A new survey has found 52% of single people in Ireland over 25 feel they'lll never meet their perfect match.
Online dating site, arealkeeper.ie, found that men are generally more flexible daters then women.
Some 54% of men are more likely to date a smoker, 34% would quit smoking, 78% would travel, while 55% would move house for their perfect partner.
In comparsion, 86% of women are more likely to date someone five years older and 68% would date someone that has children.
While younger people have embraced dating apps, it seems the older audience are still cautious of going online.
Figures show just 22% of those who are single and aged 25 and over use online dating channels - with 30% of singletons aged 25-34 most likely to online date.
But just 11% of available singles aged 55 and over say they would date online.