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Dating Over 50

Trying To Meet Women The Old-Fashioned Way

Al DeLuise | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

I'm not sure why women would give me their numbers, even unsolicited on my part, and then never return my calls. Was it a game, give out your number and then see which idiots would actually call you? Is there a bell near their phones that they ring, like bartenders receiving tips, to let the room know that they caught another one?

Online Dating: The 4 Types Of Men To Avoid

Renee Fisher | Posted 08.27.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

One man told Susan he had to go to his ex-wife's house on a regular basis to mow the lawn. Unless he was destitute and worked out handyman/lawn services with the judge as a substitute for financial support, I'm thinking maybe he wasn't quite ready to move on.

The Silent Way You're Sabotaging Your Dating Life

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 06.26.2013 | Fifty

Using your feminine wiles was par for the course when you were younger. A toss of the hair here, a winning smile there and your date was putty in your...

What You Should -- And Shouldn't -- Expect In A New Relationship

Ken Solin | Posted 06.21.2013 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Expectations typically disappoint, but knowing this doesn't prevent us from having them anyway, especially around dating. Assuming you can't give up your relationship expectations, what are some fair and unfair ones to have about a new man or woman in your life?

Let's Not Leave It Up to Betty White

Shannon Walsh | Posted 08.20.2013 | Fifty
Shannon Walsh

You know how doctors have such a hard time at social events because there's always someone coming up for a free back pain consultation? Well, that's me at my mom's cocktail parties, except the questioners are all ladies of a certain age, and the subject ain't back pain.

The 8 Worst Online Dating Messages Ever

Renee Fisher | Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Susan seems to attract a lot of really interesting and unique men. So many, in fact, that I've decided to divide this column up into several parts. We'll start with the initial responses she gets from various men on the dating sites.

10 Dating Turnoffs Women Over 50 Should Never Do

Lisa Copeland | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

After speaking with a lot of men over 50, I've come up with these top 10 dating turnoffs you might be doing.

What Women Can Learn From Men About Online Dating

Judy Katz | Posted 08.11.2013 | Fifty
Judy Katz

Should you wait for family and friends, ministers, rabbis and colleagues to set you up with the perfect blind date? That has not been a viable option for most people for a very long time now, with families scattered, and your closest friends probably in the same boat.

Why It's Really Okay When Older Men Go After Much Younger Women

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 08.08.2013 | Fifty
Joanna Perry-Folino

So to all you guys out there hungering for a younger woman? Hey if you got the money to make a young gal happy, go for it. And to all the older women wanting a younger guy, hey if you got the money to make a young guy happy, go for it. Maybe you'll end up really falling in love. It happens.

How To Have A Drama-Free Relationship

Posted 06.02.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue Stability and peace fuel the healthiest and happiest midlife relationships -- and support our taste for adventure By K...

8 Things Post 50 Men Should Never Do While Dating

Lisa Copeland | Posted 07.24.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Here's a heads up for the post 50 single men out there... We ladies are so excited when you choose us as the "girl" you want to meet. Hours before our date with you, we are worrying whether you'll like us. Our bedroom floor is littered with clothes as we look for just the perfect outfit to impress you. Then the date happens and sometimes we're bewildered by who we meet.

20 Traits A Post50 Man Wants In His Post50 Woman

Ken Solin | Posted 07.16.2013 | Fifty
Ken Solin

A year ago I wrote an article listing the 20 qualities I wanted in my next boomer lover. It garnered more than 1,000 comments, both supportive and critical.

The Mysterious Alchemy of Love in a Mine Field

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 07.15.2013 | Fifty
Joanna Perry-Folino

In an effort to get at "the heart" of things, to understand our temporary time here in the Land of Eros, I will tell you about a recent experience I had while on a date in the middle of the afternoon with a man I will never hear from again.

The 9 Most Common Types You'll Find When Online Dating

Lisa Copeland | Posted 07.13.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Millions of men and women are on dating sites every day looking for that special person they dream about. How do you know who the right one is for you? It starts with understanding the nine most common types of people you'll find on there.

How To Make Love Happen Again Post 50

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 07.12.2013 | Fifty
Joanna Perry-Folino

When you're my age, you have to make love happen by sending out sexy signals, hoping for the best, and then letting go a 110 percent.

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.

National Sex Survey Reveals Which Region Is The Sexiest

Posted 05.02.2013 | Fifty

The sex lives of older daters across America has been revealed, and it seems like older women are on top in more ways than one. According to a nati...

5 Top Tips for Martha Stewart's First Date

Ann Blumenthal Jacobs | Posted 06.30.2013 | Fifty
Ann Blumenthal Jacobs

We read in the April 30 issue of the New York Post that Martha Stuart has registered on Match.com and we wanted to share with her some of the information we've learned from women we interviewed for our book Love For Grown-Ups.

6 Things Never To Do On A First Date

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 06.29.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

The only thing that a wonderful first date should lead to is a second date...not breakfast in bed the following morning.

15 Things These Celebrities Have Learned About Dating Over 50

Posted 04.19.2013 | Fifty

By the age of 50, most women have been around the block and know a thing or two about dating and relationships. Luckily for us, many of these wome...

Men Over 50: May I Give You Some Dating Advice?

Joan Price | Posted 06.09.2013 | Fifty
Joan Price

I've been dabbling in online dating, and I'm actually enjoying it. I realize that my enjoyment goes hand in hand with not having anything at stake, no enormous expectations. I'm not looking to replace my beloved husband, who died in 2008. (That would be impossible.) I don't need to find someone to give my life meaning and joy, because my life already has meaning and joy.

Friends With Benefits Over 50: A Do Or A Don't?

Patty Brisben | Posted 06.03.2013 | Fifty
Patty Brisben

Intimacy with commitment is more fulfilling at any stage of life.

10 Ways To Tell If You're Ready To Date Again

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 06.01.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

One of the most common questions asked within both the widowed and divorced communities is, 'When is it appropriate to start dating again?' The quick answer is, 'Only you can make that determination.'

Is Your Ideal Man George or Tom?

Lisa Copeland | Posted 05.29.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

On a whim, George might send 10 dozen roses to your office just to impress you. He'd charm you as he wined and dined you at the best restaurants in the world. You'd hear tales of his antics with his friends Brad (as in Pitt), Matt (as in Damon) and Julia (as in Roberts).

Is This Why Alpha Women Are Still Single?

Lisa Copeland | Posted 05.26.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

The problem is when we want an alpha male, we are threatening the ingrained role in men's DNA from caveman days of needing to be the provider. An alpha male looks at Katie and doesn't know how to play the provider role of being able to give to Katie in a way that will make her happy.