Sex & Romance

My Kids Give Alice a Tough Time

Dear “Oh Carol:” My former wife and I share custody of our two teenage daughters.  I’ve met a wonderful woman (Alice) but things are getting difficult.  My daughters treat Alice horribly.  I’m afraid that if I punish them they’ll hate me – and if I don’t, that Alice will leave.  What should I do? AFL’s OH CAROL Answers...Read More

5 Tips – Writing Your Dating Profile

Thinking about writing your dating profile?  I could tell you stories ad infinitum about crazy things I’ve seen on profiles and spelling errors that make this writer’s eyeballs spin. I can’t stress enough the importance of getting it right. This is the very first impression someone will have of you. Don’t mess it up! ♫ gotta be cool, relax, get hip...Read More

Want to Increase Your Longevity? Here’s 7 Simple Strategies

Today life expectancy in the Western World is greater than it has ever been. It has not been by accident, and there are numerous reasons this has taken place. Some of these are obvious, some not so much. There are, of course, no guarantees. We can find individuals who have abused their bodies and yet live to a ripe old age. Others who do all the “r...Read More

Your First Phone Call? 5 Do’s and Don’ts

You’ve texted or messaged one another a few times and determined that you’d like to hear each other’s voices. This could make or break it for some people. So here are some tips on what TO say and what NOT to say: TONE OF VOICE (TOV) Have you ever answered your phone only to be met with “Oh hi”? as if you’re the last person they want to hear from? W...Read More

Okay To Wander?

Dear “Oh Carol:” I’m married, but not happily so.  I’m very attracted to the contractor we’ve hired to build our new garage.  In subtle ways, he has let me know that he is interested in me, too.  I’d like to take the first step, but what if I’ve misread him?  Ready, Set, Go AFL’s OH CAROL Answers……   Dear “R...Read More

Improving Lives. Here’s 3 Ways to Start…

“I wish that I had…” is a phrase that people often express when they live in regret. As people age, the life that they are living is often the result of actions that they took in their younger days. Most of us who reach our senior years can look back with hindsight at how different things could be. Now seniors are in the position ...Read More

First Date? 5 Tips, 1 Chance – and a Great, First Impression!

  So, you’ve had a few phone calls and you both agree to take the next step and meet.  The “where” and “when” have been decided and all that’s left to do is show up. HOW you show up and the first thing your date sees is oh so very important. To make sure you make as good a first impression as possible, read on and follow these essential tips: ...Read More

5 “TO-DO’s” for That First Date – and Other Dates, Too!

I hate to tell you the number of times men have shown up on my first dates wearing old sneakers, tattered jeans, a stain on their shirt, and looking like they just got up from a nap. While I spent hours planning what I was going to wear, took longer than usual with my hair and make-up and then THAT shows up! It made me feel like I was an afterthoug...Read More

Real Person – Real Issues

Dear “Oh Carol:” I am a single, very tired 65 year old woman.  My youngest is in college (tuition bills) and my oldest has medical challenges which I’m funding and which make it hard for him to find and keep a job. I should be retired – but I can’t.  I should have been getting child support – but that didn’t happen eit...Read More

80-year-olds have some of the best sex of the over-50s, say scientists

While there is the perception among society as a whole that sex stops once you are 80, data gathered from more than 7,000 over 50s concluded that women in the their eighties have more “enjoyable” sex than those up to 30 years younger. According to a study published by the International Longevity Centre the “late-life boost in sati...Read More

Caregiver Needs a Bunch of TLC!

Dear “Oh Carol:” I’m a caregiver.  This is how I make my living.  I’m late 60’s.  I was married, had one son, then we divorced.  My former husband died about 5 years ago.  The divorce left me financially devastated and I work under the table.  But I do okay because I’m good at what I do. I have a nice circle of women friends...Read More

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