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Why This 70-Year-Old Is Hiking The Pacific Crest Trail

Ken Solin | Posted 05.26.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Mountain Man Mike is the first in a series of articles about boomer adventurers. Some adventures like Mike's are physical but still have a significant emotional component. Others are less physical and more cerebral. But each reflects a desire to achieve something deeply personal.

How Older Men Can Maintain Their Sexual Health

Ken Solin | Posted 06.16.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Sex was my primary measuring stick to evaluate relationships until I turned 50, which was when I learned the best sex includes an emotional connection. I realize casual sex might work for some over-50 guys, but it can't compare with loving sex.

4 Tips To Deal When Your Partner Is A Backseat Driver

Ken Solin | Posted 05.27.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Boomer couples frequently criticize each other's driving, and they persist no matter how annoying until it all too often escalates into something bigger than warranted.

What Men Over 50 Should Do To Improve Their Sexual Performance

Ken Solin | Posted 04.27.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Is sex the same nearing 70 as it was at 50? No, but that's not necessarily bad news. The lessons I've gleaned over the past few decades have actually made sex a better experience.

How I Finally Accepted The Idea That Boomer Women Don't Need Men

Ken Solin | Posted 03.31.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

I've taken some heat in the past for being so outspokenly upbeat about boomer women, but in my experience they truly are amazing. I was surprised at first when boomer women talked about eschewing boomer men, and that they said this without bitterness.

The Single Most Critical Ingredient For A Lasting Relationship

Ken Solin | Posted 03.24.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Boomers enjoy the highest divorce rate of any demographic, which begs the question of whether or not they'll ever find lasting love. Does this ranking simply reflect aging couples growing apart, or does it point to a flaw in boomer character?

The Best Predictor Of Long-Term Relationship Success

Ken Solin | Posted 03.09.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

You can learn quite a bit about someone while you're dating. Foods they like, favorite activities, sexuality, intellect, family ties, openness, integrity, and a myriad of other qualities. But there's a particularly telling aspect of a relationship that's not obvious and it's a reliable predictor of its future.

The Rudest Thing You Can Do On A First Date

Ken Solin | Posted 02.08.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Two women friends from neighboring communities shared the same weird dating story with me last week. Both were about coffee dates that quickly dropped into the disaster category.

The Reason So Many Middle-Aged Men Can't Perform In Bed

Ken Solin | Posted 12.27.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Dating has also gone through a radical transformation since we were teenagers. When we were young and hormonal the sexual nature of teenagers was primal. We dated with fervor reminiscent of prehistoric man who mated frenetically to ensure the survival of the species.

What I Finally Figured Out After 10 Years Of Dating

Ken Solin | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Am I going to date forever? This is a question that date-fatigued boomer women frequently ask, sometimes right before deciding to quit dating. Although taking a break is a quick fix for date fatigue, the magnitude of boomer dating burnout warrants a discussion deeper than weariness.

A Message For Men Who Can Only Get Turned On By Young Women

Ken Solin | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

If you're a guy who's only capable of functioning sexually with women with perfect bodies, continue your hapless pursuit. But if you're a guy who sees beauty in terms other than perfection, then you already know how beautiful and desirable boomer women are. And you probably own a full-length mirror and are aware that your attractiveness to women isn't tied to perfection either.

Why I Panicked When She Said 'You're My Guy'

Ken Solin | Posted 06.16.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

I've waited a long time for the right woman to tell me I'm special to her, and at a dinner celebrating our first year together a while ago, Sarah looked into my eyes and said, 'You're my guy.' But rather than soak up what should have been a joyful moment, I sat stunned and speechless.

5 Easy Ways To Scare Off The Person You're Dating

Ken Solin | Posted 04.23.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

My clients have shared a fair number of first date stories with me. While some are amusing, others reflect a surprising lack of social skills. Maybe it's time to rethink boomer dating, especially if you're a newbie.

What You Always Need To Leave Behind On A First Date

Ken Solin | Posted 04.08.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Most boomer guys realize that pressuring a boomer woman for first date sex is inappropriate, but the number of complaints from women indicates some guys didn't get the memo.

'Boomer Men Act As If They're Doing Boomer Women A Favor Dating Them'

Ken Solin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

It's virtually impossible to express a strong point of view about dating, sex, and relationships without provoking anyone. When I hear a boomer woman say she's given up dating, my knee jerk reaction is to argue against her decision. Giving up dating conflicts with my lifelong attitude about never giving up on anything worthwhile.

Boomer in the City: Boomer Cheapskate

Barbara Rose Brooker | Posted 07.06.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Rose Brooker

Between slurping his soup, then stuffing his face with fish and rice, he continues to elaborate in agonizing detail about how two years ago, he'd married a girl thirty years younger and how she took him to the cleaners. "The bitch took me for every dime -- she took everything!"