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Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Washington, District of Columbia
Dr. Dorree Lynn is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the www.FiftyandFurthermore.com website and ezine, a forum for age-mates in the second half of their lives. Besides being a saging advocate, Dr. Lynn can be seen as a featured sexpert on relationships & intimacy in her "On The... Full Bio
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Plenty of Fish in the Sea by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex The age of prince, or princess, charming showing up at your door is over. But, hard as it is to believe, there are plenty of fish in the sea. If you are single and hoping to ... Read on »
Calling All Men with Falling Hair, Faulty Plumbing, and Flagging Dicks by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex I am totally immersed in writing my new book tentatively titled Is there Sex After 50? (Health Communications, Inc, Spring 2010). They are the publishers of Chicken Soup for T ... Read on »
Sex Trumps Economics by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex There’s no doubt about it, times are tough. Instead of letting the recession take a toll on your relationship, the trick is to utilize these economically challenging times to ... Read on »
Sex is Recession Proof; Love is Depression Proof by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex In the wake of dire predictions of our current economic crisis and, even more so, actually dealing with the reality of shrinking bank accounts, a poor real estate market and t ... Read on »
Help the Economy: Shop American by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex I am going to say something bad. Try counting to 10 and thinking before you dismiss me. Try substituting curiosity instead of judgment. My bad words are: "I finally understand ... Read on »
Caregiving and Sex: A Conversation by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex I used to say that my last book, When The Man You Love is Ill: Doing The Best for Your Partner Without Losing Yourself, wasn't really a sexy book. While it's true that Caregiv ... Read on »
Thanksgiving: Maintaining Holiday Spirit While Learning from the Past by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex This Thanksgiving it is more important than ever to pay attention to what we have to be Thankful for. For me, it's health, family, friends the ability to pay bills and gratitu ... Read on »
A Theme Worth Thinking About: Women and Peace by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Last week, I was privileged to attend an event at the striking Swedish Embassy to honor PeaceXPeace founder Patricia Smith Melton's new book 60 Years, 60 Voices, celebrating t ... Read on »
Post Election Blues by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex There's a pall in Washington, DC these days and while it may not be as palpable throughout the land, I suspect it exists in states both red and blue. It's akin to a 22 month p ... Read on »
Healing Our Political Divide by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Whether or not one voted for Barack Obama, both sides seem to realize that his election helped make history. With Mr. Obama's election, the question of race in American soci ... Read on »
Election Day: Getting Personal about Sex and Politics by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex I am AARP's sexpert on the Retirement Living Television (RLTV) network show, "My Generation." My segment is called "On the Couch." and can also be viewed on aarp.org (click on ... Read on »
Parents, Kids, Politics by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Parent child conflict during this political season, can be especially heightened when parents and children are close. Of course, it depends at which developmental stage the ... Read on »
A Political Marriage? Why McCain Chose Palin by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex *This is part one of a series of blogs on candidates, politics and the role of sex. I invite my FiftyandFurthermore counterparts to react, respond, and offer their own food ... Read on »
Yom Kippur and the Concept of Forgiveness by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex I have found something especially meaningful in every religion I've encountered. Forgiveness may be my favorite concept from the Jewish religion. Yom Kippur, this year tak ... Read on »
Saging with Too Much Zest? by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex A few Friday's ago, as I was looking forward to and busily planning a weekend trip, I wound up in the George Washington University Emergency Room instead. The fact that it's a ... Read on »
Is Eighty the New Fifty? by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Time Magazine makes a good argument that this is the case, at least in the business world. However, I prefer the more honest saying, "80 is the new 80." Anyone not yet there h ... Read on »
It's Botox for You, Dear Bridesmaids by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Beautiful weddings have always been a young woman's dream, but this seasoned soul has a different view. This summer I read a NY Times article entitled It's Botox for You, Dear ... Read on »
Senior Citizens Bureau and Hurricane Ike by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex FiftyAndFurthermore.com received a plea for help this weekend from the Senior Citizens Bureau in response to the devastating Hurricane Ike that ravaged the Gulf Coast. Hurr ... Read on »
Join Us! You Belong Here by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex For a healthy Mind, Body and Spirit, join myself and our experts on Fifty and Furthermore. Two-thirds of all office visits to family physicians are due to stress-related ... Read on »
Seven Years Later by Dr. Dorree L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex September 11, 2001 changed our lives forever. Americans understood that they were no longer impregnable and no longer safe from the kinds of assaults that most of the world ha ... Read on »