Online dating over the last decade

The so-called gray divorce rate has risen sharply — from just one in 10 people over the age of 50 in 1990, to around one in four in 2009 — according to research by sociologists Susan Brown and I-Fen Lin of Bowling Green State University.

Gone are the days where only tech enthusiasts and socially challenged singles were hanging their digital hats on dating sites. have tried online dating to find a love connection. So without further digital ado, here are seven dating tips to help you find love online in 2013:1.

Dating sites now make it easy to link to your Facebook account to grab recent pictures.

Discard any photos that are over two years old and please don’t lie about your weight, height, and age.

“At a certain point you have to apply what economists call search theory.

You give up looking for the perfect person, even though there are better matches out there you will never meet.” Boomers have their own dating rules Many retired boomers have more free time, but less time ahead than many millennials, and they intend to spend that time wisely.

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