“I didn’t want to seem rude by not responding, and it was kinda neat at first.
At this point, many single folk over fifty might assume they’re in deliciously deep.
While I’m not saying that happen, many singles—including 68-year-old Charlene from Las Vegas—learned that in the world of online dating, it’s often too soon to tell.
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.
Statistically, one in every three people will write you back, so by putting three to five emails out there, you’ll keep your odds up.
If you’re a guy, you may not be used to women approaching you. As Jeff told me, “At first when I got an email from a lady I was surprised. More than 48% of people over 50 turn to online dating for a serious relationship, 26% for friendship, and 14% for casual dating.“Then I took the age in my search down by a few years and got more matches—and one is the guy I’m dating now!” At first, the sheer number of profiles and suitors emailing can be mind-boggling.While they may hit a snag or two, such as not owning a digital camera, having trouble uploading their photo into their profile, or just feeling weird about “selling” themselves in 200 words or less, luckily there are plenty of places to go for help.