Its success is still pending, but if meeting new people was my only goal, Craigslist provided me with more positive interactions and opportunities than any online dating site has in years. If things don't work out with any of the Craigslist folks, maybe I'll try something even more out of my comfort zone in a few weeks' time. Fast forward to a few days ago, when I realized I've been single for some time and would like to start dating again. Yes, I did receive a few undesirable responses (which were immediately put in my spam folder so I never heard from them again), and a dating scam offer or two.How should I meet people that I could potentially date? I wrote up a short blurb explaining where I was at and what I was looking for, as well as what I have to offer someone else. Many were considerably older than what I'd expressly stated a preference for, and some were honest with their want for casual dating only.So after a grueling 17 years in the online dating world, Ellen decided to get back to basics. I'm kind of old fashioned so if you are genuinely single and want to meet someone educated and reasonable, please get in touch. Do you have some free time on weekends for conversation and companionship? ’ Because I learned separated really means married.” According to a Pew Research study from April, 6% of singles ages 55-64 are online dating, a far cry from the overwhelming 22% of 25-to-34-year-old singles signed up to find love.No, not by speed dating or being set up by friends or meeting a real-life matchmaker, but through Craigslist — the online classified section whose layout and functionality have been largely the same since its debut in 1995. I'm not a Victoria's Secret model but I am told I'm cute/pretty and have a sense of humor and am slim. I've tried online sites and am tired of looking at profiles with guys wearing hats and sunglasses. Seeking single/divorced/widowed professional funny, friendly male mensch for friendship/companionship and eventual romance in Manhattan. I enjoy reading and writing and am working on a book. Seeking someone drug-free and truthful and reliable. And Ellen's age group is what Pew calls a thinning market; Ellen, who has been riding the dating train since she was 44, has also seen the stigma of online dating disappear.“I've tried online sites and am tired of looking at profiles with guys wearing hats and sunglasses. The 61-year-old Manhattanite recently posted a personal ad to Craigslist in an attempt to get one step closer to a “warm male mensch.” You may be wondering, why Craigslist? After a cursory Google search, it's clear there are plenty of dating sites tailor-made for the over-50 crowd, not to mention the dozens created for the twenty-and-thirty-somethings.
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For many years I've clung to this unspoken yet firmly entrenched rule of mine, and many of my friends have as well.
Clients that have used Craigslist to meet people were few and far between, so I wasn't asked for advice on the subject often. It didn't take long for the first people to answer, and I was surprised with their candor and intelligence.