive amount of consideration on her love life.
She defined: “The truth that my life comes with a number of press consideration makes issues much more difficult.
“Whoever publicly dates me goes to have to actually like me lots, as they’ll want to have the ability to put up with the sort of scrutiny I’m usually below.
“In the end, it simply creates one other barrier and makes it tougher for me to let my guard down.
“I’d love to fulfill anyone who I might have an incredible time with, who is robust sufficient to cope with the circus and who could be pleased to be with the true me.
“Relationship after divorce has been an excellent alternative to study to know what I want and deserve.”
‘You’ve Received This: And Different Issues I Want I Had Recognized’ is about to be launched on March 4.