Is there anything worse than signing up for an online dating site and finding out that all the other members are in a totally different age group from you?
Luckily, sites like OurTime circumvent that problem for older singles who are looking to get into the online dating game with other people like them – people with a similar amount of life experience and with similar cultural references.
OurTime is one such site. It caters to singles 50 years and older who are looking for anyone from pen pals and travel partners to serious relationships and marriages.
As you explore the features of the site, it’s clear to see OurTime is essentially the Match of online dating for a more senior age group. The site mimics Match in many ways, from their handpicked daily matches, to their well-designed profiles that provide just the right amount of information to get conversations going.
The senior dating site allows you to email, chat, discreetly connect via text message or phone, send digital gifts, add others to favorites, and send flirts to show interest — which is a rather extensive list of options for communicating all together under one roof. Additionally, the online dating platform seamlessly and clearly keeps track of all your activity on the site free gluten free dating sites as well as the interest others have shown in you, meaning you’re never guessing if you already saw that profile and don’t waste time launching communications with those you’ve already shown interest in.
After going through your 10 or so daily matches of the day, you’ll find additional profiles using the search function or playing the I’m Interested game. The search allows you to filter by profile sections such as ethnicity and children, showing you profiles one by one and allowing you to like or pass on each. Since the entire database of members on the site is searchable, you’ll never run out of options to find new singles to connect with.
The site allows you to connect in so many ways, it’s suitable for nearly every personality type and the interface is sleekly designed, meaning it’s not overwhelming but it still able to hold an impressive amount of information. Profiles are extensive, allowing you to add interest and answer questions such as “How romantic are you?” and even better, when viewing others profiles, you can see all of your past encounters with that member. If you’re looking for an online dating site that attracts more mature audiences but still feels young at heart, OurTime is easily one of the best dating sites available to meet your needs.
OurTime’s signup process is neat and well-designed six-step registration that you can complete in as little as a minute or two.
First, you select your sexual orientation (e.g. “Man Seeking a Woman,” “Man Seeking a Man,” etc.). Next you enter your zip code or postal code, your first name, set a password, enter your date of birth and your email address.