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Love Over 50

Finally Marrying The Love Of My Life 48 Years After Meeting HIm

Christine Gregory | Posted 02.10.2016 | Fifty
Christine Gregory

Sometimes love takes time ... and we should know. Bill and I met in kindergarten in 1962 and went to school together through high school. We always liked each other, but it wasn't until the ripe age of 53 that our orbits finally aligned and we were together, as it should have been all along!

How To Overcome The Loneliness of Valentine's Day

Lisa Copeland | Posted 02.09.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Some days, being single is harder than others. This Sunday, February 14th, happens to be one of the more difficult ones of the year when you're alone...

Are You Scaring Men Over 50 Away With These Date Breakers?

Lisa Copeland | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Have you ever been on a date where it felt like everything was going smoothly? You were having fun and then out of nowhere, he ended your time together for no reason at all? You start wondering... "Did I do something wrong?"

The 2 Key Reasons The Guy You Like Won't Call You Back

Lisa Copeland | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Do you carry a specific picture in your mind of the man you'd like to spend the rest of your life with? Most of us do, so it shouldn't be surprising when I tell you men do as well.

This Dating Expert Wants Single Women To Show Off Their Feminine Side

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.26.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

My client, Karen, is a powerhouse at work and she knows how to get the job done quickly and efficiently. At the office, she's a true Alpha Female. An inability to flip the switch to her softer side after work meant her Alpha characteristics were showing up in her dating life, sending men running.

The 5 Steps I Followed To Find Love After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.15.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

The judge bangs the gavel declaring you officially divorced, and your friends want to make you feel better by telling you what a catch you are and that it won't be long before another man comes into your life. What they can't do is tell you exactly how to attract, date and keep a man at this time in your life.

Rita Wilson: We Want To Hear Your Stories Of Finding Love After 50

Rita Wilson | Posted 01.29.2016 | Fifty
Rita Wilson

We're seeking stories of love after 50. Help us celebrate the many beautiful love stories that happen later in life.

12 New Year's Resolutions For Finding Love After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 12.31.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

By any chance is your dream for 2016 related to finding a great guy to play with and share your life with? If so, these 12 New Year's Dating Resolutions are an awesome beginning for making those dreams come true.

7 Common Online Dating Mistakes Women Over 50 Commonly Make

Lisa Copeland | Posted 12.28.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Online, you have less than 10 seconds to get a man's attention before he moves on. Make your words count!

5 Tips For Surviving The Holidays As A Single Woman Over 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 12.22.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Holidays are tough for singles, especially when you're over 50. It seems like everyone out there is a couple or a family celebrating the holidays tog...

What Single Women Need To Know About Men Over 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 12.13.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Growing up, we weren't taught who men really are and what makes them tick. I know I wasn't and in the past, I made huge mistakes that ended up emasculating men. It's what led me to helping women really understand who men are ... especially men over 50.

How To Find Out If You're In Love -- Or Addicted To Someone

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.28.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Elana loved Henry with all her heart. Yet it hadn't always been an easy road for them. They'd broken up at least three times during the two and a half years they'd been together. And when they were apart, an intense longing for the other would occur.

The Top 3 Qualities To Look For If You Want A Relationship In Middle Age

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.19.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Let go of the Attraction Factor as the main indicator of a good guy. I've had women share with me that they knew within five minutes whether or not the man they just met was 'the one.' Hear me when I say this ... there is NO WAY you know this about a man within five minutes!

Break Out Of Your Dating Comfort Zone With These 10 Tips

Lisa Copeland | Posted 10.29.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Dating as a woman over 50 can feel vulnerable and the last thing you want to do is step outside of your comfort zone, right? But that's exactly what works for so many of the women I work with one-on-one.

Are You Trying To Date Davy Jones?

Lisa Copeland | Posted 10.08.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

My sister and I love to head down memory lane, and we even try to drive by our childhood home every time we visit Cincinnati, the town we grew up in. One favorite memory is the party we had where all the girls danced in front of posters of Davy Jones and Mickey Dolenz. Remember how gorgeous Davy Jones was?

7 Classic Dating Deal Breakers You Should Be Aware Of

Lisa Copeland | Posted 09.29.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

What exactly is a dating 'Deal Breaker'? These are the qualities a man either has or comes with that you can't tolerate in your life. Or conversely, they are qualities a man MUST HAVE in order to date you, such as the same religion or culture.

The Real Reason It's So Hard To Date After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 09.17.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Coaching women over 50 about dating, I'm often asked this question... Why has dating become so damn hard? I believe it's because dating has become an activity we endure, versus one we enjoy. We treat dating like we treat a job interview. We exchange resumes.

3 Dating Mistakes Women Over 50 Make (And How To Fix Them!)

Lisa Copeland | Posted 09.06.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

I'd say it's a pretty safe bet you didn't expect to be divorced, single and dating at this time in your life. Right? And because a divorce judge didn't hand you a dating rule book as you left the courtroom, you might be feeling pretty frustrated and overwhelmed with the over-50's dating scene.

What Older Single Men Are Finding Out About Younger Women

Lisa Copeland | Posted 08.15.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Wmen ask me all the time about what they're supposed to do about the men out there who say they only want younger women in their profiles. The question has always intrigued me so I did a little research to find out more about why this is happening and whether or not it's true.

5 Tips For Jumpstarting Your Dating Life After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 05.24.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Begin by making your own happiness a priority. What does this have to do with dating? When you're happy, you glow. When you glow, men are attracted to you.

An Octogenarian's Adventures In Online Dating

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 09.10.2014 | Fifty
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

That's really scary, I said to Heather, my 46-year-old trainer. I don't want to do this. Heather insisted, it was not about a new set of exercises that she was promoting, it was for me to get online on a dating site.

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.

5 Best Places For Singles To Retire Overseas

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty

Retirement is no longer what it used to be in a lot of ways, especially when it comes to who you'll be spending your golden years with: many post 50s ...

'No Groupons' And 9 Other Tips For Men Seeking Love Online

Posted 09.05.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM BetterAfter50 by Kay Newton I am a single woman, in my early 60s, divorced for over a decade. I have met dozens of interesting smar...

5 Foods That Can Increase Your Libido

Posted 08.03.2012 | Fifty

We'll preface this by saying that a good dose of common sense, not to mention sound science, says that libido is far too multi-faceted to be induced b...