On line dating for middle aged adults
Culling members from all IAC's other online dating sites, it debuted with a membership of more than 1 million, making it the world's largest site for baby boomers.
Laurie Davis, founder and CEO of dating coach service e Flirt Expert, says much of her work involves helping people -- often older active adults -- figure out which dating sites to join.
A free membership will allow you to post a profile and photo, look at other members' profiles and "smile" at people you might be interested in.
You can also upgrade to a "premium" membership in order to e-mail other members and view the site ad-free.
This study uses semistructured interviews with 18 online daters aged 53 to 74 and 2 romance coaches to examine how aspects of their online expectations and experiences are shaped by age and gender.
Baby Boomer This site, aimed at singles 45 and older (although not strict about age requirements) is part of Tango Wire—a network of niche dating sites.
With people living longer and America's active baby boomers reaching retirement age, more and more people are turning to online dating services to find (or replace) Mr. The most popular online dating sites among active older adults are the biggies like and e Harmony.com, which serve millions of people of all ages and thus have the biggest pool of potential mates. In May 2011, operator IAC launched Our Time.com, a site dedicated to the 50-plus crowd. A quick example: Over the past two years, the number of singles older than 50 who joined one of the dating sites run by People Media -- the number one provider of targeted, online dating communities for singles seeking meaningful relationships -- skyrocketed 400 percent.Davis recommends that 50-plus singles join one large, general site, such as or e Harmony, for sheer volume, plus one smaller niche site targeted to their age group. Whether you're reluctantly single or freshly divorced, finding a suitable date can seem like a daunting task, especially after you graduate from the bar scene.Rising numbers of single middle-aged and older adults encouraged a proliferation of online dating websites targeting this population.
However, few studies examine aging adults’ involvement in online dating.