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Love Over 50

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...

Online Dating: A Man's Guide For Women Seeking Love On

Posted 08.02.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM BetterAfter50 By A. Chertorofsky I am a single widowed man age 49 who has met some personable, attractive women on But i...

The New French President And His 'Companion': Why The French Don't Say 'I Do'

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.15.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

With the inauguration of Francois Hollande, France will have a new First Lady -- sort of. Valerie Trierweiler is Francois Holland's partner -- a 47 year-old, un-Botoxed but beautiful, twice-divorced working mother of three teenagers who downplays her unmarried status to Hollande.

20 Things Older Men Want In A Lover

Ken Solin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Ann Brenoff's recent article, Love Over 50: 20 Traits Boomer Women Want in Their Next Lover, made me think about my own search. Here's my top 20 wish list for my next Boomer lover.

20 Traits Post 50 Women Want In Their Next Lover

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Life is a work in progress, isn't it? We learn from our experiences and hopefully, in the later rounds, know which punches to pull. With this in mind,...

Should Married People Have Crushes? | Jeannie Muchnick | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM BetterAfter50 I’m married –- going on 21 years in fact –- but have a crush on my cute, younger-than-me-still-has-hair allergist....

Dating Tips for Post-50s

Janet Blair Page | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Janet Blair Page

Appearance can be a point of stress for those over 50 re-entering the dating scene. Try to put a positive spin on it.

12 Edgy Valentine's Gifts For The Post 50 Love Of Your Life

The Huffington Post | ANN BRENOFF | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty

Legend suggests Saint Valentine was martyred on February 14 in the third century for marrying Christian couples in defiance of Rome. So in the spirit ...

How To Make Your Online Dating Profile Pop

Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty

Thinking of dipping your heart in the cyber love water but not sure where to start? Editor-in-chief of "The Frisky" Amelia McDonell-Parry and relation...

WATCH: The Male Perspective On Love And Dating

Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty

Wondering why you still haven't heard back from that great date or why your significant other never tells you he loves you? With men hailing from Mars...

Remarriage In Midlife: Why Bother?

Deborah Gaines | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

Don't get me wrong: I'd love to meet Mr. Right. I am hard-wired for a long-term, live-in relationship. In many ways, I am happier with a partner than without one. I just don't see why I should remarry.

The Puzzling Logistics Of Open Marriage

Laura Rowley | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Laura Rowley

Due to a minor computer snafu on my part, my name will be forever linked to an anonymous column we ran on Huff/Post50 on open marriage. When I discovered this, I wondered what my husband of nearly 20 years would think. Not to mention my daily-Mass-attending Irish Catholic mother and mother-in-law, my ten siblings, four siblings-in-law, and the principals at my kids' Catholic schools. My father, nine years in heaven, was no doubt laughing his head off.

Aretha Franklin, 69, Getting Remarried

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty

Aretha Franklin says she's ready to tie the knot with longtime friend William "Willie" Wilkerson. Franklin told The Associated Press in a statement...