Open to Love: The Secrets of Senior Dating, by Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Frank Powers

In Open to Love, two therapists share their personal and professional stories of love and romance after fifty. Whether it’s dating after divorce, loss, or just in your later years, Gloria Horsley and Frank Powers show readers how to face their fears about getting back in the game and help them find love by identifying what they truly need in a partner.

In the world of online connection and dating apps, finding yourself being single can feel intimidating, especially when it’s been a while. Open to Love covers the ins and outs of online dating in your midlife or later, and how to turn every experience—even a horrifically bad date—into a growth experience. From emotionally preparing to what to do when you’ve found the one, this book is the first and only stop on the road to a new chance at love.

Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Frank Powers

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Dr. Gloria Horsley, Ph.D. is a licensed marriage and family therapist and clinical nurse specialist. She is the president and cofounder of the Open to Hope Foundation and co-hosts the award-winning “Open to Hope” cable TV and internet podcast. She has co-authored 10 books. She is a member of the Forbes Nonprofit Council and serves on the advisory boards for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) and the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation. Gloria was widowed after 60 years of marriage and has four children, including a deceased son, and 10 grandchildren. She and her partner Dr. Frank Powers currently split their time between Palo Alto, California, and Scottsdale Arizona. Frank Powers, Ph.D. has been a licensed psychologist in private practice in Scottsdale, Arizona, for the last 30 years. He served as the chairman of the Psychiatric Security Review Board for the State of Arizona and is a past psychology professor at Scottsdale Community College. He studied sexuality under William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson and received advanced training in couples’ therapy with the Imago Institute of Harvel Hendrix. He has published numerous articles on the subjects. He is a graduate of George Williams College and holds master’s degrees from Arizona State University and Columbia University and a doctorate in psychology from Union Institute. He is an award-winning sculptor and in his spare time he enjoys golf, pickleball, and tennis. Frank has two stepdaughters and one step-grandson from a previous marriage.