As Janet Blair, renowned author of Sam Owen says this older dating confidence ‘helps us to make better decisions, experience fewer negative emotions [and] feel more optimistic about the world...
It also means we are better at sustaining other close relationships, [which are] integral to..happiness, and even our longevity as research shows people who are better connected live on average 3.7 years longer.’' Sounds appealing, doesn't it? Lisa Copeland is a Huffington Post author and an expert in dating over 50. All her quotes are from an exclusive 2013 interview with Elite Singles.
Yet, despite the numbers, past a certain age it does become difficult to meet new singles, especially if you are part of a mostly-married group of friends.
Consequentially, more older people than ever before are turning to advanced matchmaking websites such as Elite Singles to find a relationship with genuine compatibility.
For singles who are that bit older, dating sites like Elite Singles are ideal: we offer a a safe, supportive service for all of our members where we manually check all new profiles (and hide the inactive ones) to ensure that you only receive match suggestions from genuine users.
A growing number of dating sites serve Ireland, although the number is still comparatively small compared to countries like the USA and Britain.
PARSHIP is proud to be one of the first companies offering dedicated dating services in Ireland.
Liz Hodgkinson, featured in the the Irish Independent, 2015.
'Sex in later life boosts memory and brain power.' Found at Owen is a Psychologist and Relationship Coach who has worked extensively with Elite Singles.