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For many, this means finding a romantic companion — but not always.
“People often find themselves somewhere in the middle of that spectrum,” he says, “not necessarily ready to launch into a full-blooded romantic relationship, but open to the idea of finding one — especially if they start with companionship first and things grow from there.” Basic membership to Stitch lets you browse one profile a day and have limited access to the Community (for free).
Dating is adventurous, rewarding and fun at any age.
Stitch places an emphasis on safety and security because seniors are often the target of scammers.
The site is the largest online dating community for those over 50. “We recognize that what people want in their 50s, 60s, and beyond is often very different from what they wanted in their 30s and 40s,” the website says.
“This online dating community focuses on the specific interests and desires of people like you.” Reviews tout the site’s easy-to-use format — probably one of the reasons for the site’s popularity.
How many people meet by literally bumping into a future mate at the grocery store? But with 75.4 million baby boomers (between 52 and 70) living in the U. as of 2015, there‘s certainly a big pool of people out there!
If the young folks can find dates online, why can’t the over-50 crowd? In fact, according to a Pew Research study, 12% of 55 to 64 year-olds report having used an online dating site — a 6% increase from five years ago.
According to Mandy Ginsberg, CEO of Match Group, there are several components to finding your ultimate match.