You might be welcomed, but the moment you try to match with someone is the moment you feel a bit out of place. It’s a dating site used by millions and millions of people worldwide that features a paid, premium option for anyone wanting to take their search for a match more seriously.
The older crowd may have noticed that using Tinder is like going to a college bar.
our first public appearance was in a blog article we published on the Tapestry Blog about dating for seniors titled “9 Things You Didn’t Know About Dating for 55 ”.
The response was overwhelming: 500 registrations in less than 3 days, and over 250 very detailed comments.We realized immediately that our little trial of online dating for seniors was something that resonated with people all over the world, and that we needed to go ahead and build something that would help us touch the lives of older adults everywhere.“The last thing I want is a [platonic] male companion, unless he’s gay,” says the vivacious senior.“Do I want to have solo sex for the rest of my life? I would love to find another soulmate, or, at least, another man I have chemistry with.” Paulette was widowed at 70 after a very happy marriage of nearly 50 years.It has felt a bit strange, then, that the article which inspired Stitch doesn’t appear on the Stitch blog.
We thought it was high time we republished it here, updated to reflect what we’ve learned from the thousands of people who have registered for Stitch so far and told us their stories. We are all living decades longer than we once did, and are staying fitter, healthier (and in some cases, friskier) further into our wisdom years than ever before.And with Valentine’s day looming, you might be interested in finding a match soon. Just as there are better places in real life for the more mature crowd to find a match, there are also dating apps better suited for slightly older soul mate searchers. The site features an answer/question section, pictures (seemingly an unlimited amount of pictures), an About Me profile, and a desired match section.The site has helped many, many people find love on and off the web.For senior singles looking to try online dating, the first decision that needs to be made is also one of the hardest; choosing which site to use.There are so many dating sites around that it can be almost bewildering.In April, Stitch.net, a Tinder-like dating app for the over-50 set, launched, and it’s set to debut a local New York section next month.