Open yourself up to the speed dating experience and you might find your soul mate, a great new friend or a few acquaintances you’d like to get to know better.What’s more, the event itself is sure to be a fun night out, so what have you got to lose?
Find a suitable speed dating night in your area and start practicing your conversation openers.
While every speed dating event is different, the basic premise remains the same.
According to the latest Census Bureau figures, there are more than 30 million Americans age 55 and older who are currently single for one reason or another. Others are divorced, separated or widows and widowers. If you're alone, and not in a romantic relationship, then this article is for you, provided of course that's what you're looking for., Massachusetts has the distinction of being the only metro area in America where the majority of the 55-and-older population (52%) is single. News interviewed one woman who is 66 and can only name two single men.
Second is Florence, South Carolina where 49% of the 55 and older crowd is single. She says she's been dating since her divorce eight years ago and still hasn't met a steady boyfriend.
The rest of the cities on this list average a single over 55 population of at least 45%. Memphis isn't even the worst place for women ratio wise.
Just because a city has a large single population doesn't mean dating will be easy, especially for women. In Columbus, Ohio, there are 20,779 single women age 55 and older in Columbus, but just 8,791 single men., Massachusetts allows plenty of opportunities to take a course and meet new people in class or at the library.The 4 minute format will ease you into dating again - anyone can chat for 4 minutes.All the single guests are in the same boat, they all want to meet new people so are friendly and open.We also run activity dating events such as singles walks, quiz nights and singles wine tasting.These singles events are great for getting back into dating, as the focus is on ‘doing something’ while meeting new people.Born in the years before WWII, none of the 30 registrants for Rochester’s first senior speed dating event dreamt of being flung into the high-tech social scene of the new millennium.