Deer Farmer

Go Back   Deer Farmer > Deer Farming Forum > Deer Health

Deer Health Deer Health and Wellness Forum - disease prevention, identification, management, control and treatments, general animal wellness strategies and issues, etc.


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes

Old Aug 20th 2021, 07:38 PM   #1
 
  Jul 2021
  USA
Dating for the elderly.

What to do with the obsession that modern media have with youth and appearance. And how they treat people 50+. Do they have a chance to date?

They have! We are all living decades longer than we once did, and we remain healthier. At the same time, more and more people over the age of 50 are lonely. They are looking for partners after a divorce, or the tragic loss of a husband or wife whom they have loved for many years.

This means that more older people than ever before are looking for some kind of communication to fill the void of their previous partner.

Because no matter how old you are, one thing in human nature never changes. No one likes to feel lonely.

1. Age is not so important
Young people are incredibly susceptible to age prejudice, to the point that age is one of the most important filter criteria used to find a couple on dating sites.

It is much more important what form you are in, how healthy you are.

Adults over the age of 50 are much more flexible in their approach to communication. Part of this is probably the wisdom that comes with age, but even more important is the essential truth about how you feel about age.

2. Your appearance.
Another amazing aspect of dating for young people is how important appearance is. This reinforces the message that young people receive on a daily basis: nothing matters more than how you look.

I would be lying if I said that appearance is not important at all for people over 50, but it turns out to be much less of a priority.

Maybe it's because adults are wise enough to know that appearance has very little to do with whether someone will be a kind, loving and caring partner. Maybe it's because the physical nature of attractiveness changes as you get older.

3. It's not drinks, it's dinner.
One thing struck me-this is an important role that plays in the social life of most adults. No one likes the idea of spending time cooking for themselves and eating alone. More than any other activity, dinner is where people feel most isolated from loneliness.

That's why, for most people, a 50+ dinner date is an important first step towards establishing a friendly relationship.

This is quite comparable to how many young people arrange their first dates, which usually include a meeting in a bar.

4. Not everyone is looking for love and marriage.
Many older people are really looking for communication and nothing more. Some are looking for someone to have dinner with them, to travel, others are looking for someone to share their favorite activities.

For many people at this stage, this is enough. For others, it is something more. Which largely explains the following point …

5. It's not just about one partner
Many 50+ people have numerous communication needs. Of course, some of them are focused only on finding the one life partner who will give them a loving relationship for the next few decades. But similarly, many are actually looking for multiple companions to fit their diverse social needs.

6. Trust is important.
Yes, trust is important for everyone, no matter how old you are. But for a pensioner with a fixed income who has heard countless stories. As their peers have enjoyed the benefits, both online and in the real world, trust takes on special importance.

Are they really interested in me, or do they need something more?

Or 50+ women considering potential male companions: are they really looking for a partner or someone who will look after them over the past years?

Many people judge potential partners by their personality and common interests. Than any preconceived ideas about who can be the "right" partner.

7. Online dating is a negative experience.
In case you haven't figured it out yet, all the differences that I described above, most 50+ people come to the conclusion that online dating is not a positive experience. It is built around the needs of young generations who care very much about age, about appearance, about filtering potential matches based on arbitrary criteria. They are happy to spend an excessive amount of time on the Internet, browsing and carefully studying potential matches.

Dating sites that position themselves as sites for 50+ years and older are just one of the versions of dating sites for young people. None of them will admit that there are fundamental differences in what is important for people 50+, and what they are looking for.
Ullius is offline  
Old Aug 20th 2021, 09:04 PM   #2
 
  Apr 2021
  FL
I recommend everyone to check out the quickflirt review. You will definitely love it as much as I will. There is a lot of interesting things that you can't tell right away. For example, the site is open to people aged 18 and above, which means that if you are 60, then you don't have to communicate with a 60-year-old, you can find yourself younger.
Memfiss is offline  
Old Aug 21st 2021, 02:42 PM   #3
 
  Jun 2021
  Delaware
Dating specifically involves the attainment of a goal. If applicable, online dating is becoming the best way for someone to find a partner with the same kink right now. Websites like uniformdating.com are very contagious for people that get turned on my a uniform. Dating online is the best way to start a good relationship now.
Peeldinar is online now  
Reply

  Deer Farmer > Deer Farming Forum > Deer Health

Tags
dating, elderly



Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Discussions
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Websites for gay dating Fedelini Deer Health 3 Aug 29th 2021 09:48 AM
What dating app/website do you use? Gensel Deer Health 8 Jun 25th 2021 02:07 AM


Facebook Twitter Google+ RSS Feed