According to many forty plus singles, even getting invited to the dinner party can be tricky when people tend to socialise with other couples as they get older and settled into marriages and couples socialising. When they do they are seated next to the other single man, whether they are compatible or not.
So many forty plus singles feel that their only option is meeting other singles outside of their normal social circle. This is when online dating comes into it’s own.!
Online dating is now the most common way couples meet in the UK. For forty plus daters it can be the start to dating and socialising after a relationship ends.
Divorced forty plus women can feel lonely, isolated, vulnerable and worthless. There is a real sense their world has shrunk.
Trying to meet people in bars and clubs can feel like a younger person’s game and therefore online dating can be the easiest way to meet other forty plus singles.
However it does have its own issues for forty plus women as many older men contact women who are much younger than them. If you are looking for a long-term forty plus relationship then it doesn’t make a lot of sense to contact women who are twenty years your junior.
Does everyone feel that they will find love on the web. ? Many forty plus daters do find love and a lasting relationship and online dating for forty plus singles is very successful.
However with everything there is the dater who is unrealistic and even though you might be a an attractive bubbly forty plus woman with a ready laugh who is single, and are ready for a serious relationship unfortunately there are men you are using online dating as a chance to meet women who are much younger than themselves.
As a consequence much older men also contact forty plus women who are really only interested in meeting men of a similar forty plus age group.
It can be a full-time occupation when you have to really fight to meet the sort of men that are worth meeting because they are the ones refusing to look at you as a potential date, because they feel that they can meet a much younger woman online.
If you are serious about a lasting happy relationship it is worth being positive about online dating for forty plus dates.
Sarah Hussey xx