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Marriage After 60

Like most worthwhile things in life, having a happy marriage after 60 requires work. You need to adjust to your partner’s changing needs, while finding ways to grow together. Find out what the other women in our community have to say about maintaining a healthy relationship at our age.

How to Balance Freedom and Commitment in Your Marriage After 60
2 weeks ago

How to Balance Freedom and Commitment in Your Marriage After 60

By  •  Family

It takes more than love and determination to make a marriage work. People in successful marriages know that they have to compromise, accept a certain loss of independence, sacrifice some of their goals and, more often than not, put the other person first. Read More

4 Ways to Get Naked with Your Money – Wrinkles, Bulges, and All!
3 weeks ago

4 Ways to Get Naked with Your Money – Wrinkles, Bulges, and All!

Financial intimacy changes as we age, and I want to do it with dignity and grace! In our early years, Mark and I became financially intimate through sharing our financial history. Read More

4 Ways to Thrive with a Retired Spouse
3 months ago

4 Ways to Thrive with a Retired Spouse

By  •  Family

My husband is 10 years my senior. He has had two iterations of “retirement” so far and both had financial and emotional implications for us. His most recent shift has been out of a paid career to having more freedom with his time. Read More

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Keep an Aging Marriage Sparkly
4 months ago

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Keep an Aging Marriage Sparkly

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Preserve the Practice of Ritual

When we were first married, my husband would sit on the edge of our king-size bed every morning and circle my slim waist with his massive hands. Read More

Marriage After 60: I Love Two Men, with the Blessings of Both
4 months ago

Marriage After 60: I Love Two Men, with the Blessings of Both

Two months ago, I tied the knot again at age 71! Yes, Charlie and I walked down the aisle and exchanged wedding vows after being together in a loving relationship for eight years. Read More

Irritable Male Syndrome and Other Changes in Relationships As We Age
8 months ago

Irritable Male Syndrome and Other Changes in Relationships As We Age

By  •  Family

Just between you and me, I’ve secretly been worried that my significant other and I will get on each other’s nerves after I retire. I wasn’t planning on sharing this with anyone until last week. Read More

How to Deal with the Root of Unhappiness in Your Relationship After 60
8 months ago

How to Deal with the Root of Unhappiness in Your Relationship After 60

Poor communication is often the source of unhappiness in a relationship. However, many couples in their 60s and over, who have been together for years, even decades, may not be aware that they even have a communication problem. Read More

How I Survived the Loss of My Husband
10 months ago

How I Survived the Loss of My Husband

My first experience with death and mourning occurred with the untimely death of my late husband, Michael. Losing my soul mate was debilitating. I can best describe myself as shattered and shocked. Read More

3 Unusual Ways to State Your Feelings for Your Partner After 60
11 months ago

3 Unusual Ways to State Your Feelings for Your Partner After 60

One of the top 5 regrets of the dying is “I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings.” Given that we never know when our life is going to come to an end, it’s a really good idea to not only express our feelings, but by doing that, keep our relationships up to date and healthy. Read More

Marriage Rates Among Older Adults Rising Due to This One Heart-Warming Fact
1 year ago

Marriage Rates Among Older Adults Rising Due to This One Heart-Warming Fact

By  •  News

It’s no secret that the concept of marriage has taken a beating in recent years. In movies and on TV, the very idea of tying yourself to someone for life is seen as, at best, antiquated and cute and, at worst, unrealistic and harmful. Read More