"Never be pressurised into meeting someone you are chatting to online if you don’t want to," she said.
"Always tell someone you are going to meet someone.
As research shows, men and women live this transition in different ways.
If there is something that is a little bit odd or doesn't feel right, listen to it." star has been married to Derek Draper since September 2005 Kate – who will celebrate her landmark 50th birthday in May – recently opened up about her own 11-year marriage to former Labour advisor Derek, who she met through a mutual friend at GMTV. I think he was a bit disappointed when I turned up because Andrea's gorgeous!
"We went for drinks in London and she invited him along, telling him there was this girl at GMTV she really wanted him to meet," Kate told the . " STORY: Susanna Reid would not rule out having a baby at 50 She added: "We got on straight away. Do I wish I'd had a child with a person I dated in the sixth form?
"And actually, he's the best thing that ever happened to me," she confessed. "Always make sure that you have confidence in yourself," the star encouraged.
"You have something to offer – and if they can't see it, someone else will." Similarly, Kate said it is important to stay on the lookout for people who will compliment "the confidence the first 40 or 50 years of life have brought you".