Dating for marrierd people
If you find yourself on the market in your 40s, wading into the app-dating world can feel daunting.
There are literally hundreds of apps to choose from, and if you’re a busy guy looking for something meaningful, scrolling through an endless stream of music-festival selfies probably isn’t the best use of your time.
Kelley Kitley, a Chicago-based psychotherapist who deals with relationships, says she would recommend Match above other apps because “you pay for the service, so it’s a higher caliber of people who might be more committed to the dating process.
People also have to put the time into creating a full profile, as opposed to ‘the swipe apps,’ which don’t give you a sense of personality or interests but are based solely on looks.” You might know about OKC already, and for some it could be a blast from the past (hello 2012! The app is super easy to use, making it perfect for those who don’t want to spend a lot of time trying to figure out the ins and outs of a complicated interface.
One caveat: Because the app sources your matches from friends of friends on Facebook, this might not be the best option for those who are trying to widen their dating pool beyond their community.
On the one hand, this is a little bit obnoxious, but on the other, you know that anytime a conversation is started, there’s true interest there.OK, we know we’re not reinventing the wheel here, but with 75% of Match.com’s users being over the age of 30, you’re going to have a ton of potential mates when it comes to sheer numbers.It’s known for being a more “serious” app, so if you’re looking to start up something long-term, this may be your best bet.Some you’ve heard of, others you haven’t, and one of them will even offer you the opportunity to date a Victoria’s Secret model.
(Hey, to echo Lloyd Christmas, there’s referred to it as the “Soho House of dating apps”—but if you can manage to get an invite, we say go for it.The upside to this app is that you know everyone on it has been vetted and is actually who they say they are (they even checks your social channels to make sure everything matches up).