On Life and Love after 50: Is an Iffy Long-Distance Relationship Worth the Risk?

One of my readers, named Beth, emailed, “I need advice on a long-ago love from the 1990 years. We met through a singles ad in a local newspaper. We had great magic (chemistry) between us.

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Booming Voice: The Greatest Generation’s Last Witnesses

Recently, my retiree-age literature class was discussing the classic ’50s conformity novel, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, as if it were a gripping novel of World War II. In fact, there were raw scenes of the main character’s PTSD-inducing war experiences that impacted his rung climbing in the 1950s corporate world.

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Such is Life: Through Good Times and Bad, Love Prevails

Often when my readers meet me, they say, “I feel like I know you.” And I usually say, “You do.”

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On Life and Love after 50: Woman, 80, and Man, 87, Decide to Marry

Fifteen years ago, Ginny, of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, was enamored of Harry, a man she had seen in her church. She was unhappily married, but he was happily married. She decided to attend a different church.

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‘The In-Betweener’: A Baby Boomer’s Place in the Timeline

Did you ever feel that you were born too early or too late, stuck in a sort of decade limbo?

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On Life and Love after 50: 8 Ways for Single Seniors to Meet Potential Partners

As the pandemic eases, seniors will be able to start dating in person before long. But where should they go to meet potential partners?

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On Life and Love after 50: Do 65-plus Single Women Prefer to Live Alone?

Marillee emailed saying she had read that single women age 65-plus don’t want to live with a partner. She wanted to know if that was true.

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Booming Voice: The Beach Boys Crowd

COVID’s social distancing has been an anathema for those real crowd lovers. You know, those ultra-social creatures who wade into the July Fourth Boston Pops concert on the esplanade to claim their 1 square foot of personal space.

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Booming Voice: Dog Park Socialization

Since our South Florida city’s dog park was closed in late March, our 2-year-old Boston terrier, Mabel, has missed the socialization opportunities it offered and so have my wife and I, snowbirds from the Boston area.

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