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.