If you've been married a long time and are dealing with a divorce, here are two tips to moving on.
Arousing statistics when it comes to the Baby Boomer generation and dating! With newfound freedom, the creation of the little blue pill and Barry White on CD, the retirement plan became a bit steamier. Free from the stress of a job, kids out of the home, and new health developments, the Baby Boomer generation has romance on the mind.
If as the Dalai Lama has said, that it is the western woman who will lead the world, then he is calling on you Baby Boomer, Wise Woman, Queen to lead the way. First things first, Baby Boomer, Queen: do you have your voice? Can you speak your real truth? A leader needs to be able to speak her truth whether it is 1 on 1 or from 1-to-1000. Typically women of our generation were not taught to have, no less, speak their voice. If you have your voice, wonderful, celebrate! If you don't, what will you do to find it?
A recent survey conducted by online dating site OurTime.com found that 42 percent of adults would not date somebody outside of their race. Within that statistic, respondents age 55 and up tended to lean more toward those of their own race, at a whopping 54 percent, compared to those between 18 to 34 at only 33 percent.
What is the fruit of half a century of self-absorption? Whereas one researcher points to issues such as a reduction in civic responsibility and community service, and a lack of concern over broader societal issues, I see implications for marriage… and they are that are not good.
There has been a sign posted on Camp Tuffit in Montana for most of the last century. It says "Free Cabins to persons over 80 years old- (If Accompanied by parents)" No one had ever taken advantage of the offer until 80-year-old Shirley Gunter of Missoula decided to check out if it was a legitatmate offer. It was. So Shirley and her family, including her mom, Helen Self who is 102 years old went camping at Lake Mary Ronan, Montana.
“I hate being single! Ackkk!” I hear that line hundreds of times from women I meet. If your single life is a drag then YOU are to blame. There is a power you have when you are single (and NOT twenty-something). If you would only embrace it, your life would be ROCKIN’! I have a list that would rival the length of ancient scrolls, but here are 4 great ones:
With your children finally off to college, are you faced with an empty nest for the first time? With a newly quiet house and kids far away, your newfound freedom may be throwing you for a loop. This new time in your life may be forcing you to face some unexpected feelings. Will life be boring and empty now that everyone's gone?
I say this with love and good humor—men get older, they don't really grow up. Most learn how take on responsibility, be good parents and partners, and live like good citizens, but some portion of them remains in the locker room. So when I asked my dear husband his opinion on what he likes to see women wear, his immediate reply was "nothing." I wasn't surprised. After pressing him for something more helpful, he supplied this list: First, a little about "nothing." Men worry far less about the appearance of their middle-aged bodies than we do about ours. We're more inclined to cover up what we think is less than perfect, but they don't see us nearly as critically as we see ourselves. We may see a tummy and thighs we wish were firmer, but they see a naked woman that they're crazy about. As long as they still like to look, there's a live spark in there. So stoke it!
8 First Moves to Overcome the Empty Nest Blues For the 25 million single baby boomers who've already suffered through a divorce, separation, or death, watching your children head out on their own can be devastating. Read more about how to overcome with 8 first steps
Then came the Baby Boomers and their rebellious free-love movement of the 1970s. Although anonymous sex certainly was not for everyone, there were enough people jumping on the sex-drugs-and-rock’n’roll bandwagon to make it more acceptable. Monogamy in the 1970s came to mean, “I’m going to have a whole lot of fun, and then I will settle down with one person for the rest of my life.”
He's only after one thing, Nana. From The Orlando Sentinel By Stan K. Sujka Behind the front-page Sentinel story "Senior Sex is Alive and Well" is some sobering news that senior citizens should be aware of and definitely not ignore. Like sexual activity, sexually transmitted diseases -- STDs -- are on the rise in the senior community. STDs include genital warts, herpes, gonorrhea, Chlamydia, HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) and others. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, AIDS cases alone among Americans over 50 have quintupled since 1995.