Commitment-Phobic Or Commitment-Cautious?

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“We may think we want money, power, fame, beauty, eternal youth, or a new car,” writes psychologist Emma Seppala, “but at the root of most of these desires is the need to belong, to be connected, to love.”

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Love: Is It Math or Chemistry?

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So — two people who love the same things will also love each other? I’m not so sure. I can’t think of a single romance novel in which the heroine exclaims, “He’s just the man for me — we both like camping, antiques, and cats!”

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How Old Guys’ Baggage Can Slow You Down

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Everyone brings baggage to a relationship. The older we get, the more baggage we carry. Old Mr. Right’s quirks are different from those of younger men.

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Sweet? Sexy? Somber? First Date Fashion Flubs

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How should a senior woman put herself together for a man about whose penchants and predilections she knows little? Can she be expressive of who she really is? Can she go wild or must she opt for safe, conservative attire?

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Viagra For Dummies

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If a senior man thinks his sex partner is all set to be happy, if he thinks she has a positive attitude about what’s going to happen, he’ll be more spontaneous, and things will be just fine.

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Giftless In Seattle (And Everywhere Else)

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Greta Garbo could expect bouquets from rich, gray-haired guys, but if you and I wait around for such gallantry we’ll be a lot older than we already are.

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Romance As Fiction

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Microsoft WORD offers several synonyms for ROMANCE and one of them is FICTION. I crave candlelight dinners, nights at the theatre, and the occasional bouquet of flowers, but most senior men I know think romance is showing up in my kitchen with pizza and a bottle of Chianti.

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The Myth Of The Sated Senior

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Research on Americans’ sexual behavior comes to us from Indiana University’s Center for Sexual Health Promotion, in a study funded by — Trojan condoms. Most is titillating stuff like masturbation, anal sex, and faked orgasms, but researchers seem also to have discovered that a lot of old people have sexual intercourse (gasp!) and that they find it “pleasurable.” Pleasureable — is this enough?

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Travel: Adventure Time For Seniors

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“There’s no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” — Mark Twain.

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The Sensual Brain (At Last)

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To be senior is to be right-brain (sensory perception) dominant. Great news! No more Plato, no more Aristotle, no more recursion theory. License to wrap yourself in silk and cashmere, spritz Hermes perfume, sip a Chateauneuf du Pape, curl up comfortably on Sunday nights with HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.”

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