Shirley Goldberg is the author of Middle Ageish and Eat Your Heart Out, both romantic women’s fiction with seasoned characters. Her website,, offers a humorous look at living single and dating in mid life. Shirley’s friends nag her to tell them which stories are true in her novels.

Latest Posts By Shirley Goldberg

3 years 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

3 years 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