Senior intimate dating
In April, Stitch.net, a Tinder-like dating app for the over-50 set, launched, and it’s set to debut a local New York section next month.
Like Tinder, it shows users just one profile at a time, and it alerts them to profiles where a person they’ve liked has liked them back — so they’re less likely to reach out to someone and be met with silence.
Thankfully, the baby boomer population is pushing the topic into the mass media, and trend analysts expect to see a further increase in personal services and products tailored to aging boomers and seniors.
While seniors desire love, they face many obstacles beyond the social norms and taboos.
Register FREE to start connecting with other older singles in Sex today!IAC, which owns sites like and Chemistry.com, started in 2011 for 50-and-over singles looking to date.“We saw a fervor for something just for them,” says Joshua Meyers, CEO of People Media, the targeted- dating subsidiary of IAC.Biological, demographic and psychological factors can all make it challenging for seniors to form romantic relationships: In her groundbreaking book, author Friedman explains that many of the difficulties that seniors face when approaching love are based on expectations that intimacy and love ought to be the same as it was during middle-age.Instead, she explains, older people must define new modes of intimacy and sexuality that are not based on the conceptions that apply to younger adults: “Before it’s too late…
Now she’s looking online for potential partners — and she’s got plenty of options.