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Why it made the list e Harmony uses “29 dimensions of compatibility” to pick matches— based on an extensive questionnaire.
The site’s algorithm is based on six qualities that include Who’s it good for Singles looking for marriage or long-term relationships.
The online dating scene is a bit of a jungle, with people claiming to be who they aren’t (younger, mainly) and potential matches getting stuck in endless email conversations before ever meeting.
But with promising new sites launching all the time, it’s becoming easier to navigate the landscape and find the right fit for you, whether you’re looking for companionship, a lifelong lover or a fun date for the weekend.
Reviews indicate that 14 to 23 percent of users are over age 55; there is no data for ages 60 and over.
Count the increasing numbers of older women who want to date but are not interested in remarrying (the Pew points to a gender gap there), and you get a picture of seniors swarming the dating sites.
Still, while the headlines want us to believe that hundreds of thousands of seniors are happily engaged in online dating and finding our next partners via their profiles, would that it were that simple!
A recent Pew survey on remarriage found that divorce rates for older Americans have doubled since 1990 and one in two divorced or widowed seniors had remarried in 2013.
That represents a big boost for senior dating sites and an increase in the number of older singles populating the big sites like
The downside e Harmony only accepts heterosexuals and people who are single, divorced or widowed; check “separated” on the questionnaire, and you’ll find yourself ineligible.