Does online dating work for older people
If I don't know you and don't know your friends, etc., there's less incentive for me to actually meet up with you, and ghosting seems a lot easier on dating apps." But Jasmine disagrees."I found that there's no real difference between apps and meeting someone randomly.I will say, though, that for control freaks like me, it's nice to be able to almost hold the keys to my dating destiny.I never understood the people who waited around for their Prince Charming—if you want the fairy tale, sometimes you have to go out of the castle or out of your comfort zone to find what you're looking for," she explains.
I also think there's more accountability to be polite when you meet through mutual friends.
Last year, at least 1.5 million people over 45 were looking for matches on Tinder.
And a great many people over 30, 40, and even 50 — a majority of them divorcees or widowers — are joining Tinder by the day. Now that you know older guys are welcome on Tinder, here’s how to make it work for you.
"When I started using dating apps, I was looking to just date," she tells us.
"I wanted to meet a lot of people and practice dating since I was newly out of college and looking for more experience." However, she ultimately ended up in a long-term relationship with a person she met on an app.