Age people com dating

Overall The findings from this study reveal that overall, general involvement and satisfaction with online dating increases with age.

On the other hand, the process of ageing may change the way people think about their lives and Socioemotional Selectivity Theory (SST) developed by Laura Carstensen proposes that as people age, the realisation that they are mortal becomes more apparent and they become more focused on their current rather than their longer term goals (Carstensen, 1992).

So, I'm proposing this "8-year rule" in dating as an absolute.

The 8-year rule states that you shouldn't date anyone outside of an 8-year age range. I've dated (or tried to date) women who are older, younger and, if you'll believe it, exactly the same age as I am.

’Disclosure to their social networks such as having told family or friends that they use the internet as a means of meeting people, and the reactions of their friends and family to knowing that they use the internet to meet people. Involvement The researchers firstly found that older individuals were more likely to respond to online personal ads, and also to report that they had met someone face-to-face who they had originally met online.

Furthermore, the number of messages people reported sending increased with age, along with the time they spent involved in online dating.

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