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Terry Green, 75, was married for 38 years, and has had a few relationships since her divorce, but nothing has stuck for the long haul. The Kamloops resident, like many other seniors, has dipped her toes into the world of online dating, but has learned that it isn't easy.
You want the companionship as much as anything else. Green isn't alone in her experience, said Catherine Schmidt, co-ordinator of adult services at the Thompson-Nicola Regional Library in the southern Interior city.
That's why Schmidt decided to launch a program called Dating over 50, which starts Tuesday night, to try and help people who are looking for relationships or maybe just companionship. However, what's concerning, is some are asking library staff with assistance with wiring money to people they've dating kalgoorlie online.
Schmidt got the idea for the course from a librarian in Chicago, Tina Williams, who started a similar program.
So far there are three sessions being offered, with topics such as, general dating bushmills women look man new girlfriend free, online safety and health. Anyone is welcome to come to the sessions, however the focus is mostly on people over the age of 50 who may not have as much experience with using online dating tools. Schmidt said she's learned that the experiences of seniors are often quite comparable to younger people though, since both demographics are often using dating websites to meet people.
However, one difference both Schmidt and Green have noticed is there tends to be more female seniors in the dating game than males. Claire danes dating don't necessarily want to get married again or have kids or anything like that, they just want speed dating in idaho companion in their life,"said Schmidt. Local matchmaker Tara Holmes will be at the first session, and she will help attendees through the basics of dating and with figuring out what they're looking for.
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