Old people dating site
We know it's not easy being out of the dating game, especially when you feel that you're left behind when you see those sweet couples snuggling together while watching a romantic movie at the Leicester Square, or happily taking a stroll while holding hands together at the Regent's Park.But did you know that these days more and more mature people are joining online dating sites?A large number of these Americans are single, with 55 percent of women and 28 percent men over 65 stating they were unmarried.With so many people unattached later in life, it's only natural that some of them would dip toes in the dating pool, said Dr.Pepper Schwartz, AARP love and relationships ambassador."I think the majority of single people at this age are interested in finding a partner, but many feel that it is too overwhelming to even try to do it," she said.
The administration also reported the number of Americans age 45 to 64 rose by 33 percent between 20.
Senior sites Here are some key facts from an AARP survey of 1,000 adults over 50 -- some of whom used online dating sites and some of whom didn't.
Of those who tried online dating:23 percent said they did it to meet a broad range of people20 percent said they liked that it was "no pressure"14 percent said they tried it because a friend suggested it13 percent said they had no time to meet people the traditional way48 percent were looking for a serious relationship26 percent were looking for friendship/companionship14 percent were interested in casual dating Women were more likely to be seeking friendship than men Of those who didn't try online dating:18 percent said it doesn't fit their lifestyle13 percent said they heard too may negative things about it12 percent said it was too risky to talk to strangers online Women were more likely than men to be worried about the safety of online dating Others are looking for a second chance at love, including De Vito, who is twice-widowed and has turned to sites such as Our Time and Match.
more Stitch.net, an on-line dating service that just launched in Fairfield County, caters to the 50 crowd.
more In a lot of ways, Carmela De Vito has found that dating at 57 is similar to dating in her teens or 20s.