3 Steps To Naked Beauty Confidence

You’ve never looked better right?  Highlights, manicure, pedicure, whitened teeth and a wardrobe that rocks. Just in time for new adventures in the 50+ world of online dating. You write an irresistible profile. You’re brilliant at  reeling in “the possibles” and throwing back the losers. You do first-date “auditions” at Starbucks with Oprah-like skill. In fact, getting back into dating mode after a breakup, divorce or widowhood isn’t hard at all… until things get intimate. The idea of romance and …

A Dating Story: A Widow’s First Time Out

Felice Shapiro is a writer, entrepreneur, and publisher as well as the founder of Better After 50, a weekly online magazine. In addition to being a teacher and avid runner, hiker, and yogi, she is an AARP contributor. After my husband died, I remembered hearing that, according to the Jewish religion, a widow was required to mourn for 30 days and then she could “get back out there.” And, what’s more, the brother-in-law was expected to marry his brother’s widow …Oh …

The Takeaway: Dating Websites Don’t Deliver On ‘Scientific’ Matchmaking

Middle-aged men and women are the most avid users of dating websites. But while these sites have many advantages, they also bring serious drawbacks"”which a team of U.S. psychology professors has highlighted in a lengthy new report.

Romance 101: Dating & Relationships

Tips on dating in midlife from AARP's Orlando@50+ event 2010