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Why No Good Ever Comes From Drunk Dialing

Al DeLuise | Posted 05.01.2015 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

We have all done it. After too many drinks we find ourselves doing what our sober selves would never do. We make that phone call to the one person in the world we know we should not be calling at two in the morning; the infamous drunk dial. It is the one mistake that we know in our hearts is a mistake even as we scroll through our contact list and press send.

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...

Cougar Cruises Bring Older Women And Younger Men Together

Huff/Post50 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.07.2013 | Fifty

Amy Luna Manderino stumbled into her 2010 cougar cruise experience somewhat accidentally -- by winning tickets after accompanying a friend to a cougar...

Why Some Boomer Ladies Reject Marriage

Next Avenue | Posted 03.03.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jane Gross More boomers, especially women, are treasuring our independence -- even if we're in a relationship In ...

5 Tips For Gaining An Online Dating Advantage

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 02.28.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Give Yourself a Dating Advantage If you’re single and over 50, chances are good that either you want to date aga...

Single Midlifers Reveal What They REALLY Think About Dating

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 02.13.2013 | Fifty

"Single and ready to mingle" would be an appropriate phrase for post 50 men and women, according to a new survey commissioned by active adult retireme...

Before 'I Do,' Ask This Question

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2013 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

In our interviews with hundreds of long-married couples about what works and what doesn't for a long and satisfying relationship... it turns out that our elders believe there's something close to a 'magic bullet' when it comes to deciding in a relationship: 'Should I stay or should I go?'

'Did He Realize I Wasn't 22?'

Elise Sax | Posted 03.20.2013 | Fifty
Elise Sax

I'm not really that old. Middle-aged. What do they call that? Oh, yes: "Past her prime." Let me tell you, I believed that "past her prime" line. Believed it especially for, well, you know... The big nasty. Hot sweaty snugglebunnies. Bow chicka wow wow. Intimacy.

5 Ways To Win Her Heart This Valentine's Day

Ken Solin | Posted 03.21.2013 | Fifty
Ken Solin

When given in the right spirit, these gifts will remind her that you're not just another guy, but a special one. Have a Happy Valentine's Day.

88-Year Old Proves You're Never Too Old To Marry

Posted 01.15.2013 | Weddings

Betty Jane Allshouse knows exactly what people mean when they say, "It's never too late." In November 2012, the 88-year-old retirement home reside...

What Are The New Rules Of Dating?

Posted 01.15.2013 | Fifty

Remember the days before text messages, Twitter and Facebook, when dating actually required hearing another person’s voice? Well times have chan...

My Worst Blind Date Ever

Barbara Rose Brooker | Posted 03.16.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Rose Brooker

The shocking comment a man made about my appearance.

5 Things A Man NEVER Thinks When He Sees You Naked

Joan Price | Posted 09.23.2015 | Fifty
Joan Price

By hiding your body and being embarrassed by it, you're buying into our youth-obsessed culture that says that only young, firm, fertile bodies can be sexy and alluring. Let's put that notion to rest right now!

How I Met The Man Of My Dreams

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 02.11.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

We exchanged phone numbers and said our goodbyes, and he disappeared around the corner. As I slowly made my way home, I relived every moment of this magical evening. He could be my soul mate, I thought. Will I ever see him again?

Are You Shopping At The 'Man Store?'

Marci Rich | Posted 02.09.2013 | Fifty
Marci Rich

I was aware of the cyber-clock ticking. In a couple of days, I'd be lost to ArtsandSportsLvr forever. I had a decision to make. I could let boy-and-his-dog into my life, or let them trot off into the sunset. And live out the rest of my days with my cats.

The One Thing My Wife And I Don't Agree On

George Rajna | Posted 02.09.2013 | Fifty
George Rajna

I guess nothing is perfect, not even a sabbatical abroad in Asia. I love my wife and understand that as we continually grow as partners there will be moments in which we do not see eye to eye. Where I saw awe-inspiring temples she saw heat and harsh terrain.

One Phrase That's My Absolute Online Dating Dealbreaker

Walker Jones Thornton | Posted 01.18.2013 | Fifty
Walker Jones Thornton

He tells me "It's complicated" with a shrug and a smile. It's his response to the unasked question about his marriage. I get it. Life is complicated. Relationships are complicated. None of us would disagree with that. But, I don't have to accept it.

4 Easy-To-Plan Date Ideas | Posted 11.14.2012 | Fifty

By Jackie Dishner Bored by dinner-and-a-movie dates? Our blogger offers out-of-the-box ideas that won't stress you out. Want to avoid the "dinne...

4 Crucial Steps To Successful Online Dating

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 01.08.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

The anonymity and ease of online sites attracts singles of all ages. However, their sheer size and diversity can also be overwhelming, especially for the newly single. The challenge for singles over 50 is complicated by the fact that we live in a society that devalues age.

6 Reasons Middle-Age Sex Is Hottest

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.07.2013 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Here's what's great about middle-aged married sex.

How Hurricane Sandy Inspired Me To Find A Life Partner

Sue Carswell | Posted 01.07.2013 | Fifty
Sue Carswell

In 1992, I went to Bosnia in the heart of the war with a flack jacket and helmet. I've been through the hollow echoes of 9/11. I've been to Katrina where I warmly opened my arms out to the returning refugees for the Red Cross. A week ago, as Hurricane Sandy thrashed against the windows of my powerless fourth-floor apartment in the West Village, I have never been as afraid as I was -- never.

Learning How To Fight: Four Wise Tips For Couples

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2013 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

These "experts" on marriage agreed that one thing all couples need to do -- if you want to remain married as long as they have -- is to learn to communicate about conflicts. More specifically, we all need to learn how to fight.

5 Tips To Spice Up Your Sex Life

Next Avenue | Posted 11.03.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Terri Orbuch, Ph.D. I met Georgia last year at a relationship workshop I was leading in California. She wanted to l...

The New Post 50 Superhero: Invisible Woman

Donna Highfill | Posted 12.23.2012 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

Some of my female friends had warned me that when they hit their 50s, a cloak of invisibility descended upon them and men began to stare through them. I refused to believe them. I mentioned women like Raquel Welch and Sophia Loren in my defense. Then I looked in a mirror and realized that I didn't look like Raquel or Sophia even when I peaked at 17.

What Midlifers Can Learn From Arnold's Mistakes

Ken Solin | Posted 12.06.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

I've forgiven lots of folks over the years, but I haven't forgotten the reasons why I had to forgive them. Allowing someone access to my heart after having it trampled isn't an act of forgiveness as much as it is an act of faith, and I'm not certain I have that kind of faith in anyone who already betrayed me.