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Dating Over 50

What Every Boomer Man Wants In A Boomer Woman

David Kanegis | Posted 04.07.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Let's be frank. Since the time of Freud, physicians have been biased in their treatment of men. Males got sick, Females were hysterical. Now years later, the dark, dirty little secret will be revealed. But not just yet.

Dating After 50? How To Decide Which Secrets To Reveal

Renee Fisher | Posted 04.03.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

An overwhelming number of people who choose to enter the dating world after age 50 have already lived at least 50 years. And, if they are like most people over 50 (and many people under) some of their early choices in life, while not resulting in life in a maximum security prison, may have still been in the category of 'Actions I Took Which May Have Been Beneath My Highest Possibility.'

Why DIY Speed-Dating Is the Best Way to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Anne Vitiello | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women
Anne Vitiello

The 14th of February. Who's cringing? Hopeful? Excited? Indifferent? Perhaps you have become a full-on cynic toward the whole thing at this point, done with the overpriced flowers and boring prix fixe menus, not impressed by creative alternatives?

The 4 Words Every Man Wants To Hear From A Woman

Lisa Copeland | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Back when you were in your teens or early 20s, you probably didn't date all that much. In an environment like high school or college, you were surrounded by men and women who were single and young just like you were. When you found someone, you hung out and really got to know each other before you fell in love and chose to marry.

Men, Dogs, Love and the Single Life

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty
Joanna Perry-Folino

True love at this age? Yes, absolutely. I can prove it happens and I will.

8 Tips That Will Have Men Begging You For A Date

Lisa Copeland | Posted 03.13.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

As a dating coach, I speak with amazing women over 50 daily about their dating lives. They communicate the desperation they are feeling about ever finding a good man to share their lives with.

Why Men's Brain Synapses Are Misfiring When It Comes To Sex

Ken Solin | Posted 03.09.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

There are three Bermuda Triangles boomer men can get lost in. The first is in the Atlantic Ocean. The second is a crude reference to a part of a woman's anatomy some men insist they routinely get lost in. The third is boomer dating, the subject of this article, and the three legs are boomer women, casual sex, and myopic expectations.

Everything You Need To Know About The Men You'll Date After Divorce

Magda Pecsenye | Posted 03.07.2014 | Divorce
Magda Pecsenye

They're as honest as they can be. If they're going to choose time with you over Netflix and a beer on the couch with their dog, it's because they either think you have a future together or they really want to have sex with you. And they'll be honest about which one it is.

5 Ways To Enjoy The Holidays Without A Special Someone

Lisa Copeland | Posted 02.16.2014 | 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 together. What's even harder is they all look so happy. You end up feeling like you're the only one in the world left out of all this holiday cheer.

10 Great Ways To Meet Someone New During The Holidays

Lois Tarter | Posted 02.12.2014 | Fifty
Lois Tarter

A really good thing to know about being single during the holidays is that you're not the only one. There are other people who are not in a relationship during this holiday season and are looking to get to know someone new over eggnog.

3 Reasons Why A Great Date Does A Vanishing Act

Lisa Copeland | Posted 02.09.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

When Elana met Mike, his good looks took her breath away. He looked so handsome in his black pants, white shirt and sport coat. She couldn't believe how nice he had dressed for a date with her. She loved that he so wanted to impress her. A mutual friend had introduced them so she felt comfortable with Mike's suggestion that he pick her up.

The 5 Positive Things That Come Out Of A First Marriage

Lois Tarter | Posted 02.05.2014 | Fifty
Lois Tarter

Almost everybody I've come across who's over 50 and was going through their first divorce said adamantly, 'I will never get married again.' A few years later, I've been to the weddings of many of those people. After you've been through a divorce, it takes a lot of soul searching to make any post-divorce relationship a permanent one.

The Dating Faux Pas Women Over 50 Are Guilty Of

Ken Solin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

We're the generation that changed the politico-socio-sexual attitudes of the entire free world in the sixties, so smoothing out our dating behavior would seem easy in comparison. Finger pointing won't help because we're all flawed. Dating isn't supposed to be a contact sport, and being able to see the unique person beyond their imperfections only requires a mirror.

The Phrase That's Included In Almost Every Online Dating Profile

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Gentlemen, how many of you include this phrase, 'No drama queens wanted,' in your online dating profile? Ladies, how many times have you seen those words? Have you ever wondered if that applies to you?

7 Rules For Online Dating Profile Pix That Get You Noticed

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

You know the saying... A picture is worth a thousand words. This is especially true when it comes to online dating sites. Like it or not, we are visual beings. That's why it is so important to have a great picture representing the real you online. It is the key for opening the door to being contacted on dating sites.

'Boomer Men Act As If They're Doing Boomer Women A Favor Dating Them'

Ken Solin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

It's virtually impossible to express a strong point of view about dating, sex, and relationships without provoking anyone. When I hear a boomer woman say she's given up dating, my knee jerk reaction is to argue against her decision. Giving up dating conflicts with my lifelong attitude about never giving up on anything worthwhile.

Clarifying Questions for the Newly Single Grey Divorce Set

Tara Fass | Posted 12.25.2013 | Divorce
Tara Fass

With the surge of grey divorce there are a number of newly single over-40 men and women who are dating again for the first time in a while.

5 Dating Don'ts For Women Over 50

Lois Tarter | Posted 12.25.2013 | Fifty
Lois Tarter

Going from a divorce or a long-term relationship to dating again is not a simple lifestyle change. Women over 50 who haven't been single for some time can easily fall into dating no-no's. These can actually prevent them from meeting the kind of people that they're looking for.

3 Things Every Woman Needs To Understand About Men

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Some women love being around men. If you are one of them, I'm sure you've noticed how different a man's energy is from the feminine energy of your girlfriends. Yet for many women, it's easy assume men think and act like women... just with different bodies.

Where Are All The Older Single Men?

Renee Fisher | Posted 12.16.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Ask any married woman if she knows any single, eligible older women and she will rattle off any number of names. Ask if she knows older single men and she will either have no idea or will suggest Ralph, her husband's never-married second cousin whose hobby is creating sculptures of all the former Presidents, using Styrofoam peanuts and twist ties.

When Someone You Meet Online Seems Too Good To Be True

Judy Katz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Judy Katz

In the 1979 melodrama, 'Hardcore,' starring George C. Scott, writer-director Paul Schrader was less than subtle when he gave his villain the name Ratan, which rhymes with Satan. In my scenario, the man who told me his name was Larry was really Barry. He also failed to mention that he had a wife, who I will give the name Carrie, just to keep it phonetic.

The 3 Biggest Dating Dealbreakers For Those Over 50

YourTango | Coach Ronnie Ann Ryan | Posted 10.05.2013 | Fifty

Written by Coach Ronnie Ann Ryan for YourTango.com A new survey points to 3 "dating over 50 deal breakers"... are you guilty of any of them? In ...

5 Reasons Why Good Old Friends Can Make Great New Lovers

Lois Tarter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lois Tarter

With grey divorce on the rise, many couples over 50 are looking to leave their disappointing marriages and reinvent themselves. The older you are when you divorce, the more variables there are to consider. However, even though it's difficult and there are many challenges, you can't stay in a situation that no longer works for you and one that you know will never work again.

Ladies, Here's How to Find Love Based On The ABC Hit Show, Scandal

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.24.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Whether or not you're a Scandal fan, there is a lot to learn from the characters in this show when it comes to finding and keeping men and relationships in your life.

5 Reasons Dating Doesn't Work For Post 50s

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.12.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Hollywood has done a number on your psyche when it comes to romance and finding love. Falling in love is easy. It's based on hormonal highs that make you feel like this special person in your life is magical and perfect for you.