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Dating Over 50: What Online Profiles Reveal

How do people describe themselves on online dating sites? And which qualities are they seeking in a potential partner? Here’s what the latest research shows.

Dating Over 50: What Women Really Want

Dating Over 50: What Women Really Want

Emerging research is providing some surprising insights about how women age 50 and up feel about sex, dating, and long-term relationships.

Dating Over 50: Where Matches Are Made

Dating Over 50: Where Matches Are Made

Dating websites are a popular way for people 50 and up to find romantic partners, but that doesn’t mean the old-fashioned ways of finding love no longer work.

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How to Avoid Online Dating Scams

The most common targets for online dating scams are women over 40 who are divorced, widowed, or disabled. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Fine-Tune Your Flirting Style After 50

Fine-Tune Your Flirting Style After 50

When someone is flirting with you and you don’t recognize it, he or she may assume you are not interested—even though that may not be the case.

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Is Dating an Old Friend a Good Idea?

While there are various ways you might cross paths with a love from long ago, living in today’s digital world increases the likelihood of that happening.

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How Marriage Can Boost Your Health—or Not

Married people appear to enjoy better physical and mental health. But there’s a catch.

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Sex and Alzheimer's: The Consent Issue

It can be difficult to determine whether some people with Alzheimer’s have no interest in sex or whether they are simply unable to communicate their sexual needs.


Good News About Getting It On

Contrary to the cliché that sex dries up with age, research suggests that for a large number of older adults, it remains a great pleasure all through life.

When Sex is Painful

When Sex is Painful

When sex is painful, there are many potential causes, including vaginal atrophy, infections, and psychological problems.