Many seasoned single adults increasingly feel that their love lives are pretty much over because the pickings are either slim or none. Middle-aged women especially tend to believe that their male peers are cherry-picking younger females to date.
The upshot is that many folks on the other side of 50 with no relationship prospects in sight have thrown up their hands to the Lord, and feel destined to live alone for the rest of their lives. Well, the prospect of dating and finding love does not have to be all doom and gloom!
People over age 50 represent the fastest-growing demographic in online dating. Folks who are looking for love should try dipping a toe or two, back into the dating pool by looking for love on the internet. Keep in mind, however, that the top criteria when seeking a mate online must include mutual interests which should take precedence over physical appearance and any mentions of sexual prowess. The sites should also be senior-friendly and offer a no-hassle online experience.
We’ve scoured the web and found dating sites that will appeal to the 50 and over set, so go ahead, jump in, the water is just fine!
NaughtySeniorDating.com: For adults north of age 50 who want to chat, possibly meet and enjoy some naughty grown fun. Whether you are searching for a fling, friendship, or love – you will meet seasoned singles on the site that will tick your boxes. There are no free trial plans. The VIP membership cost is $39.95 for one month, three months cost $94.95, six months cost $129.95.
SeniorFriendFinder.com: For singles over 60 and in their prime, the site is a wonderful place where mature people meet for friendship, dating, and marriage. They provide online matchmaking services, including personals and photographs to help you get to know a person before taking that next move. Senior FriendFinder offers a variety of membership packages. Standard membership is free. As a standard member, you can chat, send instant messages, and browse through their worldwide database of profiles.
eHarmony.com: The site has a good compatibility matching system where applicants must answer 80 questions (20 minutes). For over 20 years, the company has been committed to providing a platform that is safe, inclusive, and welcoming to each member of their community as they find real love. Pricing to join is as follows–free to sign up; $59.95 for one month, $23.95 a month for a three-month plan, $29.95 a month for a six-month plan, $19.95 a month for a yearly plan.
DateMyAge.com: They are helping to bring folks together globally across 40 countries. The company’s model is “pay-per-action.” Members only pay for services that they use (e-letters, chats, video chats). This may cost more than membership on other dating sites but can also cost less. Members make the decision on how active they want to be. Hooking up is not always on someone’s agenda. The site has members who are looking for a date, but in many cases, they are very happy to find friendship, companionship, or online romance.
OurTime.com: The niche online dating site offers easy-breezy navigation, simple multiple-choice questions, same-sex romantic connections. Unlike some of the more mainstream dating sites, OurTime offers a solitary premium plan that allows singles to take advantage of all of the features offered. The service also has a free plan that provides limited services but enables users to get a good feel for the service. The site’s one-month premium plan is $23.99, and $11.99 a month for a six-month plan.
Match.com: One of the oldest dating sites around with over 17 million subscribers and 2.5 million of them are seniors. Match offers a guarantee that if you don’t find your ideal partner on the site within six months, they will give you an additional six-month membership for free. It also claims to have produced more marriages and relationships than the other dating site. Standard pricing set up is $12.99 a month for a three-month plan, $9.99 a month for a six-month plan, and $7.99 a month for a yearly plan.
BlackBabyBoomerMeet.com: Is a focused community dedicated to single Black Baby Boomers. There is free browsing, easy site navigation, a super quick profile set up, and all for a monthly subscription of $19.95 or $189.95 for the year.