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Midlife Dating

The Best Date That Never Should Have Happened

Michael Hodor | Posted 11.03.2015 | Divorce
Michael Hodor

Although it was clear that we were very attracted to each other, I started doing calculations and projections into the future, and all I could see was this one unchecked box sort of suspended above her head, slowly turning in an ominous way.

The New Sexual Revolution Begins At 50

Erica Jagger | Posted 05.19.2015 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

With kids in various stages of launching -- and a healthy dose of wisdom acquired after years of unpacking our baggage -- middle age actually unlocks a psychological and sexual renaissance.

10 Key Things I Learned While Dating After Divorce

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 06.29.2015 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

When we said our wedding vows or made our commitments to our partners we never imagined that one day we'd be facing separation and divorce. We never imagined having to date again. That was my experience anyway. Yet, after the ending of a 20-year marriage, I picked up the pieces again.

Why Single Women Over 50 Are Dating In 'A No Man's Land'

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty
Jackie Pilossoph

If in your 40s, it seems OK to me to date guys in their 30s, 40s or 50s. But 50 is a different story. Guys in their 30s are definitely out, guys in their 40s might work, but they might want women in their 30s or 40s, guys in their 50s want girls in their 30s or 40s, and guys in their 60s just seem too old.

Single Guys Reveal What They REALLY Think About Women Over 50

Treva Brandon | Posted 06.16.2015 | Fifty
Treva Brandon

I wanted to know how men feel about dating fellow boomers, so I gathered up a few of my middle-aged guy friends, bought them a few beers, and picked their brains about their dating life: the good, bad, and ugly. They were buzzed just enough to let it rip.

A Message For Single Men In Their 50s, From Single Women

Treva Brandon | Posted 05.20.2015 | Fifty
Treva Brandon

Fellas, if you're in your 50s, single and dating (and feeling like you're not getting anywhere), consider this a little friendly feedback from the ladies.

How To Create An Irresistible Online Dating Profile

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 05.05.2015 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Many of us in midlife are finding ourselves in a situation we never thought would happen to us ... we're single again and venturing back into the world of dating. This time, however, it's online rather than offline.

Cleaning and Decluttering During a Midlife Move

Mindy Trotta | Posted 09.16.2014 | Fifty
Mindy Trotta

The last time we moved, three years ago, I had the Herculean task of consolidating beautiful things from many years of living in a large home into a proper amount that would fit into an apartment... across the country. This time, the move will not be nearly as far-flung, and the space will be relatively the same, just reconfigured. So, it will be a "breeze." I thought.

The Essential Guide To Finding True Love

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.03.2014 | Fifty

Like pretty much every other aspect of our lives, finding a mate has moved online. Online dating services have proliferated and cover virtually every ...

Why Don't Men Want To Date Women Over 50?

Arlene Schindler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Schindler

As a woman in my 50s, walking down a city street, I feel invisible to almost any man walking past me. I've been that unseen woman over and over again. Friends have echoed this experience to me as well. Single? No one wants to date a midlife woman either.

Advantages of Dating After 40

Lisa Firestone | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

One benefit of dating after 40 is that by this age, most of us have had a variety of experiences in at least one serious relationship. This gives us the opportunity to reflect on our patterns. We can think about the people we have chosen and question the traits we are looking for.

4 Tips To Smart Dating In Midlife

Nancy Sherr | Posted 04.26.2013 | Fifty
Nancy Sherr

Put dating in perspective and see it for what it is: not just a chance to meet new people, but as an opportunity to reconnect with your authentic self.

How We Made Our Midlife Marriage Work

Julie Danis | Posted 02.10.2013 | Fifty
Julie Danis

I married at 48-years-old, for the first time, to someone I had known, on and off, for 12 years. Marriage was one of life's great adventures that I had never experienced. Not even pretended to experience. I liked my space. Control is my friend. The walk down the aisle didn't come right away.

Two-Thirds Of Singles Over 55 Won't Date Someone With This Issue: Survey

Posted 08.24.2012 | Fifty

High blood pressure? Might want to avoid discussing it with potential partners you meet online. Some 64 percent of singles over age 55 say they would ...

Midlife Dating Angst: Going Slow Instead Of With The Flow

Ken Solin | Posted 09.01.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

She was pressuring me to become sexual and go with the flow, neither of which felt okay with me. For me, this isn't the time for 60s casual morality, and bouncing back from a failed relationship is too painful to just go with the flow.

How To Attract The Right Mate After Divorce

Maddisen K. Krown | Posted 07.09.2012 | Divorce
Maddisen K. Krown

List all of the qualities you do desire in yourself and your partner. Enjoy this list of what you desire to have in your life. Read, picture, feel, enjoy, and embody these qualities.

Out There Again... If Even Just for the Night

Steph Thompson | Posted 09.14.2011 | Women
Steph Thompson

Finding themselves newly single in their 40s, my friends have epiphanies about themselves as if they have been reborn, as if who they see in the mirro...

Face It: We Are All 'Hot' Somewhere

Michele Willens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michele Willens

It's all relative. In Los Angeles I feel out of shape even though, frankly, I'm damn fit for my age. In New York, I feel like a slob.