Why More Seniors are Dating Than Ever Before
Senior dating is, perhaps, one of the largest growing segments of the global dating market.
It can be argued that this is primarily a result of changing, more liberal, social attitudes over the last few years but plus, of course, the way present day communications are instant and so far-reaching. It's hard to believe that with the press of a few buttons you can be in touch with almost anyone, almost anywhere, in the world in seconds!
As you'd expect, there are a multitude of other reasons for this growth in senior dating so, let's have a closer look at some of the key reasons that senior dating is on such a growth curve:
- owing to changes in the social environment, the relationships of many seniors no longer seem to last the duration of a lifetime—and which they may have done as recently as 10 years ago. Divorces, separations and seniors splitting up with their partners instead of doing everything they could to stay together, as they may have done in the old days, are far more commonplace nowadays. In addition, of course, despite seniors, typically, living longer there are always going to be senior people who are widowers or widows.
- a second important point is that senior people are, generally, living longer; there have been changes in lifestyles and the advanced cures and prevention of diseases means a longer life expectancy for most—hence, there are more seniors around. Not only that but, with easier travel, both nationally and internationally, seniors are far more able to get around than ever before
Well, not so long ago, if a senior was looking to date, he or she would probably have had to seek a suitable new partner in his/her neighbourhood, or area, or town or city—and, in reality, with rather limited chances of success.
However, especially over the last 4-5 years, senior people who are genuinely interested in dating can easily and quickly find and join a dedicated seniors dating sites via the internet and/or one of the extensive social media channels. The advantages include: virtually instant access to a wide variety of other seniors wanting to date; the possibility to meet people from all over the country or from overseas; the useful ability to screen a potential partner without ever having to make direct contact until both parties are ready; to comfortably find out the likes and dislikes of other seniors who are members of the senior dating site; and so on.
Whilst the advantages of joining a specialised senior dating site appear almost endless, an oft forgotten factor is that senior dating sites also can offer a sense of community for those seniors who otherwise might be lonely and without companionship.
So, the combination of more seniors looking to date and the instant availability of senior dating sites, almost certainly means that this trend of more seniors dating is likely to continue for the foreseeable future.