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Women Over 50

Ask Steve: How Do I Slow Things Down When Dating Online

Steve Harvey | Posted 09.01.2015 | Black Voices
Steve Harvey

Dear Steve, I'm online, and had several nice dates. The problem is, even though I'm 50, it doesn't mean I'll rush into another relationship. I find...

Over 50? 8 Reasons Why You Should Write a Book

Jacqui Malpass | Posted 08.31.2015 | Fifty
Jacqui Malpass

How many women in the 'fifty something' bracket have had a lifetime of lessons that could be poured into a book? Imagine if we wise crones could change our world and that of others?

The Compliment I Prefer To 'You Don't Look Your Age'

Lorraine C. Ladish | Posted 08.29.2015 | Fifty
Lorraine C. Ladish

This business of 'you don't look your age' ... What does it mean exactly? And mind you, I'm guilty of saying it too! I intend it as a compliment of course, and I know that when people tell me I don't look 50-something they are saying I look younger. But, is that a good thing?

How To Get Off Your Ass-sets And Start Your Act 2

Brenda Braxton | Posted 08.31.2015 | Fifty
Brenda Braxton

I'm so tired of hearing the boo hoo stories of women over 50!! I said it before and I'll say it again. So what ... now what? Act 1 is done! Act 2 is new!! I Love it, I just made that up! I'm on a roll as I sit here at 2 a.m. to finish this blog!

What It's Like To Come Out Later In Life As A Binational Couple

Caroline Hart | Posted 08.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Caroline Hart

My wife, Laurie Hart, and I both came out later in life. She was 34 and I was 42, so that was the first of many hurdles we had to get over. We had ...

Depression: The Menopausal Journey From Hopeless to Hopeful

Stephanie Bender | Posted 08.13.2015 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

If you are dealing with depression or anxiety, it helps to think through your feelings. Are these feelings new? Do they seem random or are they connected to any life situations that you can identify?

Why I Powder and Diaper Powerful, Successful, Middle-Aged Men

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 07.30.2015 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

As a practitioner in fetish and domination, my role is to help facilitate a client's authenticity and sexual expression. Many times, I am contacted by men who are expressing their deepest desires and feelings out loud to another person for the first time in their entire lives.

Lessons From the Gym for the Over-50 Crowd

Tira Harpaz | Posted 07.28.2015 | Fifty
Tira Harpaz

What I have gained from my gym experience is the feeling that I'm always in training. Training my body to achieve a new level of fitness, training myself to set goals and training my mind to be welcoming to new ideas and people.

A 50-Something Showgirl Challenges Herself To Be Truly Authentic

Brenda Braxton | Posted 07.27.2015 | Fifty
Brenda Braxton

A few months ago, after being told by my agent '... well Brenda they're jut going younger now', I realized I was stepping into another phase of my life. Though that was hard to swallow, I had to start thinking, okay now what?!

If Life Is a Party, Are You the Guest or the Host?

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Adele Scheele

Who do you think has a better time? Almost everyone remembers a party they hosted. Few remember the parties they minimally attended. The host is engaged, making it happen, talking to everyone. The guest is only waiting. Who are you? What would it take you to transform yourself from a guest to a host?

Older Women Are Having Sex A Lot More Than You Might Think

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.21.2015 | Fifty

Some younger people might cringe at the idea of their parents' generation getting frisky, but a new study shatters the myth that older people aren't h...

Boomers Defy Retirement... the Artist and Her Mission to Serve

Pamela Lutrell | Posted 08.31.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Lutrell

Vicki retired after 26 years in the insurance industry and knew it was time for a life dedicated to art. First, she provided a collection of large whimsical paintings to decorate the walls of the newly built Battered Women's Shelter.

4 Ways To Overcome Your Every Dating Fear

Lisa Copeland | Posted 07.14.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

To get the right guy into your life, you've got to be willing to let go of the excuses and get yourself online or out in the real world meeting men. This is the way you can find the one who is a good fit for you. Ask yourself how badly you want a companion in your life.

Where Do You Live?

Rose Tafoya | Posted 07.14.2015 | Fifty
Rose Tafoya

This simple question asked of me recently had me wondering... where do I live? My first thought was, where do I call home, which led me to a questionable response, "I'm not sure how to answer because home is many places for me right now."

THIS Is How You Flirt With Body Language

Lisa Copeland | Posted 06.23.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Every time you're with a man, each of you is giving off signals that you might not even be aware of. I want to share some of these with you because once you get this, it's like having a behind the scenes playbook for knowing whether or not he's into you.

Why I Love Being Over 50

Jennifer Connolly | Posted 06.12.2015 | Fifty
Jennifer Connolly

Other people's opinion of my body or appearance is fading faster than my firm chin line. I'm comfortable in my own skin... even though it seems to be stretching in interesting spots. I've come to terms with my body, my age, my looks.

We're Still Here (Even Past 50)

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 06.11.2015 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

Have you noticed that lately, women over 50 are actually visible in movies and online series? Yes! We're still here -- visible, vocal and active.

The Fascinating Truth About Women And Sex After 50

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.11.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

You have to let go of the idea that women over the age of 50 have a diminishing or lower libido after menopause. That simply does not have to be true. What may be more to the point is the need to let go of their own perceptions of what sexuality is all about.

8 Signs That You May Have Found 'The One'

Lisa Copeland | Posted 05.27.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

When it comes to choosing men, especially online, are you looking for men who are 'your type'? As we age, we are going to want more in a partner than just his looks and we will more than likely need more, especially in our golden years.

Neverland

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.14.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Meryl Streep's Awesome Move To Fight Ageism In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.22.2015 | Fifty

This week, the ever-cool Meryl Streep revealed she would help fund a screenwriting lab specifically for women over 40. The lab will be overseen by...

Dancing with Cubans!

Sara Davidson | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Sara Davidson

I'm awakened the next morning by the sound of drums. Walking out on my balcony, I see four groups of musicians gathering in the square, drumming, singing, and I feel my body entraining with the music.

Aging Out of My Bra: Why Lingerie Brands Should Target Women Over 50

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 06.10.2015 | Fifty
Elisabeth Dale

I love to see older women celebrated and honored in this way. Now in my late 50s, I'm content, and even more in love with life. But I'm curious to know what these mature models are wearing underneath their outfits. Are they still able to find pretty, feminine and well-fitting lingerie?

Fight Aging With This 12-Step Nightly Routine

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 05.24.2015 | Fifty
Jacqueline Whitmore

While I was at the car wash the other day, I noticed a sign on the wall that read, 'Thursday is Seniors Day: Seniors 50 and over get $4 off any wash.' Even though I turned 50 last October, I still don't think of myself as a senior.

Be Quiet and Listen Once in Awhile -- Please?

Joe Seldner | Posted 04.21.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

There are so many venues for talking these days, what's the point of trying to listen? We can post our every trivial thought on a thousand websites that reach a billion people instantly. I know people with full-time jobs who post so much on Facebook and Twitter, I marvel that they do any work -- unless of course their bosses are doing the same.