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Encounters Dating profiles from Essex


57 - Colchester, Essex

Young 58 , looking to start afresh on a new adventure ...enigmatic personality ..kind and considerate and...


73 - Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

I am honest, reliable, don't smoke. Love the outdoors, holidays, music (most types) theatre, walking, swimming....


65 - Colchester, Essex

Open minded guy, easy going and very likeable, caring and ready for a challenge, treat people with respect, l...


74 - Braintree, Essex

I am Sociable happy to meet new people, don’t have a problem making conversation. I am tactile, a good listener...


67 - Dagenham, Essex

Because if you don't you will be missing out.Lol!I am in my 60s, but have the energy and enthusiasm of a 20 year...


68 - Braintree, Essex

Like the outdoors, go to the gym , like music and seeing bands, enjoy reading and most sports , have travelled...

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