When Peter and I were in mediation discussing alimony, he brought up remarriage ending my alimony and the mediator and I just sort of exchanged a look.
If Peter and Stacie break up, he just gets himself a girlfriend aged eighteen and up who appreciates a guy with a six-figure income and lots of kid-free time.
So if you’re single, looking and of a certain age, the numbers are on your side. Dave, a boyishly handsome 48-year-old Charlotte lawyer, tried e Harmony last year.
There’s even a website, Our Time, devoted to the demographic. He spent a couple of hours completing e Harmony’s extensive questionnaire and self-assessment. Dave on the site, but he found the experience worthwhile and says he got to know a lot about himself during the process. “When you first get on a site, you’re going to find your greatest number of potential partners.” He had several intriguing matches, including a “whirlwind e-romance” that ended abruptly – when the would-be match blocked him without explanation.
He said, “Oh, I’m not the one who causes the drama; she is! They claim to go through rigorous computer matching, but during my last subscription, they matched me with a woman.” Beth is straight. She also hosts events, including a singles Meetup called Dating after 40.
She had a good experience on Plenty of Fish, though. Spangler says the 50-and-up set is the fastest-growing online dating demographic. Spangler suggests online daters commit 30 minutes a day to the search.
I don’t have my wallet.” Then, he continued to badmouth his ex-wife.
Beth suggested he find neutral ground with the ex since they share kids. She’s a Charlotte-based certified matchmaker (Did you know there was such a thing? Spangler helps clients define what they’re looking for and make the most of the time they devote to online dating.
“If that were true, they would be lowering their standards. In fact, she notes that older women are a lot more selective than older men and younger women are when it comes to picking a partner If anything, it’s more of a level playing field when it comes to midlife dating.
In a talk before boomers (you can watch it below), Adshade says older women really aren’t disadvantaged on the dating market.
The persistent belief is that women are looking for long-term committed relationship and men are looking for short-term sexual relationships.