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The One Thing You Apparently Can't Be After Age 50

Joe Seldner | Posted 09.20.2014 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

We're supposed to admire couples that have been together, for many years. But why? Simply for spending many, many years together? If they're happy, I'm glad for them. But why is a long relationship automatically worthy of admiration?

What I Learned After 1,000 Dates With 300 Different Women

Joe Seldner | Posted 09.12.2014 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Dating should be fun, even if a little exhausting at times. Dating over the age of 50 isn't always pretty. You know yourself better than you did at 30, have less patience for the endless BS, and it is endless, and it's difficult to find someone with whom you want to spend however much time you have left.

Friends With(out) Benefits

Jamie Silverman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Jamie Silverman

What is it that makes us want to date certain people and friend-zone others? If we're cool with the benefits portion, why not go all the way and make it official? Where (and why) does the line between friendship and romance get drawn?

The 4 Ways Men And Women Connect In Middle Age

Lisa Copeland | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

If your objective is to have a romantic long-term relationship after age 50, you'll need to know exactly how to connect with the opposite sex on multiple levels so it has the potential to go somewhere.

Why am I Still Single?

Tracy Crossley | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracy Crossley

If we lack confidence, it's from playing it safe for way too long. It comes from hiding out and sticking our toe in rather than both feet. We won't know if it's safe, until we venture all the way in, and if the water is too cold, we can choose to try a warmer, more receptive place to jump in!

The 10 Commandments of Sex, Dating and Relationships After Divorce

Ian Oliver | Posted 08.05.2014 | Divorce
Ian Oliver

Optimal relationship behavior is often learned and many divorcées are out of the loop when it comes to new relationship behavior because we have become accustomed to the same habits of our ex.

How To Date A Vegan

Zoe Eisenberg | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Zoe Eisenberg

Dating a vegan isn't any more difficult than dating anyone else -- all it takes is an open mind, an open heart, and maybe a box or two of vegan condoms.

Is He Into You? 5 Ways To Know For Sure

Lisa Copeland | Posted 07.29.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Do you ever wonder whether or not a man you're dating is really into you? It seems like this should be obvious but sometimes it isn't. The lines can feel blurry, especially when you really like a man who seems perfect for you.

How to Find Play, Fun and Love... Maybe

John McElhenney | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
John McElhenney

When you think about the person you might like to be spending your Saturday afternoon and Saturday night with, where do you imagine you might be on any given Saturday afternoon?

Till Death Do Us Part: The Recipe for Lasting Love

Gigi G. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Weddings
Gigi G.

The big question is, how? The even bigger question is, how do we find peace in love? Is it an illusion? Does it really exist? Let's think about it for a moment.

15 Creative Questions to Ask a Date

GalTime | Posted 07.24.2014 | Women

Unless you're endowed with the gift of gab, you and your date might end up in a staring contest while the two of you listen to the crickets in the background. OK, it might not be that bad for you. But trust me, it's not always easy to be clever when you're nervous.

Top 20 Dating Tips For Finding Love Again After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

1. Put in writing what type of relationship you hope to find -- both short term and long term.

10 Tips for Asking Someone Out on a Date

Arthur Samuel Joseph | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Arthur Samuel Joseph

Never seek approval, as in "I want to go out with you, I hope you like me." Whether your first or fifth, the date is much more likely to be successful when you are true to who you are and not seeking approval from others.

7 Valuable Life Lessons From a Failed Relationship

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Mo Seetubtim

We all look at failure, be it in love or business, as a negative thing. But if we turn the glass around and look at it from another perspective, all these failures are essential and are the springboard to the success we have today.

Snooping, Secrets, and Other Trust Killers

David Wygant | Posted 08.30.2014 | Women
David Wygant

I believe relationships should be built on trust, honesty and respect for each other's personal space. What I'm going to give you is a blueprint for building a trusting, loving relationship.

THIS Is Why You Should Try Cougar Dating

Lisa Copeland | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Who knew that as women over 50, we'd have so many options to choose from when it came to dating men? Believe it or not, lots of men want to date us -- older men, men our age and even younger men are trying to catch our eye.

What I Learned About Love Watching My Mother Go On Her First Date In 51 Years

Melissa Chapman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty
Melissa Chapman

I don't think any marriage or relationship is perfect. I think I learned this watching my parents alternate between arguing with great passion and heat -- and in the very same breath bearing witness to that same intensity spill over into their love for one another.

The Most Important Ingredient to Finding Love Is...

Lauren Zander | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Lauren Zander

If you don't believe in love, you won't do the work to make sure it happens in your life. And those excuses and negative theories are why you don't believe. They have been doing the dating for you.

Fall in Love With Someone Who Inspires You

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

We need to be influenced to feel happiness and love, influenced to deeply care for someone other than ourselves, influenced to better ourselves while we better those around us.

5 Things Empowered Women Know About Dating

Shelly Ulaj | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Shelly Ulaj

Empowerment comes from within. Whether it's business or personal, once you consciously choose to not listen to your intuition, you have disempowered yourself.

When Is a Deal Breaker Not a Deal Breaker?

Phoebe Fox | Posted 08.23.2014 | Women
Phoebe Fox

Here's the strange, fluid thing about deal breakers: They are like Schrödinger's cat. They both are and are not absolute.

The Impact of Relationship Apps On Family Dynamics

Mark Baer | Posted 08.19.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Marriage is a wonderful institution that affords couples significant psychological, emotional and financial benefits, in addition to being a commitmen...

11 Excuses That Are Stopping You From Getting Married

Samantha Daniels | Posted 08.18.2014 | Style
Samantha Daniels

Since I am a professional matchmaker, single people are always telling me that they really want to get married. It is then my job to figure out if they really want marriage or if they are just saying that.

5 Things a Woman Should Never Do or Say in Front of Her Wedding Date

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.17.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Your job, as the date in question, is to demonstrate that he's just there to dance and gossip with -- you have no designs on the future (even if you do) -- you're just there to have fun together. Try the following tips to ensure a successful evening.

3 Common Online Dating Mistakes Women Over 50 Make

Lisa Copeland | Posted 08.11.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

The reason I'm such a strong advocate for online dating is because I know it's the easiest place to meet single men over 50. The problem is, no one gives you the rules for being successful with it. In fact, I've found three common mistakes women over 50 consistently make that end up totally frustrating them in their search for Mr. Right. It's time to change that.