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Can Baby Boomers Find Their Soul Mate Online?

If you had asked me this question 10 years ago, I would've said "No way!" but less than five years ago, I met the man I eventually married on the internet. Well, actually HE found ME.

I met my first husband in an apartment complex. Funny, how times have changed. With the introduction of this relatively new technology called the “internet,” baby boomers, like myself, are finding another innovative way to hook-up.

These days, the internet offers an interesting way to meet similar-minded people and make a connection. Regardless of a certain stigma attached to meeting people online, there is no denying the fact that there are literally millions of people out there using cyberspace hoping to make a connection.

Looks and physical appearance are more likely to take a back seat as we age and we tend to look at other more important qualities such as personality, spirituality and goal-oriented interests.

There is a disadvantage of internet dating though. You could end up wasting your time connecting with someone who is pretending to be someone else. Just like every other generation, some baby boomers like to play games because they never grew up.

Oh, but you don't need to be online to have that experience, do you?

Be sure to check out my show on BlogTalk Radio on Thursday, January 31 when I discuss "Internet Love for Baby Boomers." BlogtalkRadio/Whateverlive

Comments

sunny@suncoach.com said…
I had to write since I met my husband on-line, too - 10 years ago. And we weren't even looking. We were in a Beach Boys chat room!
Karlyn said…
I've heard so many terrific stories from friends and acquaintances about how they met their loved one. Meeting online and finding true love is very real and happening more and more. I think one of the reasons it's become so popular is because it allows each person more control over the who, what, where, when as well as being able to communicate online as much as one would like, to get to know the other, before actually meeting. That's always a plus.

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