My current boyfriend was shocked when, after we first made love, I told him that all I wanted in a relationship (at the time) was a "friends with benefits" situation. After he died in 2013, I figured I was done with sex.
It had been a year and eight months since my husband had died; my sex drive had recovered, but my heart was still hibernating. He'd been my high school sweetheart, my first and only.
I posted rather publicly on FB that I had come out to my grandmother yesterday.
I had called her and she had asked me if I had still been in touch with my friend Ashley.
When she was talking about her close relationship with the man she loved her whole life, I decided it was time to come out to her.
I asked her if I could share something personal with her and I warned her that what I shared with her could change our relationship.
In April, Stitch.net, a Tinder-like dating app for the over-50 set, launched, and it’s set to debut a local New York section next month.
Like Tinder, it shows users just one profile at a time, and it alerts them to profiles where a person they’ve liked has liked them back — so they’re less likely to reach out to someone and be met with silence.Now she’s looking online for potential partners — and she’s got plenty of options.As the baby boomer population ages, more and more dating Web sites are focusing on retirees looking for love, and no wonder: About 30 percent of baby boomers are single.IAC, which owns sites like and Chemistry.com, started in 2011 for 50-and-over singles looking to date.“We saw a fervor for something just for them,” says Joshua Meyers, CEO of People Media, the targeted- dating subsidiary of IAC.When I told one of my girlfriends about my new sex life, she said, "Good for you for getting back on the horse!