Meeting qualified singles over 50 is not a problem, but getting to assess them is. First of all, it is important to note that being qualified in this context is a relative term. It is based on the individual doing the assessment. This is because criteria for being qualified will differ from individual to individual.
You get to meet singles in places like school, work, gym… etc. But the problem with these places is that the singles you meet in these places may not be interested in any relationship or they may be seeing someone already. This makes over 50 dating sites the best place to meeting qualified and willing singles. After all, that is why they registered too.
Every platform has its challenges and dating sites are no exceptions. There are liars who are already engaged or married but just looking for fun. Apart from that, you may also come across scammers. But if you arm yourself with the right tools, you get the best from dating sites.
The major advantage is that dating is faster because you and whoever you meet on the website already know why you registered in the first place. Some members will even state it expressly that they are singles looking for a long term relationship that may likely lead to marriage.
Yes dating sites always invite members from all over the world, it is left for you to select someone living in your locality for proximity reasons. What you will discover about your prospective girlfriend/boyfriend in one visit will be more than what you will discover in one year via communications through online media and voice calls.
To avoid being taken advantage of, do not appear desperate at all. Take your time to scrutinize your date very well before you finally give in. When you finally get hooked, preferably with someone living in the same locality with you, suggest a face to face meet up. This is a sign of seriousness from you.
If your partner is as serious as you think he/she should see it as a great idea. But if he/she keeps giving excuses each time you mention it, you should begin to retrace your step as he/she may be on the site for ulterior motive. After all, you live in the same county, cost of air or train ticket cannot be an excuse.