Adult singles dating cherryfield maine

14 Jan

Here's where you can meet singles in Cherryfield, Maine.

Our Washington County singles are in the 207 area code, and might live in these or other zip codes: 04622 personals.

Today’s technology landscape provides more opportunities to meet and communicate with a new love interest, and it seems like new dating sites are popping up on a daily basis that cater to the 50-plus crowd.

While the idea of dating causes many to cringe, there is a lot to be said for dating as an older adult.

Not to mention that adults tend to become better conversationalists over time amassing stories and experiences that we can share with others.

Less pressure: For many older adults, dating is an enjoyable experience because there is less pressure to find “the one,” rush to marriage, or create a family.

Then I remembered there was this online dating thing,” Faegre said.

and e Harmony say the boomer generation is their fastest-growing demographic. Although it once was a little bit scandalous to admit to dating online, it now is more common to know someone respectable who met their significant other that way, regardless of age.

A quick, free search this week on turned up 173 single, heterosexual women and 193 single, heterosexual men between the ages of 50 and 75 within 20 miles of Bangor. According to a 2013 survey by the Pew Research Center, 8 percent of American adults 45 to 54 years old and 6 percent of American adults 55 to 64 years old have used a dating service to meet other singles.

For 52-year-old Valerie Scott in Bar Harbor, online dating was a no-brainer. “You don’t have to tell anyone about it unless you want to, but, really, it’s becoming the norm.” Another 2013 study found that more than a third of all people who married between 20 met their spouse online, on either a dating site or a social media site such as Facebook. Faegre, 71 and divorced, has lived in the tiny Hancock County village of Gouldsboro for decades.

Let’s say you’re a Mainer in your mid-50s or 60s or older, and one way or another you find yourself interested in meeting someone new. A partner, a lover, a companion, a spouse — someone to share life’s ups and downs. Increasingly, baby boomers head for their computers.

Maybe you’re widowed, maybe divorced, maybe you never did find that certain someone. Established online dating sites such as — which is 20 years old this year — and e Harmony are doing a bustling business with the older set.