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Senior dating service are on the rise
A senior dating service caters to single men and women over the age of 50. Many people think that only the young are confident enough in the internet to allow computer matchmaking. But they're wrong. The rise of a senior dating service culture is here.
A senior dating service caters to the rise of the baby boomers. Just as the boomers have had an impact on society at every stage of their lives (the hippies of the '60s became the yuppies of the '80s), they continue to change the way older people see themselves.
Part of that change is the way older singles see themselves. They are no longer willing to sit out on the porch alone for the rest of their lives. They want to be active, engaged, and yes, even sexual.
Boomers may be getting older, but they're not surrendering to old age. A successful dating service will cater to this population.
People between the ages of 50 and 70 are quite busy. They have the most responsible positions of their lives. They don't have time to waste sitting in single's bars and hoping for the best.
Instead, they turn to a senior dating service to speed things along.
Additionally, many boomers are coming out of long term marriages. They wonder if they have what it takes to go back on the "singles scene." An internet senior dating service is considered a safe way to test the waters of dating again.
Most senior dating service websites have free trial periods. You can "test the waters" and see if you like your dating possibilities. If you don't you can move on and find a service that better meets your needs.
Once you register for a service, you will fill out a questionnaire which allows others to get to know you, in a virtual sort of way. You will also be able to upload photos. Then you can browse the profiles of other members until you find a match. In this respect, a senior dating service is similar to any other kind of internet dating service.
The difference is that the people you are likely to meet share your worldview because they have the same life experiences you did. They hula hooped. They followed the grateful dead. And, their stock portfolio just got hammered by wall street. Having these things in common means that you are more likely to make a love match.
Still, it will take some experimenting to connect to someone special. A senior dating service can't take all of the misery out of a first date. You will still have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find a prince or princess.
It might feel like you are 16 again when you go out on your first date. But your years of life experience will quickly take over. You are more sure of yourself now and you know what you need from a partner. This gives you an advantage over younger daters.
A senior dating service can help get you back into the game when you have been out of circulation for a while.