Life Happens – Relationships

For women 50 and over or soon entering this new age range, this is a space for me to share my experiences in midlife with you. Embrace your age, wisdom, and this new chapter with me.

Celebrating Valentines Day as a Single Woman

Okay my truth is I really don't care about the fact that I am single on Valentines Day. Even when I was married it was never a big celebration in our household. We both considered it a Hallmark Holiday. Of course I would get flowers sent to me if my ex was out of town...

Dating in the new year for women over 50

Dating at any age is difficult at best and if you add the complexities of our pasts; ex's, blended families, illness etc  it can be even more daunting. But it is a necessary evil if you would like to find your life long partner. Gone are the days where we can meet...

Travel Trends 2024

With the new year right around the corner now is the time to start thinking about your travel plans for 2024. I know what you are thinking-I have no time to think about spending time planning  future travel when we are so busy with family visiting and shopping and...

Single and over 50? Considering hiring a dating coach?

Whether you are new to dating or just tired of the time consuming sometimes disappointing online dating process you may be considering hiring an online dating coach. And I get it-dating at 50 is daunting at best and being online can complicate things. From dating...

Ladies-be honest on your online dating profile!

Remember that online dating is a two-way street. Just as you want to find someone who's honest and genuine, others are looking for the same qualities in you. I have recently had conversations with both single men looking for a long term relationship and girlfriends...

Safety Tips for Online Dating

When engaging in online dating, it's important to prioritize your safety and take certain precautions. Some are common sense suggestions and some may sound overly cautious but safety should be your priority when meeting a new person. Dating at 50+ can be fun but it...

Tips for Better Sex After 50

Did I get your attention?! When I started 50 is Just a Number my goal was and is to discuss all things for women over 50-menopause, dating, divorce, travel, self esteem, health, finance, and yes sex. According to WebMD "As you age, some conditions or medicines may put...

Opposites Attract in Friendships too

I have several friends that are the exact opposite of me and I absolutely love, admire and embrace our friendships. In fact most of my friends are the complete opposite of me. I am an extraverted introvert. Meaning I am social but I need my down or alone time too. But...

Dating Advice for Women Over 50

Let's be clear I am not a dating coach but I do love sharing my research, my resources (check out the Must Reads below) and my dating experiences. Some feel that dating after 50 is not for the weak and I would agree you have to be a bit thick skinned. Embrace dating...

Be Aware of Love Bombing

What is love bombing? Love bombing is when a new romantic relationship comes on super strong with accesive affection, over the top compliments, lavish gifts, they want to meet your friends and family, planning multiple trips together, they listen intently and act as...
Celebrating Valentines Day as a Single Woman

Celebrating Valentines Day as a Single Woman

Okay my truth is I really don't care about the fact that I am single on Valentines Day. Even when I was married it was never a big celebration in our household. We both considered it a Hallmark Holiday. Of course I would get flowers sent to me if my ex was out of town...

Dating in the new year for women over 50

Dating in the new year for women over 50

Dating at any age is difficult at best and if you add the complexities of our pasts; ex's, blended families, illness etc  it can be even more daunting. But it is a necessary evil if you would like to find your life long partner. Gone are the days where we can meet...

Travel Trends 2024

Travel Trends 2024

With the new year right around the corner now is the time to start thinking about your travel plans for 2024. I know what you are thinking-I have no time to think about spending time planning  future travel when we are so busy with family visiting and shopping and...

Ladies-be honest on your online dating profile!

Ladies-be honest on your online dating profile!

Remember that online dating is a two-way street. Just as you want to find someone who's honest and genuine, others are looking for the same qualities in you. I have recently had conversations with both single men looking for a long term relationship and girlfriends...

Safety Tips for Online Dating

Safety Tips for Online Dating

When engaging in online dating, it's important to prioritize your safety and take certain precautions. Some are common sense suggestions and some may sound overly cautious but safety should be your priority when meeting a new person. Dating at 50+ can be fun but it...

Tips for Better Sex After 50

Tips for Better Sex After 50

Did I get your attention?! When I started 50 is Just a Number my goal was and is to discuss all things for women over 50-menopause, dating, divorce, travel, self esteem, health, finance, and yes sex. According to WebMD "As you age, some conditions or medicines may put...

Opposites Attract in Friendships too

Opposites Attract in Friendships too

I have several friends that are the exact opposite of me and I absolutely love, admire and embrace our friendships. In fact most of my friends are the complete opposite of me. I am an extraverted introvert. Meaning I am social but I need my down or alone time too. But...

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