Depressed ? Son--- how do I help? Hot Conversation

My son, 23, graduated from University in Dec 2014. For the past two years he developed an online part time business which generated a pretty decent income for a college kid. He is trying to parlay this into a full time career. He as developed terrib (read more...)

weight loss 2015Hot Conversation

I lost 9 pounds since the first of January. My goal is to lose 30 pounds this year. I am doing this by recording my food and exercise and staying within a calorie range. Any other successes?       (read more...)

Not interested in sex....I am alone in that?Most LikedHot Conversation

I'm 67 years old.  Two years separated from an emotionally abusive man after 37  years of marriage.  But I don't think that's the point.  I'm really just not interested in having a sexual relationship and I don't miss sex one bit.  But I'm begin (read more...)

Emotional InvolvementHot Conversation

Hello: I've been reading replies on this site, but haven't found exactly what I need an answer to. Here is my situation: I have been involved with a man for more than 10 years (we are both retired), but we don't live together. At first the sex (read more...)

New Male Friend and My FamilyMost LikedHot Conversation

First, I have been widowed for 10 years and own a home near my 3 grown sons - one of which lives in my basement.  Nine months ago I met a man my age (61) and we started to date.  This is the 1st person I have dated since my husband passed.  We mee (read more...)

How to Get out of a Marriage that is Sucking the Life out of YouMost LikedHot Conversation

I have read so many of your stories concerning unhappy marriages and divorce after 30+ years and they have inspired me.  But for some reason (fear mainly of what I am not completely sure), I am stuck and can’t seem to move forward.   I feel comp (read more...)

professional long hair styles over 60Most LikedHot Conversation

I was recently promoted and want to have a more professional looking hairstyle without getting rid of my long hair - any ideas (read more...)
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Why are men cheap?Hot Conversation

i had probably my last internet date last night. i've given up on these guys. I'm 64 so I know the dating pool is slim to none. But, this guy was a few years older than me, a few inches shorter than I prefer but I figured the inner person can be bett (read more...)

not divorced but husband is engagedMost LikedHot Conversation

I've been a member of VN for several years. Posting with others who are going through the same situations was a god-send during the first year of my separation. My husband of 24 years walked out on me and we have been separated for 3 years. All was g (read more...)
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Is there anybody else here...?Most LikedHot Conversation

I've been a member of VN for several years now, and enjoy reading about the issues so many of us have in common - how to make friends in mid-life, dealing with less than ideal relationships, where to find decent clothing suited for our bodies, how to (read more...)
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Exercise clothingMost LikedHot Conversation

I am an active 67 year old woman. I was a runner for thirty years until I had to have a knee replacement. I currently walk 15 miles per week, take four one hour spin classes per week, two ab classes, and a circuit class with weights two days a week. (read more...)
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The Happiest Person I knowMost LikedHot Conversation

The happiest person I know is my 86-year-old aunt. She has nothing. She has everything. She lives in a not-nice rundown tiny apartment. She has no good furniture, dishes, expensive clothes, or other things most of us think of as necessities (read more...)
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"Should You Take STATINS?"Hot Conversation

The above is the title of a column on p. 127 of the recent "MORE" magazine (Drew Barrymore on cover.) Explaining the dangers of statins and how they are processed differently in women's bodies, the very helpful and informative piece ends: "If a wom (read more...)

sex in my 60'sHot Conversation

I have been a widow for a numbers of years and just recently experienced sex but was surprised by how "wet" I was and partner was a little put off never had this before (read more...)

So, a great guy...a year..butHot Conversation

My honey and I just fiished a year. Kind of a horrible year..my son died. He had job challenges. But we made it, tight as a couple. In love.   I had some doubts...all of his future scenarios after retirement in 9 years didn't include me. H (read more...)

From My Heart To My PlateMost LikedHot Conversation

For the last year or so I have been working on becoming a vegan. I use the phrase "working on becoming" because this isn't something one does on a whim. This is an extreme change in lifestyle and beliefs, and I knew that if I just dove into it, I wou (read more...)
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Out of the Mouths of BabesHot Conversation

CHAPTER 2 WHEN i FIRST REALIZED i WAS OLD! I have always believed age was just a number, so I shoo shooed any articles that dictated slowing down after age sixty-five. I also ignored articles that extolled stop (read more...)

The Un-Invites!Most LikedHot Conversation

I think I have uncovered a trend. Un-Inviting people. Friends invite you for dinner and then they call and cancel because …… Maybe it is just cancelling or postponing, but it feels more like un-inviting to me. I realize everyone leads busy liv (read more...)

3 Oversights That Are Killing Your Over 50’s Dating Life—And What You Can Do To Get It Rockin’ AgainMost LikedHot Conversation

1.     Dating falls flat when your (read more...)

Body size and clothesMost LikedHot Conversation

According to everything I've read, my body is an apple. The trouble is that I have very narrow shoulders, so getting a top that fits my DD boobs, the top of the sleeves hang way down. My pant size is around an 8, so I have no butt and small legs. I h (read more...)
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