Hatvany, MFT With divorce rates higher than ever before and Baby Boomers hitting their 50s, 60s and up, more and more mature women are finding themselves single and facing the choice whether to go back into the dating pool or not. Social mores and the media do not make it easy for older women. While older men are still often conveyed as sexy and desirable, older women are usually given a shelf life. None of this helps, of course, when a mature woman is considering going back into the dating pool. That is why I think it is so important that women work on addressing their mindset before venturing forth into the dating world. Linda Myers, 69, started online dating five years after her husband passed away. More baby boomers are clicking their way to true love. Apps like Tinder are popular among young people, researchers say, but there are more complex reasons why older singletons have gone online.
Have you thought about turning to online dating? Before you write off online dating as an option just for younger people, wait just a second. According to a survey by the Pew Research Center , 55- to 64-year-olds have doubled in their online dating use since 2013.
Her life then was that of an only child in a typically happy, suburban Baptist family. They had other things to deal with.