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About Shirley Goldberg

Shirley Goldberg is an author who writes about men and women of a certain age who are willing to start over. Shirley began dating late in life, and her website http://midagedating.com offers a humorous look into dating in mid-age and beyond. She is a former ESL and French teacher who’s lived in Paris, Crete and Casablanca.
Latest Posts | By Shirley Goldberg
Ready to Start Online Dating After 50? Be Prepared to Meet These Guys, But Would You Date Them?
2 months ago

Ready to Start Online Dating After 50? Be Prepared to Meet These Guys, But Would You Date Them?

A friend of mine in her early 60s was surprised when a man she met for the first time for a coffee date asked if she’d like to get together for dinner the following Saturday. Read More

Older and Dating Online? 5 Ways to Stop Taking Things Personally
4 months ago

Older and Dating Online? 5 Ways to Stop Taking Things Personally

“Don’t take things personally,” a good friend said years ago, back when I started internet dating. “He doesn’t know you.” Read More

Hanging Out with Your Male Friend After 50 – Are Friendships with Testosterone a Good Idea?
6 months ago

Hanging Out with Your Male Friend After 50 – Are Friendships with Testosterone a Good Idea?

We are a group of seven women of a certain age, sitting around the dinner table (yes, there is wine), talking about relationships. Since we don’t know one another that well, there are lots of questions. Read More

Dating Tips for Mature Women: 7 Signs He’s Bad for You (and 7 He’s Got it Bad for You!)
7 months ago

Dating Tips for Mature Women: 7 Signs He’s Bad for You (and 7 He’s Got it Bad for You!)

If a guy really likes you, he wants to be with you. Common sense. But what about in the beginning, before it’s a relationship. How do you know a man is interested then? Read More

Dos and Don’ts to Keep in Mind When Dating After 50: How to Kill It on a First Meet
7 months ago

Dos and Don’ts to Keep in Mind When Dating After 50: How to Kill It on a First Meet

I remember my first ever online-booked meet. I can still picture walking up to the door of the restaurant and pulling it open. Read More