C.-based speed dating company Professionals in the City (prosinthecity.com).
“Maybe 90 percent of people feel they’re young for their age.” 20s If you’re in the market for single 20-something men, it turns out you can find quite a few at speed dating.
That’s normal: Not every age group dates the same way.
But among women who are even slightly younger than him, he says, that’s “considered way too bold.” So Miller, who works in banking and lives in Arlington, has a strategy.
Between getting someone’s number and asking them out, there needs to be a week or more of increasingly flirty text messages, complete with nonintrusive questions and witty repartee, all — hopefully — leading to a date.
Smartphone-loving millennials flock to Hinge, which lets you flick through single friends of your Facebook friends, and Tinder, which finds singles who are geographically nearby.
You’ll also find 20-somethings on free dating websites like Ok Cupid.
40s Since many 40-something daters have children, online is often the way to go.
Lisa Klein, a 46-year-old physical therapist who is one of Ettin’s clients, finds that many people in her age group have kids that keep them home in the evenings.
“You tend to get more men than women [at the events for 20-somethings] just because of demographic demands,” Karlan says.
At events for heterosexual daters, his company may cut off sales early to one gender to keep the numbers even.
20s Young daters are the most likely to embrace technology.
“If you’re in your 20s, you’re doing the free apps,” Ettin says.
30s “If you’re looking for something more serious, it’s worth it to pay for a site,” Ettin says.