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About Shirley Goldberg

Shirley Goldberg is a novelist, blogger, and dating expert for the over-50 woman. Her website http://midagedating.com offers a humorous look at “clicking.” Shirley’s novel, Middleageish, is coming out in winter, 2019. Her friends like to guess which dates in the novel are true stories. Connect with her on https://www.facebook.com/midagedating, her Facebook page.
Latest Posts | By Shirley Goldberg
Want to Finally Succeed at Dating Over 60? Make This One Attitude Shift
1 month ago

Want to Finally Succeed at Dating Over 60? Make This One Attitude Shift

I recently had another of those relationship discussions with a few single friends. What they have in common is, they all have plunged into online dating. And everyone agrees that online dating is more painful…

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Don’t Give Up Dating Over 50: 10 Ways to Connect with a Guy Who “Clicks”
4 months ago

Don’t Give Up Dating Over 50: 10 Ways to Connect with a Guy Who “Clicks”

You’ve gone on 14 first meets and you’re done. You’ve had it. This online dating thing isn’t working. It isn’t working and you’re fine with that. You’ve got a life – a great life. Friends, grown kids, grandkids…
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Ready to Start Online Dating After 50? Be Prepared to Meet These Guys, But Would You Date Them?
8 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
10 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?
11 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!)
1 year 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
1 year 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