On Life and Love after 50: What Should Unwed, Age 50+ Couples Call Themselves?

In the 24 years of writing newspaper columns about age 50+ dating and relationships, there is a question for which I’ve never had a good answer. Until now. Perhaps.

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Such is Life: After I Kick the Bucket

Last week my friend, Marilee, and I met for lunch for the purpose of me giving her a list of things to do when I’m dead. She ordered a salad and I ordered a turkey wrap.

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On Life and Love after 50: Tom’s Column Turns 24

This July, I celebrated 24 years of writing newspaper columns on the topic of dating and finding love after 50. The first column appeared July 7, 1994, in the Dana Point News (California) weekly newspaper.

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Booming Voice: 100 Years Too Early

My paternal grandparents’ Jan. 18 anniversary was a big deal in our family and elsewhere.

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Older But Not Wiser: What Am I Worth?

Like most avid Antiques Roadshow viewers, I often look around my house trying to find some old hidden treasures.

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Grief Relief: How Sheryl Sandberg Made Her Way Out of Grief

When Sheryl Sandberg’s husband, aged 47, died suddenly, she experienced a fear that was “constant” and a feeling that the “anguish would never subside.”

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Such is Life: Reminders, Notes, and Calendars

“What’s the word for the thing we use every day that has a monitor and a keyboard?” I asked my husband, Bob.

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Booming Voice: Fun, Fun, Fun Until …

A decade ago, my 88-year-old dad lamented being forced to stop driving.

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On Life and Love after 50: 15 Tips to Combat Single-Senior Loneliness

Last fall, CBS News featured an article on their website titled, “Former surgeon general sounds the alarm on the loneliness epidemic.”

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