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Baby Boomer Love on the Internet

Can you find love on the internet---especially if you’re over 40? I did it and I even introduced some friends of mine to it and they, too, made a successful connection. I didn’t initially go online because I was looking for a husband. I was just looking for some companionship. My experience was good in the end but I had to weed through some garbage to get there. For every decent individual out there in cyberspace, there are at least a dozen weirdoes, freaks, and others who give the concept a black eye. But nonetheless, based on the research I did I found that according to recent statistics, on-line dating services now help over 7 million registered users a year. 48 percent of men and 52 percent of women have had some experience with on line dating.

According to a recent article in Newsweek magazine, more and more baby boomers are quote unquote “hooking up” on line. And according to the publisher of Online dating magazine, “As people get older, they start dropping a lot of the “you gotta be attractive” requirements and concentrate more on personality, spirituality and specific interests.

Check out my latest podcast: Finding Love on the Internet Part I (on the right lower side of this page)


The online dating industry can attribute a lot of its recent growth to Baby Boomers. And the reason why is because it is a very successful dating venue; no matter what the age. And Baby Boomers have an advantage in that they know what they are looking for, making it easier to make a lasting connection sooner.


Joe Tracy, Publisher
Online Dating Magazine
Carine said…
I can't speak for old-married me, but Bev, believe it or not, that's how my daughter and her husband met, was through a chatroom for teenagers!
Casey said…
I met my husband on the Internet when I was 49 and we were married three years later. It was one of many strategies that I was using to meet men and the one that totally surprised me!
Casey Dawes
Wise Woman Shining
BeverlyM said…
As i said in my post, I met my wonderful husband online as well and it truly was a match made in Heaven. We would've NEVER met any other way probably.
The Old Rogue said…
I've got some tips on my site for boomer men

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