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Dating After 50

October 15, 2014


by Marina Kennedy Are you over 50?  This may mean that you’re staying strong and stretching your wings in new relationships.  Your 50's can be flirty, fun and fulfilling!  Here are a few tips for Shecky’s readers who want to stay young and keep it moving. So, He’s A Little Younger Or Older Movie stars don’t cling to the same age group, so why should you?  A few years difference can make a relationship more interesting. Don’t Be Desperate Make dates with different men and keep it interesting.  Go ahead, it’s time to comparison shop! Pick-Ups Could Be Poor Pickings Have you been approached by the kind of guy you’d like to call your own?  Be discerning! Online, More Time Don’t jump at the first online dating offer.  Use dating sites wisely and take time to... CONTINUE READING 0



by Marcus Scott Since she appeared as Lanisha Brown, a fresh-faced, doe-eyed shop girl working in a bakery in 2000’s Our Song, we knew Kerry Washington had the “X Factor.” When the ingénue co-starred opposite Sean Patrick Thomas and Julia Stiles in 2001’s Save the Last Dance as Chenille, a single teen mother with relationship problems, we figured it wouldn’t take... CONTINUE READING 7


by Mallory Feeney Just a little husky. It’s ‘baby’ fat. Bootylicious. Yeah, curvy and plus size women (plus-size as in any woman over a size 2, nowadays) have heard it all from the critics before. New York Fashion Week comes to a close today, and after seeing all the negative-size-zeros working the runway, we've decided to reiterate what we already know:... CONTINUE READING 29


by Bianca Logrono Don’t call out of work. Refrain from buying the whole aisle of Hershey’s and dove chocolates. Don’t scowl at couples holding hands. Put down the Ben & Jerry’s and look away from the romantic comedies. Step back from the couch, and stop feeling sorry for yourself (tough love,  sorry). Channel Leslie from Parks and Recreation, who hosts an annual... CONTINUE READING 6


by Bianca Logrono You asked for it! We recently told you a little about Pantone’s release of 2014’s “it” color Radiant Orchid and how to get it in your beauty bag. The hue seems like the perfect shade to blossom through Spring. But don’t delay your debut of the color. Splash it in amongst the sea of black that dominates the... CONTINUE READING 7


by Bianca Logrono It’s the big day on Sunday – the Super Bowl is finally here! You might find yourself in the predicament… what do I wear?! (I mean, when aren’t we in that situation?) Here are some style suggestions  to be super stylish for the Super Bowl. Whether you’re a Broncos fan, a Seahawks fan, a pretend fan, neutral... CONTINUE READING 7


by Marcus Scott They say inspiration comes in many forms, but when it comes to ethnic, racial, and cultural diversity in the fashion world: rarely. However, in recent years, there has been change of heart in the otherwise fascist, Eurocentric-minded fashion world, with women from around the planet being represented (some of which actually have curves!). If you don’t believe us,... CONTINUE READING 5


Whether planned or unexpected, having your first child can be pretty nerve-wracking! And let’s face it: no amount of reading those parenting books can help prepare for the spontaneity of any child. Here are a few tips to remember when your bundle of joy arrives! 1. Enjoy it There are many stresses that come with parenthood, but your children will only be... CONTINUE READING 5


We’re sure you’re tired of stumbling upon all these articles on how to “live up” your 20s – or why your 20s are perfect for “insert-kitschy but life-affirming verb here.” We know that the only difference between your 20's and your 30's is a little more stability. Just a little. If you’re anything like us, looking back on our 20's can... CONTINUE READING 14


2014 is literally two days away, and while some of us attended enough of those obligatory holiday parties, New Year’s Eve is another beast of its own. And sometimes finding the right outfit on a budget can be super difficult. We’ve got some looks under $150 to help you look fabulous whether you’re going bar hopping or snuggling and staying... CONTINUE READING 8


It was a great year to be a woman. From the political arena to activism to actresses speaking out about misogyny, there were lots of noteworthy women in 2013. Here's just a few: Beyoncé Let’s first take a moment to bow down to Queen Bey. Between performing at the Superbowl (we’re pretty sure the power went out due to her performance), airing... CONTINUE READING 12