Baby boomer dating trends

22 Mar

But the good news is that gender equality is at least making strides in the dating world.

Fifty-nine percent of single men think that feminism "has changed the dating rules for the better," saying that dating is now safer, more enjoyable, and easier.

Match's survey reveals it's got us somewhere in between being hooked and totally fatigued.While 15 percent of singles say they feel addicted to the process of looking for a date, it's Millennials who are feeling the most obsessed. While last year Pew found that five percent of Americans who are married or in a committed relationship say they met their partner online, 88 percent say they met their spouse offline.In fact, 125 percent of Gen Y are more likely to say they feel addicted to dating than older generations. But if you're curious about how singles are finding dates, Match found that 40 percent of singles have dated someone they met online, while only 25 percent met a first date through a friend.Though many individuals care for their own aging parents and children, boomers still find time to partake in their favorite activities.So which pastimes appeal to the generation of bell bottoms and Beatlemania? First, we'll look at how boomers stay active, sometimes to the detriment of their bodies.