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Senior Dating and Finding Love

Senior Dating and Finding Love With widowhood, and around 50% of marriages ending in divorce, many people of a mature age have found themselves once again available and wanting to meet new partners. The good news is that dating at a mature age has never been easier, and often holds fewer issues than for the younger generation. A 2017 study from Saga – carried out among 1,000 over-50s and 1,000 under-50s – has revealed that dating can be more enjoyable and less stressful the older you are because fewer things (like image!) concern people so much. Indeed, 76% of the over-50s who took part in the survey explained that looks and money became less important when looking for a new partner as they got older. The Top 10 partner attributes amongst over-50s were: Honesty and trust Good sense of humour Good personality Similar likes and dislikes Good listener Good sex life Confidence Maturity Close family Good sense of adventure How do people meet for Senior Dating? As with the younger generations, online dating has seen a boom in numbers amongst the senior set. And it has actually been happening for a number of years. According to research undertaken by eHarmony, those aged 55 to 64 years old in the UK, are expected to witness the biggest online dating boom, with an expected 30% rise between 2013 and 2030 (to 2.41 million). In the US, reportedly saw a 400% expansion in members between 2009 and 2011. Naturally, there are many…