New research from Pew into who is using online dating may be a big surprise for many.
We then compared and contrasted activities that interested at least 15% of our male or female respondents.
While there was a decent amount of overlap (everybody likes exercise, swimming and walking), a few activities stood out as unique for each sex.
Pew is saying roughly one in every eight Baby Boomers (born from 1946 to 1964) is online and searching for loving. Experts - and Boomers who are online and dating - are quick with opinions. "I met my sweetheart online," said Gretchen Asher, a 56-year-old Portland, Ore. "We just celebrated our two year anniversary.” They met on a free site called Plenty of Fish and, said Asher, “It’s funny, I had a perception that the free online sites served a lower quality single and I was just on Match.com," she said.
Know that no one believes that online dating is a sure fix for lonely Saturday nights. "A gal-pal encouraged me to also join POF, just in case. Carla Marie Manly, a clinical psychologist in Santa Rosa, Calif., said there are many success stories.
More than 700 of our readers, between ages 50 and 89, told us what activities they want in retirement communities.
Our survey respondents and data research pointed us to two ideas for single seniors.But according to , a jury exonerated her of that charge on 22 March because the prosecution offered no evidence of fraud during her trial.A decision on the other allegation facing Begum was expected on 23 March On or around 26 December 2014, Begum is believed to have first made contact with retired divorcee Geoffrey Hoyland from Banbury in Oxfordshire.The New York metro is the epicenter for single older women, with 325,000 more women than men.Other metros with a lot more single older women than men are Chicago, Atlanta, Washington, Philadelphia, Miami, Dallas, Houston and Boston. Smaller communities where the odds favor women, namely: Hanford-Corcoran, California; Jacksonville, North Carolina; The Villages, Florida; Watertown-Fort Drum, New York; and Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana.The two met on a Facebook dating site that caters to women who are interested in dating older men.