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May 30, 2017

Casual Sex for Older Women—Is It OK?

…emotions aren’t what they were, you feel close and sharing sex feels comfortable. Many unpartnered seniors enjoy these kinds of relationships. A friend with benefits, or FWB, is a real…

February 3, 2015

Should You Give Up on Online Dating?

…a website is too much of a gamble for me. Why are so few man putting themselves out there to meet women and develop relationships? —Done with Online Dating You…

May 21, 2018

Sex at our Age: How far we’ve come

…give it time. Explore New Kinds of Relationships : We were brought up to value only a lifelong, monogamous relationship. Sometimes that works for us; often it doesn’t. It’s never…

March 3, 2014

Challenges to Intimacy: Iris Krasnow on Sex After 60, 70, 80

…is filled with surprises, but perhaps none as revealing as those in the chapter “Giddy Golden Girls.” Since you’ve been writing about relationships for 35 years, was there anything that…

December 2, 2016

How to Deal with Your Loss of Sexual Desire

…sex has receded, plus our relationships no longer have that zing of newness. Troubles in the relationship – such as catching your husband cheating multiple times – contribute to being…

August 19, 2019

Ask Joan: Wife has Dementia

…who are seeking relationships. You’re concerned that most women on dating sites will not want to date you if they know you’re married. I advise you to describe your circumstances…

March 9, 2018

Are you pushing away your adult children?

(This article previously appeared on Grandparents.com) Ask parents their biggest concerns about their relationships with their adult kids, and many will tell you: not enough time together, not enough regular…

November 19, 2018

Ask Joan: Will I lose him?

…fit. We human beings are remarkably diverse in what we want from sex and relationships, and there’s no one way we should all think, act, want, or feel. As much…

January 17, 2020

Ask Joan: Self-Conscious widow

…full-blown relationships, whether you live on opposite coasts or a block apart. Shared interests are a great foundation for a friendship. A dating relationship requires so much more, including that…

February 8, 2013

Top 5 Dating Sites for Seniors

…own. Click here to visit Match.com eHarmony Why it’s senior friendly: eHarmony is dedicated to helping seniors find long-term relationships. With over 20 million registered users, the key difference between…

August 21, 2019

Thriving despite Chronic Pain

…a real toll of relationships and careers. It is natural – and difficult! – to battle feelings of self-pity and resentment when you first learn of a chronic condition. Life…

June 26, 2019

Would you consider homesharing?

…extra space and the work (and money) required to keep it up. So what’s a person to do? One option attracting new devotees is homesharing. Unlike other tenant-landlord relationships, homesharing…

October 23, 2015

Are Older Online Daters Ageist?

…more on the older side. Most of Erika’s senior clients have been in longterm relationships and need help figuring out how to find love in the unfamiliar world of online…

April 13, 2016

How to Deal with Vaginal Atrophy Post-Menopause

…As long as we’re careful about the person we’re communicating with (readers: never, never, never send money to an online acquaintance!), virtual relationships can be a way around our feelings…

January 13, 2016

When Desire Has Faded, Is It Time to Walk Away?

…sexual desire (also known as inhibited sexual desire) in committed relationships: “Understanding The Lack Of Sexual Desire in Your Marriage” by Suzanne Phillips, Psy.D., ABPP, PsychCentral “Learning to Lust” by…