The rest, or so one might assume, are out for fun and companionship, and plenty are using modern technology to find partners.According to Del Webb, nearly 20 percent of single boomers are already using online dating services.But since dating by smartphone is still pretty new (and since I’m happily married), I enlisted the help of Seattle-based online dating consultant Virginia Roberts to evaluate some of these new tools.(MORE: Be a Winner in the Digital Dating Game) Rule No.On-going workshops offer support and guidance to the volunteers.
Bagels and lox Woody Allen movies ≠ Jewish upbringing.
Or, they could be sharing an interesting detail, a conversational topic for late in a good first date.
They could be including “Jewish” for other Jews on the site who will only date Jews, as a way to make it through filter.
But when I got Jean’s message, I’d never seen her profile before. My profile said “Jewish.” But “Jewish” comes with a lot more useful flexibility than “Catholic.” When people write “Jewish,” they could be declaring an important part of their identity.
I wasn’t ageist—at least that’s what I tell myself—but I want to have kids. I had dated teachers before and was looking for something different. It means they knowingly are excluding a significant number of potential suitors who are actively anti-religious, non-religious or uncomfortable with the whole topic. She appreciated that I noted that I was aware that my job description sounded “douchy.” (I’m a business strategy consultant for the telecom industry. Also, I had recently broken up with somebody—a “perfect on paper” and Jewish, but not so perfect a match in reality, somebody—and was still kind of beat up about it. Any comment that is offensive or inappropriate will be removed.