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The Phone Call That Changed My Life

Ken Solin | Posted 08.17.2016 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Shock It was 14 years ago this October when I received the phone call that's every parent's worst nightmare. My ex-wife called to tell me our 29-year-...

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.

The Biggest Difference Between Older Men And Women Who Date Online

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.09.2015 | Fifty

More and more single people over 50 are turning to the Internet to find a later-in-life love connection, but there's a clear gender divide in how they...

6 Reasons Boomers Are Just Not Good At Online Dating

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty

What's with boomers and online dating? The generation that toppled a president, ended a war and preached free love seems to be floundering when it com...

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've Learned About Living Life To The Fullest As I Approach 70

Ken Solin | Posted 05.19.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

A recent birthday brought me to within shouting distance of 70. My thoughts associated with this unexpected but appreciated event are focused on the great energy and confidence I'm feeling about my life. I'm fine tuning it and making adjustments along the way to ensure the joy continues. Sensum Boomerum Vita is Latin, I hope, for an awareness of where I am as a boomer in life's continuum.

Why Men's Brain Synapses Are Misfiring When It Comes To Sex

Ken Solin | Posted 03.09.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

There are three Bermuda Triangles boomer men can get lost in. The first is in the Atlantic Ocean. The second is a crude reference to a part of a woman's anatomy some men insist they routinely get lost in. The third is boomer dating, the subject of this article, and the three legs are boomer women, casual sex, and myopic expectations.

The 13 Most Important Lessons We Learned In 2013

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

One of the great privileges of serving as senior editor of Huff/Post50 is the opportunity to read so many wonderful pieces by some of the most talente...

'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.

How To Tell The Difference Between A Frog And A Prince

Ken Solin | Posted 11.10.2013 | Fifty
Ken Solin

A boomer first date can be an unnerving experience and a double-edged sword. Sure, there's a lot of excitement and some sweet fantasies attached to meeting someone new because there's always the chance they might have partner potential. But the other side of this is the feeling of dread that boomers frequently have.

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?

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.

Men and Their Demons

Ken Solin | Posted 06.03.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Strength of character is developed through facing adversity -- not avoiding it.

What Men Can Only Learn From Other Men

Debra Ollivier | Posted 05.12.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

For the last 20 years, Ken Solin, author of "Act Like A Man," has committed himself to helping men reconnect to what he calls their "absolute truths."