Story: Sexualities

Upd@te Me – new relationships in midlife

In the 2000s more people over 40 were looking for new partners after the end of long-term relationships, and New Zealand Family Planning produced a pamplet for women and men entering new relationships in mid- to later life. The woman pictured in the Upd@te Me pamphlet is browsing the web, increasingly a place where people of all ages are meeting potential intimate partners. The booklet provides information on internet dating and offers advice on how to avoid some of the pitfalls of online relationships.

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Louisa Allen, 'Sexualities - Midlife and later life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2023)

Story by Louisa Allen, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 17 Jul 2018