More than 48% of people over 50 turn to online dating for a serious relationship, 26% for friendship, and 14% for casual dating.
But I think it hits a very good point - Age is "not just a number" for everybody when it comes to relationships. While I guess it's always good for couples to have some experience in common, in a lot of ways, we Boomers truly came of age in a very different world than many young people, I believe.
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But I ask anyone who agrees with his views to consider this question: If you want to buy a new car, you’d naturally go out and find one—you wouldn’t wait until the right car happened to drive right past you. Whether you’ve always been curious about online dating or have done it before but gotten overwhelmed, here are some tips and techniques to help you master this new dating domain.
Incidentally, even my 60-year-old mom, Karen, was skeptical of online dating…until I found my husband that way.