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Free Online Dating Service for Seniors

By Charles Hopkins Published 01/2/2008 | Dating
Many seniors are keen to explore the dating scene and hope to meet someone to share the remainder of their lives. However, a lot of them are too shy and let their hopes dwindle away. Thanks to online dating services, there is still hope.

Seniors now share the joys of online dating service

It is always heart-warming to hear success stories of seniors and older people finding love on the Internet. The statistics of such successes of online romance leading to marriages or life-long friendships is astounding. This is an encouraging sign for the many singles out there.

There are many seniors who are single either because they never married, got divorced or their spouse is deceased. Many seniors are depressed and lonely because they are single and they do not have deep friendships. Their children are all grown up and busy with their own lives and have no time for them. Some of them are suffering from diseases while others are battling their loneliness in old age homes. It is no wonder then that many of them crave love and attention and turn to online dating services to find some company.

Day by day, the number of seniors registering on an online dating service is increasing by leaps and bounds. Encouraged by friends, colleagues or even by advertisements, more and more seniors are discovering the joys of the Internet as a great medium to meet other singles in their age group. What is most delightful to them, as per a recent survey, is that when they register on an online dating site, they notice they are not alone. There are many others in their age group, looking to connect with a like-minded date with similar goals as their own. Today, with this phenomenon increasing, many online dating services are trying to come up with niche sites, just to cater to seniors. These sites have seen a lot of success.

Statistic show that more and more older people find success with online relationships on an online dating service than any other age groups. These otherwise shy, tech savvy seniors are successful, maybe because of the many years of life experience they have. Unlike youngsters, they are quite sure of themselves and know what they want out of a relationship. Surprisingly, this surety is reciprocated and brings the new relationship on a more mature plane. Expectations among seniors, are minimal. They are usually looking for deep and meaningful friendships rather than mere romantic involvement. Though, these are obviously equally important. Again, seniors have fewer hassles to worry about and are able to devote more focused time and effort on these online relationships. When a relationship gets such nurturing and attention, it has more chances of success.