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A New Year's Resolution For Older Single Women

Ken Solin | Posted 12.22.2016 | Fifty
Ken Solin

The decision whether to date in 2017 or carve out a good life exclusive of a relationship isn't a simple one. I have several single women friends in their 60s who fall into both categories, but most are simultaneously creating a life without a partner and at the same time seeking one.

This Is How To Feel Better Than You Ever Imagined As You Get Older

Ken Solin | Posted 07.07.2016 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Some aging boomers just let it all hang out physically. Unfortunately, many will suffer the consequences of their inaction. I have a close friend who has surrendered his body to nature and while I worry about losing him prematurely, I know there's nothing I can do about his behavior.

How To Find And Keep A New Love After 50

Ken Solin | Posted 02.09.2017 | Fifty
Ken Solin

I lost count of the number of times I thought I was in love, but it still took a while before I acknowledged the reasons for so many failures. Most of my relationships were what I call, unconscious entanglements; two dysfunctional people meeting and partnering quickly.

The Goldilocks Syndrome and Why Women Run Smaller Companies

Joanna L. Krotz | Posted 01.12.2017 | Business
Joanna L. Krotz

Ask women why they started a business and the most frequent responses are a desire for work-life balance, self-fulfillment or job satisfaction, accord...

Why Middle-Aged Women Make The Best Partners For Middle-Aged Men

Ken Solin | Posted 11.11.2016 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Simon and Garfunkel's song title is applicable to the turbulent boomer dating waters. It's a consistently divisive issue, and I'm surprised how stubbornly contentious it remains. Why so much acrimony?

Are Women Invisible After Age 50?

Nancy Deville | Posted 08.07.2016 | Women
Nancy Deville

I'm a fiction writer too, but my rejections aren't based on unconscious biases. They are fully aware, awake, slap you across the face with reality biases. I am an older woman writing about older women.

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

Ken Solin | Posted 05.26.2016 | 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.

Calling Hillary Clinton Old On Twitter Isn't Cool, But It Is Working In Her Favor

Bustle | Posted 06.13.2015 | Women
Bustle

This is entirely about the former Secretary of State's looks, which means it is entirely about tying her worth back to her sexuality, rather than her work. And until recently, we were a culture that uniformly portrayed older women as asexual, which meant they were invisible.

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.

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.

5 Reasons To Talk About Sex In Your Online Dating Profile

Erica Jagger | Posted 11.24.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

So you're a single midlife woman and you care about sex? Then say so in your online dating profile. And no, I'm not just talking about women who are looking for casual fun, although that's a perfectly acceptable choice. I'm talking about any sexually charged woman who believes that good sex is a vital component of a romantic relationship and doesn't want to settle for anything less.

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.

Why We Need More Erotic Photos Of Older Women

Erica Jagger | Posted 10.14.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

Recently a blogger of note accused me of 'pandering to men'. Keep in mind that 'pander', to be precise, means to 'gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire, need, or habit of a person with such a desire).'

Vadge Bras And Incontinence: A Conversation Only 50+ Women Can Understand

Emma Nicholson | Posted 10.10.2014 | Fifty
Emma Nicholson

Photo Credit: Emma Nicholson Photo Credit: Emma Nicholson And here we are not actually having lunch together but thinking REALLY hard about it. ...

The Only Erotica Books That Feature Women Over 30

Erica Jagger | Posted 10.05.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

I love erotic fiction, but I'm fed up reading about 22-year-old virgins who start f**king like porn stars immediately upon deflowerment. I'd really love to read a sizzling slice of smut featuring a protagonist I can actually relate to.

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.

The Sexy Thing Every Woman Over 50 Needs To Try

Erica Jagger | Posted 08.01.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

Here I was at 50, rediscovering my sexuality with new partners, and more at ease with my body than I had been when it was "perfect." I no longer have the time, money, or inclination to exercise obsessively as I once did. I have better things to lament than the situation with the underside of my arms. I look at the sloping breasts that fed two babies, the skin that hangs down slightly from my belly when I bend over, and I think, not bad for 50!

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!"