Are you over 50 and thinking about trying online dating? Our over 50 dating service is designed to help you make meaningful connections; all of our members are here looking for long-lasting love and companionship.
Going online for over 50 dating: is it for you?
For those of us looking to start dating again over the age of 50 it can be a daunting prospect. Divorces, separations and the loss of loved ones can leave us feeling unsure of how to proceed and questioning whether we should at all. But it’s never too late to find love, companionship and happiness, no matter what your age is!
At EliteSingles we aim to provide a place to meet like-minded singles over 50: a supportive, safe, online dating service where we can help you meet someone wonderful. We match Irish singles with others who share their relationship goals and ambitions, creating lasting, loving matches between people of all ages: 50+, 60+, 70+.
The thing they have in common? They are serious about dating and serious about finding love – just like you. Are you ready to meet them? You can join EliteSingles and receive your first matches today!
Over 50 dating: How we work
Many mature daters find meeting fellow singles in the same way they might have 20 or 30 years ago much more difficult. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any singles over the age of 50 out there looking to meet people!
We invest in our technology to create a product that connects you with the people you stand the best chance of getting along with. Our smart profiling system combines factors like where you live in Ireland with your personal preferences and a unique personality profile – then we recommend new, compatible matches every day. This way we get a fuller picture of who you are, and can take into consideration what you need and desire in a partner.
In Ireland, dating over 50 doesn’t get simpler than with EliteSingles. Once you’ve completed our easy registration process, you can begin meeting potential partners who are suited to you. Rest assured, our customer care team are always on hand if you have a problem, and each new profile gets verified – that’s how we can be confident that our members are all searching for a deeper connection. Looking for lasting love? You’re in the right place!
When you’re over 50, dating is made easier online
For those who grew up with exercise books rather than iPads and céilí instead of Facebook, the idea of entrusting the internet with one’s love life might sound silly. Yet, to dismiss online dating out of hand is to dismiss one of the most popular places for mature Irish singles to meet.
Indeed, dating sites like EliteSingles are well suited to the mindset of the over 50s. Dating at this age can be tricky, after all – it’s not always easy to meet singles full stop, let alone those with whom you have a lot in common. Online, however, it’s a different story. Not only are there many mature singles actively looking to find a partner, our smart matchmaking system means that those people you do meet will already be on your wavelength.
So, heading online is one of the best bets for those Irish men and women who are dating over 50. It gives access to a community of like-minded Irish singles; it can bring love, companionship and romance and it all happens in a safe, supportive environment. Why not join us today?
1. Sometimes the slow path is best
Older dating can be very different from looking for love in your 20s or 30s. For most people, trying dating over 50 can be something of a juggling act, as you try and reconcile the idea of new love with memories of your past. It’s no easy feat, whether you be divorced, a widower or a widowed.
To put yourself at ease, it’s ok to focus on finding companionship, at least at first. As Relationship Coach Sam Owen says, you can ‘’endeavour to increase your friendship circle as a way of finding Mr or Mrs Right. This can feel more comfortable than just looking for a life partner.’’ This may of course blossom into more with time, and that’s ok. Just make sure to take it at the pace that feels right for you and your stage of life.
2. Focus on the future, not the past
When you do decide to take the next step, it is vital to give your new partner their own space in your life. Comparing and contrasting them to a previous relationship does you all a disservice, confusing the boundaries between your ex and your next and acting as an emotional road-block to moving on.
Being future focused also enables you to make the most of any over-50 dating opportunities that might come your way. Think of a date where someone can’t help mentioning their ex; however well- intentioned, it is going to seem that they are so hung up on the past that there’s no room for you. In contrast, a date with someone who is confident, positive and focused on you – now, that’s very attractive!
3. Time to get back in the race?
Many mature singles who are returning to dating report feeling out of touch with the ‘rules’ of romance, or worry that it’s too late to find love again. The good news? This is nonsense. Those dating over 50 are in good (and growing!) company. In fact, as Sam Owen points out, ‘’being single in your 50s is increasingly common.’’
You may even find dating more rewarding when you’re more mature. After all, those you go on dates with will have vastly more life experience than the dates of your youth. You may also find more honesty about the future; more acknowledgement that you may have a few decades behind you, but the decades ahead? They’re yet to be decided. Make the most of them and join EliteSingles today. After all, it’s never too late for love.