Baby boomer dating trends

At the juncture of global trends, news and curiosity stands Lucie Greene.

As the new Worldwide Director of JWTIntelligence, the colleague-acclaimed “trend empress” wowed an audience of J.

If your parent is at the point of seeking a physically intimate relationship, a discussion with the doctor might be in order. According to England’s Family Planning Agency (FPA), the number of reported cases of STDs among 50-to 90-year-olds has more than doubled in the past decade, perhaps due in part to the availability of drugs mentioned previously. If your parent is recently divorced or widowed remind them (as they may have frequently reminded you) that it’s not wise to jump into a relationship too quickly. If your parent is looking to meet potential love interests online, remind them things aren’t always as they seem on the Internet and to beware.

You just need the courage to put yourself out there. It’s not so much that you are that old, after all you are still young at heart, it’s more that your opportunities to find a love relationship is more difficult. Some boomers have lots of family around, some don’t.

Many have different stresses like dealing with aging parents, children who have grown and left (or left and come back), and, if you have arrived here, it’s because you have no one to love in your life, at least not romantic love, that is where online dating comes in.

Many years ago your mom or dad probably had “the talk” with you. By asking questions and listening more than talking, she shows her date she is interested in him.

Perhaps over your teen and young-adult years your parent(s) initiated many talks about love, dating, sex and the selection of a life partner. She also gets to know more about him to decide just how interested she is. To your parents’ distress, the ability to get an erection was probably never an issue for the pimply-faced teenager you dated.

Walter Thompson personnel, clients and a wide array of Atlanta marketing professionals with a selection of trends she’s forecast for 2015 and beyond.

The dating climate is definitely a lot different than it was five years ago.You may believe that we're all still in touch with our exes and past partners due to our obsession with social media and our smartphones, but we're also all ghosting, zombieing, benching, and breadcrumbing each other.So, yeah, being single right now is, well, complicated af.For starters, you've probably heard a lot about the "hookup culture", but also how Millennials are having less sex than previous generations.You may have heard about the "dating apocalypse", but also how dating apps are more popular than ever in the U. and that the majority of Americans say online dating is a good way to meet people.Now, as the adult child of an aging parent you may find the tables have turned, and it’s your turn to have “the talk.” Sure, it’s hard. Besides, if he also knows the rule, he’ll make an effort to ask questions and give her ample opportunity to talk, too. For as many as 25 percent of 65-year-old men, however, erectile dysfunction is a regular problem, according to the National Institutes of Health.

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