Dating is a number game
If I were a guy, I’d hang out at the pool with her.
(MORE: Why Middle Age Is the Best Time to Fall in Love) My Life in Five Sentences Thanks to Mande and Jill, I decided to bite the bullet and sign up for a free trial with How About We.com, which necessitated my creating a Gmail account to absorb the shrapnel.
If I do dip my toe in the digital dating pool, I don’t want to waste a lot of money. Almost all the sites offer a free trial, but once that expires, membership can get pricey. On a number of them, it’s almost impossible to get that information until after you’ve signed up for the free trial, then they start trying to upgrade you.
(MORE: 6 Steps to Create a More Photogenic Online 'Stamp') Online Dating Just for Us Most people know at least one couple who met online and are, at least ostensibly, living happily ever after.
No surprise, then, that Internet advertising is fat with ads for 50 dating sites.
So I figured I had a decent shot at honing my own rusty skills and possibly finding an age-appropriate boyfriend. Million-member-strong Our Time.com, which is owned by the same parent company as Match.com, describes itself as “a dating site that not only understands what it is to be over 50, but also celebrates this exciting chapter of our lives.” I can interact with people there for to per month.