What Happened to the Younger Generation of Women in New York?

What Happened to the Younger Generation of Women in New York?

The younger generation in New York needs to get a wake-up call.

Back in the day, women in their 20’s or 30’s never left the house looking like they were going to sleep. These days, I go to the nail salon, and it’s hard not to notice the sloppy way women dress, and put themselves together. Here is a piece of advice for women who are single, living in the greatest city in the world- get dressed! The way you dress, is really the way people treat you, and believe it or not, those fitted black gym pants, and big sweatshirts are not attracting any man any time soon. It looks sloppy, and messy. When you can’t tell if you work there or are a client there- we have a problem.

read more

My Son Is NOT Me & It Took Me TOO LONG to Realize

My Son Is NOT Me & It Took Me TOO LONG to Realize

There comes a time in your life when you realize you are NOT your son. At 59 years old my 27-year-old son shed light on something evident to everyone else but me. The other day, my son sat me down and discussed with me the obvious fact that he was not me.

After years and years of trying to shape him into the best man I could, I finally realized that no matter how hard I pushed him, and tried to encourage him to be a certain way the truth is I couldn’t live his life, vicariously through him.

read more

The Importance (or Non-Importance) of Marriage After 50

The Importance (or Non-Importance) of Marriage After 50

Let the wedding bells ring, but . . .  don’t expect a ring on your finger when you’re over fifty.

A ring on your finger is nice, and feels great; but what feels better once you turn fifty?

The truth is as we reach that turning point from 49 to 50, priorities change, and marriage should not be the priority for dating women over fifty. What should be priority? The priority should be the having a hand to hold, a person to talk to, and company alongside to share new experiences. The three points made above are more rewarding than having a ring on your finger.

read more

The Most Important Attribute to Look for in a Partner When You’re Over 50?

The Most Important Attribute to Look for in a Partner When You’re Over 50?

Height, weight, and looks are not the most important attributes in a partner when you’re over fifty.
As the years pass, we may become pickier, but one element remains the same: the goal to be happy.

Unfortunately, the most important attribute; the emotional attribute of happiness is often overlooked by men and women dating in the 21st century.

read more

Why Cheapness in Behavior is NEVER Tolerated? The 5 Factors that Define Cheapness

Why Cheapness in Behavior is NEVER Tolerated? The 5 Factors that Define Cheapness

If there is one thing that a well raised individual in his/her fifties, cannot over look it is cheapness in behavior. Cheapness in behavior has nothing to do with the lack of money.

These days men and women dating and actively seeking a partner must never forget that cheapness should never be over looked.

read more

How to Reveal to Friends and Family that You Started Dating Again?

How to Reveal to Friends and Family that You Started Dating Again?

Revealing to your friends and family that you have made the conscious decision to start dating again after 50 years of age, can be very difficult; especially when you know that the reaction you may receive may not be what you were expecting.

The keys to handling the reactions received by family and friends after fifty, is to always keep in mind these 4 TIPS: expectations, preparation, satisfaction, and confrontation.

read more

Dating After 50: Boost Your Confidence!

Dating After 50: Boost Your Confidence!

From a Single Woman Over 50: What can I do to regain the confidence in my dating game?

 Whether you are entering the “dating game,” changing careers or following a long-held dream, the fear of the unknown can paralyze you from taking even a small step in a new direction. Instead of experiencing the joy of a new relationship, you assume no one will like you, so you spend your days alone. Worrying about what others will think can cause you to pack away an exciting new vision and accept the same ho-hum daily routine.

read more

Accepting Your Over-50 Body

Accepting Your Over-50 Body

Aging gracefully is difficult when it comes to our changing bodies. It is almost like some alien force takes over and brings with it extra weight, a slower metabolism and “curves” where they never existed before. Here are my “ABCs” of accepting your body, and your value, in life after 50.

read more

5 Reasons to Embrace Aging

5 Reasons to Embrace Aging

From a woman over 50: How can I get myself to own my age?

There is so much pressure from the world to be younger, smarter, prettier, thinner, etc. etc. etc. We are bombarded with “anti-aging” messages, making us feel like getting older is something to be feared! The great thing is that there is such FREEDOM in getting older! Change your mindset from anti-aging to PRO-aging with these thoughts.

read more

Why Secrets Are No Fun When You’re Over 50? Reveal Your Secrets or Not?

Why Secrets Are No Fun When You’re Over 50? Reveal Your Secrets or Not?

After age fifty, should you reveal you deepest darkest secrets?

Some couples think that unveiling secrets about what you have done before you met is a waste of time. However, after asking 50 couples who have been together for more than 15 years and 10 new couples over fifty, we came up with a very interesting mixture of results.

read more