Things have been moving so quickly here at Stitch Central recently that it’s easy to forget that it’s only a little over two months since we announced ourselves to the world.
In fact, we’re not sure you could even call it an “announcement” …
"Women in this age bracket are twice as likely to respond to men that are five years younger than they are, whereas men are more likely to respond to a lot of women both younger and older.
Not only are there statistically fewer men, but the dynamic of human engagement, and style of personal connection, has changed dramatically since we were dating in our 20’s.
Also, a lifetime of love and loss has made many women distrustful and unwilling to get back into the dating game.
In my recent interview with dating coach, David Wygant, he suggested that men are often the ones who lack confidence and suffer from fear of rejection.
He says that older women have the power to make a connection that turns into a dating opportunity.
Consequently, online dating sites tailored to the needs of older crowds have sprung up in recent years to reveal some interesting trends.
According to AYI's research on older dating habits, people in their 50s—particularly women—are a lot pickier than millennials when it comes to the age of a potential suitor, and more likely to skip over predetermined mutual “matches” than younger generations.“We found that women in their 50s and 60s tend to be interested in men younger than them," Fischer said.For example, three simple ideas for creating dating opportunities include smiling genuinely, approaching men first and learning the art of flirting.His assessment requires a fundamental shift in thinking – women must not be afraid to make the first move!We also recognize that what people want in their 50s, 60s and beyond is often very different from what they wanted in their 30s and 40s, let alone their 20s.This online dating community focuses on the specific interests and desires of people like you.The response was overwhelming: 500 registrations in less than 3 days, and over 250 very detailed comments.