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Over 40 dating sites: Connect with compatible singles on eharmony

by eharmony Editorial Team February 19, 2020

Dating over 40 has changed a lot since the turn of the century, and online dating means single people of all ages feel empowered to explore their love lives to the full. The trend towards people finding a partner later in life has also continued. And with over 4.2 million singles over 40 in UK alone, there’s more than enough opportunity to find the right person. Here’s how eharmony can make that easier.

Three reasons why it’s the best time to find love on over 40 dating sites

You’ve probably heard that 40 is the new 30 and when it comes to dating after 40, it’s the best of both worlds. The vitality of youth combined with the wisdom of maturity.

1. You’re more discerning when starting new relationships

Singles over 40 tend to have the benefit of experience when it comes to love, thanks to previous relationships. You know what you’re looking for in a partner and what your personal red flags are. This means you don’t have to waste time and can focus on building a healthy, happy relationship based on mutual respect.

2. People dating after 40 have more social connections

According to a study conducted by the University of Basel in Switzerland, singles over 40 have, on average, larger and more stable social networks than their non-single counterparts.

So rather than dating meaning giving up your friends, to date over 40s means you’re well-positioned to meet other interesting singles in your age range through your social connections.

3. You’re more secure in your own life

Dating when you’re young can be an uncertain experience. Personal finances, lifestyle fluxes and career goals can often take priority and put undue strain on romances. People dating after 40 tend to have more stability and a more settled lifestyle. This empowers you to date on your terms as well as make better decisions in relationships.

Why people over 40 on dating sites turn to eharmony

Your experience of over 40 dating sites can differ vastly depending on what service you use. However, it generally involves wading through a lot of unsuitable candidates while trying to find the right person. eharmony focuses on quality over quantity and this why so many singles over 40 turn to us.

Diverse membership of relationship-minded singles

eharmony has been connecting singles for over 20 years. In that time, we’ve helped over 2 million people find love while gaining a reputation as the most trusted online dating app1. Our focus on connecting people who are looking for real love has helped us build a large and diverse user-base, representing all communities across the globe.

This large membership means that whatever your preferences and tastes, the right person for you is somewhere on eharmony. Just let us help you find them. 

Get quality matches based on compatibility

At eharmony, we’ll only match you with the most compatible singles. We do this using the answers you give to our Compatibility Quiz. This makes your over 40 dating site experience far more likely to succeed, matching you with other singles over 40 who share the same values and relationship needs.

Your quiz answers generate your Personality Profile, which will give you an invaluable insight into your character, lifestyle, approach to dating and how you communicate with others.   

Get the full picture of your matches with detailed profiles

You’ll have access to the Personality Profile of anyone in your Match List. On an over 40 dating site, you tend to know what you’re looking for in a partner. This is why we load our users’ profiles with information that could be key to your relationship decisions. These could include:

  • Education level
  • Income
  • Desire for children
  • Political beliefs 

There are also sections that explore their interests and hobbies, to give you a fuller idea of their personality. Not all these factors may be relevant to your partner search so feel free to leave blank any section you please.

Join eharmony and find your perfect relationship fit

With the increase in dating sites for over 40s, both paid and free dating, and the heightened social connectivity of singles over 40, there has never been a better time to explore what’s out there. A time when your relationship choices can be based on compatibility and meaningful connections rather than compromise.

At eharmony, we believe there’s room in this world for everybody to find their own brand of happiness. Join eharmony today and find yours.

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  1. 2022 Survey of 1,300 Respondents from the US, UK, Canada and Australia