For 50-plus types unwilling to walk — possibly rewalk — the path that leads to romance, rings and relocation, the prospect of a "friend with benefits" is looking less and less like a millennial indulgence.
After all, it gets awfully lonely waiting around for "the one." Perhaps you've decided that what you need at this point in your life is someone to talk to and laugh with — someone with whom you can share the sheets, but not the tax refund.
With Friends Worldwide.com, you can connect with not only local singles, but with singles from around the world.
En español | You made the mistake of asking your adult daughter if that guy she went out with last night was "anything serious." She gave you a nonchalant shrug and smiled.
"Don't book the church yet, Mom — it was just a hookup!
" At first, her disclosure strikes you as too much information.
But then it gets you thinking: You're single, too — what could be so bad about a casual night in bed with someone you like but don't love?
Parties are always great places to meet people, but since most people don't have the opportunity or time to attend one every day, websites like Friendlylook, The Datable and let you browse your friends' friends.
The newest site Friendlylook says it engineers serendipity.
Imagine if you could get the same experience of a cocktail party — and all the potential date option, but online.
That's the idea behind a new crop of dating websites that aim to recreate the experience of cocktail parties or a get together at a friend's apartment where you just might meet someone new.
No offense to your weathered friends, but their advice is not actually helpful.