According to a new survey, the lucrative online dating industry is growing fastest in the 50-plus age group — and it’s not hard to see why.Once you are retired, widowed or divorced, it feels all but impossible.
The company was first founded in 1985 as the UK's first environmentally friendly dating service and claims to have helped thousands of people in building relationships.
The dating site is for a niche group of people who are interested in the outdoors and creative events.
Spring is also the season when pulses start racing and libidos start pounding and those eligible bachelors and bachelorettes emerge from winter hibernation and come out to play.
Sorry — we were distracted by that fine-looking specimen that just passed by.
The options — and the level of specificity — are mind-boggling.
Here are 26 sites to help you find that special, unique someone: Farmers are so down to earth Farmers brings together farmers, ranchers, agriculture students, horse owners, livestock owners and "cowboys, cowgirls, rodeo fans and country wannabes." The site's founder says you don't have to be a farmer, "but you do have to have good old-fashioned down-to-earth values," and the site's motto says it all: "City folks just don't get it!
We had arranged to meet in a pub opposite Reading Station.
But just before I was due to set off, he rang to say he had changed his mind. Online dating for older people sounds such a good idea, and ever more of us are signing up in the hope of meeting a wonderful new partner.
Target Members Natural Friends is a dating site that targets people interested in the environment and nature.
The site's purpose is for individuals who enjoy walking, cycling, gardening and other outdoor pursuits to build relationships with others.
So you say e Harmony leaves you feeling a little blasé? Not to worry: An explosion of niche dating sites is making it possible for picky date-seekers to find, well, just about anyone.