So, if you've counted many summers and are single, that's really good news.The stigma attached to being divorced or dating in midlife is no longer an issue—it's virtually gone.With Watson and Stelle’s study in mind, we’ve tested several popular dating sites, looking also for easy online experiences, and come up with five – both free and fee-based, senior-specific and all-ages – that we deem senior-friendly. Click here to visit OKCupid Note Be aware when signing up for auto-payment on any online dating site: Complaints have been filed that certain sites continue to charge monthly fees after a member cancels. See our updated Best Senior Dating Sites (2014) Thinking of trying online dating?Check out more Senior Planet articles: How to set up your online dating profile in 4 easy steps 11 ways to quit lurking and write your online dating profile Do you have a favorite dating site?
In both the business world and the online dating world, people are no longer interested in hearing you talk about how good you are at something. That's a 250 percent jump and explains the buzz-ability around dating for the 50 crowd. Did you know that interest in dating after 50 has never been so hot? According to the , in 1990, only 1 in 10 divorces were couples over 50, but today the number has risen to 1 in 4!People, like myself, born in the 1950’s and early 1960’s were raised with some heavy patriarchal programming, and yet by the late 60’s and 70’s, the women’s liberation and gay rights movements began to dismantle that programming.And as a woman who predominately dates straight, cisgender men, so far, I notice that these old ideas pop up more commonly, or at least more overtly, for people in my age group than they do for women 30 years younger than me.