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Dating After 50

Why Dating Can Be So Much Easier At 50 Than At 20

Barry Gold | Posted 09.16.2015 | Fifty
Barry Gold

Plenty of things about middle age really suck. Waistlines expand, hair thins, skin sags. And then there's all that stuff with the nether regions. If you're middle aged and recently became single, issues like these not only affect your reflection in the mirror, they can also impact your search for a partner.

Meet The 58-Year-Old Pursuing Her Dream Of A Liveaboard Lifestyle

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.10.2015 | Fifty

This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 re...

The Allure Of Sugar Daddy Websites

Tammy Bleck | Posted 08.28.2015 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

Finding love should be easy. But it's not. It's crazy hard. So hard, in fact, that a great many people are flocking to Sugar Daddy dating sites for companionship. And business is booming.

A Leading Online Dating Expert Gets Played -- Big Time

Melani Robinson | Posted 08.26.2015 | Fifty
Melani Robinson

There's nothing about the online dating experience that can surprise me. I've seen it all and revel in my ability to identify and avoid a dating shit show in the making. Um, at least that's what I thought.

25 Differences Between Dating As A Teen And Dating In Middle Age

Barry Gold | Posted 08.20.2015 | Fifty
Barry Gold

When it comes to dating, relationships, and sex, here's what men said, thought, and worried about back when they were teenagers, and what they say, think, and worry about now that they're Over 50.

Why This 58-Year-Old Is Taking A Break From Online Dating

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.18.2015 | Fifty

This is one story from HuffPost Fifty's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkab...

Seniors Try Tinder For The First Time And Aren't Impressed

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.14.2015 | Fifty

Watch this on The Scene Many young people have experienced the thrill of swiping left or right as they Tinder their way to a new romance (or ...

8 Things Single Women Want Their Married Friends To Know

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 08.05.2015 | Fifty
Hélène Tragos Stelian

I polled over a dozen single women and here are seven things they want their married friends to know. One item on the list? They're not after your husband.

5 Ways To Get Men Over 50 To Ask You Out

Lisa Copeland | Posted 07.27.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

You see an attractive man when you're out and about and you'd like to get him to notice you. But what do you do? Men need encouragement to know it's safe to approach you. Here are five tips certain to let him know you're interested in him.

5 Very Good Reasons To Date An Older Woman

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.24.2015 | Fifty

Forget the MILF stereotypes. There are plenty of solid reasons to date older women that have nothing to do with just how fabulous they look (although,...

The Dating Reminder Middle-Aged Women Still Need To Hear

Joe Seldner | Posted 06.24.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

A few months ago, I was on a 'dating over 50' panel intended to offer male perspectives to an entirely female audience. I tend to be pretty direct, and believe if women want the male perspective, I should offer it warts and all. Foolishly, I figured that's what they wanted.

25 Dating Turnoffs That Make Us Want To Run For The Exit

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.05.2015 | Fifty

The Huff/Post50 team and its post-50 Facebook fans had a lot to say when we started comparing our dating horror stories. What have YOU encountered tha...

The Truth About Sex And The Grieving Widower

Sienna Jae Fein | Posted 05.29.2015 | Fifty
Sienna Jae Fein

Women who date widowers are sometimes stunned when an actively grieving man presses eagerly for sex. Our culture mandates no 'correct' grieving process, and grieving is unique to every individual, but most experts agree that men and women mourn in different ways.

The Top 10 Things Every Midlife Woman Should Know About Dating

Erica Jagger | Posted 06.24.2015 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

When my marriage ended, I wondered if I'd be spending all my free, non-kid time with my books and my cat. There have been weekends when I've done just that, but there have also been long stretches when I've dated up a storm.

Why This 50-Something Man Rarely Dates Women His Age

David Kanegis | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

I'm not attracted to women my own age! Sound familiar? I've heard this statement from countless male acquaintances & friends in their 50s and 60s. Men -- you're probably nodding your head in agreement. Not all of you -- but quite a few!

Why Single Women Over 50 Are Dating In 'A No Man's Land'

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty
Jackie Pilossoph

If in your 40s, it seems OK to me to date guys in their 30s, 40s or 50s. But 50 is a different story. Guys in their 30s are definitely out, guys in their 40s might work, but they might want women in their 30s or 40s, guys in their 50s want girls in their 30s or 40s, and guys in their 60s just seem too old.

Single Guys Reveal What They REALLY Think About Women Over 50

Treva Brandon | Posted 06.16.2015 | Fifty
Treva Brandon

I wanted to know how men feel about dating fellow boomers, so I gathered up a few of my middle-aged guy friends, bought them a few beers, and picked their brains about their dating life: the good, bad, and ugly. They were buzzed just enough to let it rip.

5 Reasons Dating In Your 50s Is Infinitely Better Than Dating In Your 20s

YourTango | Coach Ronnie Ann Ryan | Posted 04.10.2015 | Fifty

For many single women over 50, the idea of dating creates angst, frustration, and confusion. But as a dating coach for women, I'm here to tell you, "P...

Online Dating Advice For Middle-Aged Singles From A Man With Experience

Ken Solin | Posted 06.10.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Boomer dating requires a fair amount of courage, and it also takes grit, determination, and stamina. Online dating is a high-wire act. The potential for getting rejected exists no matter how cool or good-looking you are, and there's no net to catch you when you fall.

How To Spring Clean Your Online Dating Profile

Ken Solin | Posted 06.03.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Like your home, your online dating profile could more than likely use a spring cleaning, especially if it has remained the same all winter. The term shopworn also applies to online dating profiles, because they begin to look tattered and picked over if they haven't been changed or updated in a while.

Why It's Natural For Older Guys To Fantasize About Younger Women

High50 | Posted 06.02.2015 | Fifty

Once they are free from their marriages or long-term relationships, the majority of male fantasies revolve around younger women. Even if they've never settled down, when they finally decide to do it, it's usually with someone young enough to produce a family.

Why Physical Attraction Is Just As Important At 50 As It Was At 20

Joe Seldner | Posted 05.25.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

I'm on the record as saying that physical attraction remains (almost) as important at 50 or 60 as it was at 20 or 30, and even though some of us will be blessed to have working parts forever, some of us won't.

How To Decide Whether To Remarry Or Live Together

Ken Solin | Posted 05.16.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

I urge boomers to ignore any pressure to marry again quickly, whether from a partner, friends, or relatives. This is your life and it's entirely your decision. Neither my partner nor I choose to marry, but we both feel living together is a viable option.

Here's How To Find And Keep Mr. Right After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 05.11.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Most women want a man in their life. After all, don't you? That's why you're reading this, isn't it And you've probably gone online or out into the real world to find him. But you haven't for many reasons.

The 4 Words That Are Keeping You From Finding Love

Lisa Copeland | Posted 04.23.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

How many hours have you spent looking at men online thinking the following thought? This man looks nice but ... he's not my type!