Why Online Dating works
Online dating has been around since the Internet first began, and it is becoming more and more popular.
It used to be the case that there was a certain stigma attached to using online dating web sites, and admitting that you were a member of one to your friends was like saying "I'm unable to get dates." But the reality now is very different. More and more people of all ages are comfortable using the Internet in their daily lives, and recognise that they can use it to influence their personal life in a profound way - by using online dating to find that elusive special person that they can build a relationship with.
Traditional ways of meeting a partner or companion are all very well, but they simply don't work for many people, and for others they don't work fast enough. Hoping to bump into someone while doing the weekly shop, or in an evening class or so on is a bit hit and miss. And as for trying to meet someone in pubs and clubs - you're really up against it!
- They'll possibly be a bit drunk.
- They'll possibly just be out with their friends and are not looking to meet someone, even if they are single.
- The noise levels in most of these places means there is no chance of having a conversation to try and get to know them.
But when you are introduced to someone through an online dating web site such as Single Seniors UK, they may not be perfect for you, but at least you know that they went to the trouble of visiting and joining the site - so they're probably single and probably looking for a relationship!
To see what you should do before meeting someone for the first time, read our Online Dating Safety Tips.