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Dating Over 40

13 Life Lessons I Learned About Dating After My Divorce

Elle Chase | Posted 02.10.2015 | Divorce
Elle Chase

These tenets work for me, but it's important for each one of us to find our own bespoke rules, guidelines, deal breakers, and tweak them as we grow. Life is dynamic -- it has to be in order for it to evolve.

The Two Most Important Words When It Comes to Mr. Right

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 09.16.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Do I trust he will never cheat on me? Do I trust him to co-mingle my finances with him? Do I trust him with my children/future children? Do I trust his judgment, his loyalty, his friendship, his love for me?

10 Questions That Will Turn Your New Boyfriend Off

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

I can also attest to the fact that there are certain questions a new girlfriend can ask too soon--questions that will turn him off so fast, your head will spin.

Dating After 40

Chef Rossi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Chef Rossi

At the age of 42, owing to two long relationships that tailgated each other, I found myself single for the first time since I was 20-something. A lot had changed.

Clarifying Questions for the Newly Single Grey Divorce Set

Tara Fass | Posted 12.25.2013 | Divorce
Tara Fass

With the surge of grey divorce there are a number of newly single over-40 men and women who are dating again for the first time in a while.

The Difference Between Happy And Unhappy Couples

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 11.05.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Everyone fights. If a person claims he or she never argues in their relationship they are either lying or they are lying. Disagreeing and arguing and fighting in your relationship is inevitable.

How One Woman Is Prepping For Sex With Younger Men

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 09.23.2013 | Fifty
Joanna Perry-Folino

Now that I've accepted the fact that age doesn't matter all that much after 40 in terms of who one hooks up with, I've been getting in shape for that inevitable moment when someone walks into my life who is five, 10, even 15 years younger than me.

Dating Advice for Martha Stewart and Other Over-50 Boss Ladies

Bobbi Palmer | Posted 07.09.2013 | Fifty
Bobbi Palmer

You said it loud and said it proud! Your single status is not a defect. Looking for love online does not mean you are desperate. I happen to know it means the opposite: You are confident, smart and savvy.

Does God Wear Gucci?

Barbara Rose Brooker | Posted 12.10.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Rose Brooker

It's been a while since I've been on a date -- I've been busy with my books and meeting deadlines. And I tend to get hermetic. Anyway, I'm trying to get out more, even date. So Dick Slick, alias "God," picks me up in his black shiny Lexus, and he's as spiffy as his car.

When Is The Right Time To Date Again?

D. A. Wolf | Posted 12.12.2011 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

Taking a chance and getting back out there may sound like a good idea, but time and timing play pivotal roles.

Is Looking For "The One" After Divorce Misguided?

D. A. Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

Are you still looking for "the one" to set your heart on fire? The indispensable, all-powerful, absolutely-made-for-you soul mate? Did you toss aside...

My Love of Cougars

David Wygant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wygant

So for the men out there who really feel the need to date women 20 years their junior, I would ask them this: Why do you want to relive some of the most painful and difficult life lessons?

Is Love Possible Late In Life?

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
BJ Gallagher

I have heard it said that a woman over 40 has a better chance of being killed by terrorists than she does of finding a husband. I don't buy it. I've seen too many examples of older couples finding true love.

'Marry Him': 5 Reasons You're Wrong About Mr. Right (VIDEO) | Lori Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A couple of years ago, I wrote a magazine article called "Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough." In it, I confessed that, having found...