To get a view into the male mind after 60, I sat down with dating coach, Lisa Copeland for a quick chat.
Lisa Copeland is a fabulous woman, with a passion for helping women to find quality men.
A team led by Elizabeth Bruch, a sociologist at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, tapped into this torrent of dating data.
Now, as we reach our 50s and 60s, the situation is somewhat more complicated.If you have you have ever noticed that older men are unlikely to make eye contact with your or have felt completely ignored at a dance or party, Lisa thinks she knows why.In our interview, I asked Lisa this question directly and she gave me a simple answer.Not according to a study of more than 1 million interactions on a dating website published this week in the .Instead, the results indicate that you are probably looking for "deal breakers," harshly eliminating those who do not live up to your standards. People met their romantic partners through the recommendations of friends, family, or even at real-world locations known as "bars." Whatever signals and decisions led people to couple up were lost to science. According to the Pew Research Center, 5% of Americans in a committed romantic relationship say they met their partner through an online dating site.But beyond someone's looks, how much do any of these factors matter for mate selection?One complication is that online daters are not making just one decision, but several in a series: First, people are swiping their way through profiles and deciding which to dismiss immediately or browse more closely.But I don't care if a guy works out as much or less than me." - Jess Q. They don't need a slammin' body—but, you know, take care of yourself." - Tara L. For women who have been trying to find that illusive “special someone” for a while, this may seem like an impossible question to answer.Then comes the choice to send a person a message, or to reply to one.And of course, the final, crucial decision, which isn't captured by these data: whether to meet the person in the real world.