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Yet, those 50-plus are increasingly joining the scene.
One in five internet users ages 55 to 64 said they’ve used a dating app or service, according to a January 2018 poll from technology and research company Morning Consult. And the overall number of 55- to 64-year-olds who have dabbled in dating sites or mobile dating apps doubled to 12 percent in 2016 from 6 percent in 2013, according to the Pew Research Center.
However, there are also those who are genuine, honest and looking for love. Online dating “is a job, and is not easy,” says Brianne Porcelli, 56, who met now-husband Joe Porcelli, 66 on eharmony. I went to work and home.” Eharmony “took much of the legwork out of meeting someone,” she says.
“I never would have met Joe if it weren't for this site,” she says. It’ll likely take dedication, and patience, to meet your ideal match.
This is a natural evolution, says dating coach Julie Spira, an expert for the 50-plus focused dating site Our Time.
Most people are already texting and checking social media on their phones, so “there’s no reason not to use an app to find love,” she says.
If you’re not comfortable with technology, learn the basics before trying online dating, says Tina Williams, a White Oak Library District outreach services manager who leads a monthly program called Dating Over 50 and teaches online dating classes for adults in her Illinois area.
These findings suggest that older-adult dating sites are, in fact, engaging in pseudo-individualization.
This study focuses on niche dating sites for older adults, one of the fastest growing niches in online dating.
Through a qualitative content analysis and close reading of older-adult dating sites, I seek to determine how and to what extent online dating sites that target older adults actually customize their services to benefit this population.
AARP also provides advice on how to avoid romance scams. You have to seed yourself with that long-term optimism.
You might meet someone in 10 days or it might take 500 …“Anything big in life is going to require a plan and strategy, education and a lot of work,” says Bela Gandhi, founder of the Smart Dating Academy coaching service.