Speed dating sudbury
Single seniors say meeting a significant other becomes more difficult later in life as the pool of potential lovers and companions narrow. Last year, filmmaker Steven Loring created “Age of Love,” a documentary about senior speed dating.
Now speed dating is becoming a popular trend for seniors across the U. Dozens of speed dating events have taken place after the screening of his film.
Online dating was the number two answer for men and the number five answer for women. “Just to have someone you’re friendly with, and if it gets serious it gets serious and if it doesn’t it doesn’t,” she said.
“I think at my age I’m not looking for a big wedding.“I just wish people would understand that no matter how old you are you have the need for companionship,” Fredericks said.“I’m hoping some new relationships will be formed, maybe their social circle will increase, that they will have somebody to go out to dinner with, somebody to go to the movies with.” During speed dating each couple has five minutes to get to know each other.“I think girls will always be a bit giddy and get excited about what to wear,” said the Dover resident. I always dressed up and that’s what I still want to do—is get dressed up and go out.
I still get the thrill.” More than 100 divorced and widowed seniors from Dover and the surrounding areas applied for Thursday night’s speed dating event—one the senior community center believes is the first of its kind in Delaware.In the indie film, “I’ll See You in My Dreams,” Blythe Danner’s character Carol is dragged along to her community center’s speed dating event after being widowed 20 years.