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Love Over 50

An Octogenarian's Adventures In Online Dating

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 09.10.2014 | Fifty
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

That's really scary, I said to Heather, my 46-year-old trainer. I don't want to do this. Heather insisted, it was not about a new set of exercises that she was promoting, it was for me to get online on a dating site.

20 Traits A Post50 Man Wants In His Post50 Woman

Ken Solin | Posted 07.16.2013 | Fifty
Ken Solin

A year ago I wrote an article listing the 20 qualities I wanted in my next boomer lover. It garnered more than 1,000 comments, both supportive and critical.

5 Best Places For Singles To Retire Overseas

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty

Retirement is no longer what it used to be in a lot of ways, especially when it comes to who you'll be spending your golden years with: many post 50s ...

'No Groupons' And 9 Other Tips For Men Seeking Love Online

Posted 09.05.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM BetterAfter50 by Kay Newton I am a single woman, in my early 60s, divorced for over a decade. I have met dozens of interesting smar...

5 Foods That Can Increase Your Libido

Posted 08.03.2012 | Fifty

We'll preface this by saying that a good dose of common sense, not to mention sound science, says that libido is far too multi-faceted to be induced b...

Online Dating: A Man's Guide For Women Seeking Love On Match.com

Posted 08.02.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM BetterAfter50 By A. Chertorofsky I am a single widowed man age 49 who has met some personable, attractive women on Match.com. But i...

The New French President And His 'Companion': Why The French Don't Say 'I Do'

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.15.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

With the inauguration of Francois Hollande, France will have a new First Lady -- sort of. Valerie Trierweiler is Francois Holland's partner -- a 47 year-old, un-Botoxed but beautiful, twice-divorced working mother of three teenagers who downplays her unmarried status to Hollande.

20 Things Older Men Want In A Lover

Ken Solin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Ann Brenoff's recent article, Love Over 50: 20 Traits Boomer Women Want in Their Next Lover, made me think about my own search. Here's my top 20 wish list for my next Boomer lover.

20 Traits Post 50 Women Want In Their Next Lover

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Life is a work in progress, isn't it? We learn from our experiences and hopefully, in the later rounds, know which punches to pull. With this in mind,...

Should Married People Have Crushes?

BetterAfter50.com | Jeannie Muchnick | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM BetterAfter50 I’m married –- going on 21 years in fact –- but have a crush on my cute, younger-than-me-still-has-hair allergist....

Dating Tips for Post-50s

Janet Blair Page | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Janet Blair Page

Appearance can be a point of stress for those over 50 re-entering the dating scene. Try to put a positive spin on it.

12 Edgy Valentine's Gifts For The Post 50 Love Of Your Life

The Huffington Post | ANN BRENOFF | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty

Legend suggests Saint Valentine was martyred on February 14 in the third century for marrying Christian couples in defiance of Rome. So in the spirit ...

How To Make Your Online Dating Profile Pop

Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty

Thinking of dipping your heart in the cyber love water but not sure where to start? Editor-in-chief of "The Frisky" Amelia McDonell-Parry and relation...

WATCH: The Male Perspective On Love And Dating

Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty

Wondering why you still haven't heard back from that great date or why your significant other never tells you he loves you? With men hailing from Mars...

Remarriage In Midlife: Why Bother?

Deborah Gaines | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

Don't get me wrong: I'd love to meet Mr. Right. I am hard-wired for a long-term, live-in relationship. In many ways, I am happier with a partner than without one. I just don't see why I should remarry.

The Puzzling Logistics Of Open Marriage

Laura Rowley | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Laura Rowley

Due to a minor computer snafu on my part, my name will be forever linked to an anonymous column we ran on Huff/Post50 on open marriage. When I discovered this, I wondered what my husband of nearly 20 years would think. Not to mention my daily-Mass-attending Irish Catholic mother and mother-in-law, my ten siblings, four siblings-in-law, and the principals at my kids' Catholic schools. My father, nine years in heaven, was no doubt laughing his head off.

Aretha Franklin, 69, Getting Remarried

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty

Aretha Franklin says she's ready to tie the knot with longtime friend William "Willie" Wilkerson. Franklin told The Associated Press in a statement...

Older Women, Younger Men In Love: Let's Rename The Trend

Randi Gunther | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty
Randi Gunther

The media hype about older women seeking out young men for sexual contact has about worn me down.

A Hysterectomy's Effects On Libido, From Dr. Laura Berman (WATCH)

Posted 09.17.2013 | MarloThomas

Sex and relationship expert Dr. Laura Berman discusses the effects that having a hysterectomy can have on libido and sexual ability. var src_url="ht...

More Post50 Singles Jump Into Online Dating

Evan Allis | Posted 05.17.2012 | Fifty

Midlife adults are finding dates and mates online more than ever before. Whether this reflects the sentiments of a generation of romantics refusing to...

Find Love In MidLife: Defying Convention, Embracing Intimacy

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 05.17.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

For too many women the notion of experiencing unique and mysterious intimacy at midlife seems preposterous; they have bought into the conventional wisdom that menopause is the last stop on the road to loneliness and decline. An increasing number of other women know different; they are living--and defining--a totally new love narrative.