Then be clear on what you are hoping to achieve by connecting with potential partners on-line: are you looking for friendship? Later in life we can be very set in our ways with established hobbies and routines.Be prepared to try new things and places and to consider people with different interests and ideas.If you get along well, feel free to offer friendship.For unofficial Resident tips about socializing and making friends, see SLetiquette.You can also discover local events near you on our free dating meetup board, or create your own meetup!There are frequent gatherings in restaurants, bars, churches, museums or country walks.If you click Accept, your new friend receives an onscreen notification that you accepted the friendship offer. The other person receives onscreen notification that you declined the friendship offer.Completing your profile and reading other Residents' profiles provides ample opportunity for conversation.
It’s time to change the way we do dating in the UK.
They can help you write your profile, decide what to wear on your dates and will probably encourage you to consider people you might otherwise not consider.
At the end of the day they will be the ones you can share the 'disastrous dates' with and celebrate the happy endings!
For some light relief, check out Country Living's 'Diary of a Country Lover' column every month for a humorous look at rural dating through the eyes of our very own lonely farmer Imogen Green who is also dating in later life.
Outside of church and work, it's often difficult to find places to meet other single Christians — online Christian dating solves this problem.