Seniors accept internet dating. Posted 10:33 pm EST, Saturday, March 7, 2015

Seniors accept internet dating. Posted 10:33 pm EST, Saturday, March 7, 2015

In a complete great deal of means, Carmela DeVito has discovered that dating at 57 is comparable to dating in her own teenagers or 20s.

«the exact same material goes on, » said the Milford resident. «They inform you they will phone, as well as do not call. «

But there is one notable means in that the dating scene has changed since DeVito’s youth — through the Web. Based on a 2013 research because of the Pew Research Center, 11 per cent of United states grownups — and 38 % of these have been solitary and seeking for the partner — stated they utilized online sites that are dating mobile dating apps, such as for instance Match.com, eHarmony or OKCupid.

Those approaching their senior years are hardly strangers to the Web while the study showed younger people were more likely to use the sites. Scientists discovered that 6 per cent of the 55 to 64, and 3 per cent of the 65 and older, utilized online sites that are dating.

You can find also sites geared especially towards the over-50 audience, including OurTime.com, and a niche site run by the AARP. There is a site that is new Stitch.net (which recently expanded into Fairfield County) that compares itself towards the dating website Tinder — favored by more youthful individuals as being a place where a person is almost certainly going to find a laid-back date than real love. Leer más