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50 Great Things About Women Over 50

Why Women Over 50 Love Their Age

Women Over 50 Are Powerful

10. A world of opportunities opens up when you turn 50. Today, there are entire web sites, companies, and services devoted to the over-50 demographic. Find your niche in that market. -- S. Mitchell

11. Women over 50 are a powerful market force in today's economy. Women buy 80% of consumer goods and services, and among the 80 million baby boomers, that's power. -- N. O'Reilly

12. Women over 50 are president, CEO, and the star of their own lives. If you have the attitude that life is precious, that life is grandiose, that you don't want to waste any time, you will make this quality time. -- S. Mitchell

13. The entrepreneurial spirit is booming in 50-year-old women. She's following her dreams, starting her own business. She's forming partnerships with other women's businesses. She knows that collaboration is a valuable part of being successful. -- N. O'Reilly

Women Over 50 Are Self-Assured

14. You know what you like and what you don't like. If someone is trying to talk you into wearing pink because it's trendy, you don't let them influence you. There's wonderful self-trust when you hit 50. -- C. Northrup

15. You've learned that you can depend on yourself and you are open to new opportunities. You can accept change, tackle life, and move on. -- S. Mitchell

16. There's no such thing as "dressing 50." We're past the point when someone can say you're dressing too young. Women know themselves, what looks good on them, and dress to complement the assets they have. -- N. O'Reilly

Women Over 50 Are Sexy

17. Once you get past a wrinkle or two, a woman over 50 is far sexier than her younger counterpart. -- A. Rooney

18. I look better today than when I was in my 30s. I am 87 lbs. lighter and dress to show my figure-8 curves. -- WebMD: Edie90601

19. Women in their 50s make great lovers. Going through menopause can be extremely freeing. As she ages, her sexuality becomes more important, and she is better able to enjoy it. -- N. O'Reilly

20. You've gotten over the "nice girls don't" thing. Hopefully you've finally gotten over that! You know yourself sexually -- and if you don't, this is the time to find out. -- C. Northrup

21. I am working out, shopping, traveling, and enjoying my friends more and often. I lost weight and my style of dressing has changed. I am now wearing hip-hugging jeans, leather -- everything. Even my sex life has improved. -- WebMD: Jackson922

22. A woman over 50 looks good wearing bright red lipstick. This is not true of younger women or drag queens. -- A. Rooney

Women Over 50 Have More Fun

23. You can finally get the car you've always wanted. You can toss the minivan and really indulge yourself. -- J. Ganahl

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