San antonio seniors dating

Fireworks are rare for those who date during their so-called golden years, especially for women, who significantly outnumber their male counterparts.To help right this imbalance, some seniors are borrowing a strategy from younger generations and trying speed dating in hopes of again feeling that spark of attraction.

“They’re either too old and don’t ever want to do anything, or, if they’re my age, they’re looking for someone younger.” While we as a society often obsess over the physical needs of the elderly, we rarely talk about the emotional desires for friendship, intimacy, even love and sex that don’t evaporate upon receipt of an AARP membership card.“Watch,” whispered one observer, referring to this apparent catch of the day.“When he gets to their table, the women sit up straight, they smile, they get more energy.“I was inspired by watching my 78-year-old uncle fall in love for the very first time in his life,” Loring said.

He’d also watched his mom struggle with losing the love of her life when his dad died.

Dating at any age can be stressful, exhausting, even hazardous to one’s self-esteem.