Senior Dating Site Internet Matchmaking For A Modern Age

May 30, 2010 by  
Filed under Senior Citizens Dating

Have you been on a senior dating site lately? It used to be that the idea of old people dating seemed odd, if not disgusting. But as baby boomers have become the “old people,” it is no longer considered abnormal. People over 50 have the same needs for companionship and romance as the younger generation and many are finding a senior dating site to be their best solution for finding love.

A senior dating site operates in much the same way as any other site. Mainly, the marketing is different because it segments a specific audience – those over 50.

First you have to find a senior dating site that meets your needs. There are many to choose between. You should take advantage of the sites’ free features before settling on one.

Some sites give you full access for a limited period such as seven days. Other sites give you limited access for an unlimited time but allow you to start contacting members yourself only after you upgrade to full (paid) membership.

Once you do settle on a senior dating site, you will need to create a profile. Consider what you put on your profile carefully as it is a very important component as to how your potential dates will perceive you.

You should spend about two-thirds of the section talking about yourself and one-third talking about what you would like in a partner. One tip is to use the word “because” a lot. This forces you to refine what you really mean.

For instance, if you describe your perfect date as “a long walk on a beach at sundown,” that’s pretty vague. But if you add the word “because” it forces you to clarify what that means to you. It also gives your potential partners a good insight into who you are.

In addition to creating a great profile, you should also upload pictures. People who upload pictures on a senior dating site receive 20 times more emails than people who don’t. You are cutting yourself off from the vast majority of people if you don’t upload a photo.

There are a couple of reasons for this. One is that people who stumble across your profile naturally are hesitant to contact someone when they don’t know what they look like. But an even more important reason is because many people who use the search feature, ask to only see profiles which contain pictures. Because most people find connections through a search function, it is a good idea to upload a photo on a senior dating site.

Finally, once you have the profile and any pictures up, you can start sending and receiving emails. When you get an email from someone you are interested in, you can look up their profile and decide whether to respond. Emails lead to phone conversations which in turn lead to real life dates.

A senior dating site can help the over 50 crowd make meaningful connections in a complex world.

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Senior Dating Services Meet People Of The Opposite Sex

May 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Senior Citizens Dating

Senior dating services allow people over the age of 50 meet like minded members of the opposite sex for friendship and romance. The traditional view was that “old people” were past the need for companionship and sex. But, we have left those thoughts behind. As baby boomers move into the over 50 crowd, they are changing the way we see ageing. And, senior dating services are emerging to fill the void.

Senior dating services operate just like any other online matchmaking site except that the marketing is directed at people who are over 50. Participants follow the same patterns to get registered.

First you need to select a service. Most senior dating services have either a free trial period or a limited service agreement. A free trial period allows you full access to the site for a week or so. A limited service agreement allows you to upload your profile and pictures but not send emails. In either case, you will need to pay a monthly fee in order to take full advantage of the service over the long run.

Once you have found the service that is right for you, you will need to complete a profile. The complexity of the profile varies from site to site and may be a main consideration in which service you choose. You want to find the balance between being able to determine who the best matches are for you through their revelation of information and your need to protect your privacy.

To have the best chances of getting dates on senior dating services, you should upload one or more photos of yourself. Most people like to see who they are going to be meeting ahead of time. Studies have shown that singles with photos on their profiles get 20 times more contacts than those without the pictures. Think about what message your photo conveys. You may want to consider having a professional photo with photo touch ups done so you can (literally) put your best face forward.

Next, you need to start contacting other people on the dating service. Usually you do this by sending them emails or private messages through the site itself. They will read your email and look at your profile before responding

You can filter the list of people by many factors including age, religion, region, income, children, etc. You can also ask to see only people with photos (which is why it is so important to upload a photo of your own.)

You should also start receiving emails from other members of the service around this time. When you find an email that is intriguing, you can look up the sender’s profile for more information. If this is someone you would like to chat with further, you can reply to the email. It is not considered impolite to not reply. You have the choice in the matter.

Once you start a dialogue with someone, it will probably be through email or private messaging at first, move to telephone calls, and only if there is a good reason to, move to an actual date. Senior dating services are great in this way because they remove some of the “first date” anxiety because you can feel you already know the individual.

If you are a single man or woman over the age of 50, consider using senior dating services to help you find a partner to grow old with.

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Senior Dating Group – The Modern Version Of A Matchmaker

May 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Senior Citizens Dating

Do you have a local senior dating group? I bet you do! These groups are fast becoming the “must have” of any decent neighbourhood.

In the olden days, life was much simpler. Everyone knew everyone else so if you were looking for a relationship, you just put a discrete word out and lo and behold your knight on his shiny black horse would appear.

Times have moved on but there is no reason why your knight or princess cannot show up today albeit in a four wheel drive or similar vehicle. How do you find a match in this busy world of ours? Join a senior dating group!

Perhaps you are not looking for a long term partner but would love the chance to meet people to go on dates with. You might like to go to a film, theatre, picnic or perhaps even a holiday. Everyday activities that may be just a little more interesting if you had someone to share them with.

A senior dating service is ideal as the members are generally going to be a similar age and share similar beliefs both culturally and religiously. In some dating groups you can be very specific regarding the qualities of your ideal mate. For example, if you don’t have children, you may not relish the thought of taking on someone else’s large family.

Dating services for seniors are booming as more and more people are living longer and looking to enhance their golden years. They have reared their families and/or their careers are now completed. So now they have plenty of spare time and in a lot of cases, financial resources but just need someone else to share the moment with.

Older people have a different approach towards love and relationships. They have probably learned that physical beauty is only skin deep and while being attracted to the other person is very important, they do not need to resemble the latest fashion icon or supermodel. Hopefully both parties will have grown to accept their grey hair and wrinkles!

As we get older, compatibility and shared values become much more important. While older people can obviously still become intimate, they are less likely to be lead by their hormones as your average teenager. They will have already dealt with the issues caused by wanting kids or work/life balance. They do not face the same hurdles as younger people when it comes to finding a suitable partner.

But it is not all plain sailing. As we get older, we can become more set in our ways and less adaptable to change. After being alone, it can be difficult to open up your life to others. We may also have children or grandchildren who may believe that we should be spending the remainder of our days on the porch in the rocking chair.

But you will never know who you might meet or what experiences you could have until you try. So get those glad rags on and join your local senior dating group today.

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