Queen Bee of domestic life, author, star of her own show, and prison sister, has joined Match.com looking for companionship. Martha is a woman not just a domestic diva and ruler of her own empire is searching for a real relationship. Will she find her true love on a dating site?
Martha joins Match.com
A legitimate dating site, many people have found true love romance and even married. Martha gets online to show those who may be older and fearing the unknown, online dating is nothing to fear and its safe. “For those who may be stuck in their own rut, and lonely, “ she said this morning talking with Matt Lauer on the Today Show,”are more inclined to try something new if they see it is a legitimate thing to do, dating on line. There’s no reason to be alone, if I can do it surely anyone can do it.”
Online dating has been around for some time now and many people make use of it. While the younger generation is in no hurry to get married and first time marriage is occurring at a later age, median age now is 29.
A vast majority of Americans do marry at some point
The postponement of marriage into adulthood plays a role, a rising in the numbers of older responsible adults looking for someone to share their life with. Among those ages 45 and older. 9 out of 10 have been married.
Marriage is still looked at as an important goal 36%, being a good parent ranked 53%
For the 18-34 age bracket, 77% said it’s easier to raise a family when you are married, and when it comes to getting ahead in your career being single wins out 24%.
Online dating, how Match.com works
Start by telling a little about yourself, your start your own page and profile, upload a picture to the site. What are your interests and who are you looking for, to get the ball rolling.
Next, start searching. Looking at other profiles and Match.com will send you daily matches of who they think have similar likes and who might be compatible. There is no commitment you are just looking, age, background, location, religion or not, animal lover and so forth.
Start connecting. Make it happen. Did you find someone that catches your attention? Then it’s time to start a conversation. Send a wink, email or talk online via Instant Messaging, whatever you are comfortable with, and move forward as you feel ready.
Online dating safety tips
Protect your finances, don’t send money or give out any personal information about bank numbers and credit cards, this is not something you would do dating in person either. Never give out your social security number.
Guard your personal and online access, There’s no rule that says you must give out your phone number, address, or email address. Don’t give out your address in lieu of getting flowers if you barely know the person, take the time to build the relationship and get to know the person. Don’t send money, the date is about meeting someone, you are not a public ATM machine. You control the date, you stay on the site and converse as you feel comfortable. Do not put any personal contact information on your profile. If you are sharing a computer take advantage of the technology and protect your personal information by deleting the history before you leave the computer.
Match.com is a site that requires payment and membership to access their subscriber community. Free online dating sites do exist online.