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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.

Marriage Advice for Family Members: 12 Questions to Ask Before Saying “I Do”
1 week ago

Marriage Advice for Family Members: 12 Questions to Ask Before Saying “I Do”

By  •  Family

When a couple decides to get married, they are often lost in the moment and preparation for the “big event.” We have all heard about the let down when the honeymoon is over and reality sinks in. Read More

Damage Control: 10 Actions to Save Your Marriage After 50
1 month ago

Damage Control: 10 Actions to Save Your Marriage After 50

By  •  Family

If your goal is to immediately bring your marriage back to what you had dreamed it would be, you might find this list of quick actions very helpful. These tools have worked for hundreds of couples who have drifted apart.
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3 Things to Do When You’re Afraid of Losing Your Spouse
2 months ago

3 Things to Do When You’re Afraid of Losing Your Spouse

My greatest fear as the years went by was that my spouse might die first. Having had no children, the thought of my husband dying first and me being left alone in the world was something I simply couldn’t bear. Read More

How to Help Your Marriage Survive Through to Retirement
2 months ago

How to Help Your Marriage Survive Through to Retirement

By  •  Family

You’ve probably read professional relationship advice about how to survive with your partner into retirement. That always comes with lots of practical instructions about working together and enjoying each other’s company.

It all sounds a bit twee to me, so this is my personal take on how to get along with a partner once the children have grown up and moved on. Read More

2 Surprising Ways Games Can Solve Relationship Conflicts
2 months ago

2 Surprising Ways Games Can Solve Relationship Conflicts

By  •  Family

I had lunch with a friend recently who I only see now and again. After many years of being married – and then dating a series of different men – she feels that she might have finally found “the one.” Read More

6 Essential Steps to Maintaining a Happy Marriage After 60
4 months ago

6 Essential Steps to Maintaining a Happy Marriage After 60

By  •  Family

Do you have a happy marriage? Over years as a relationship coach and counsellor, I am sharing my experience to help you bring your marriage back to what you dreamed it would be when you first met.

I will offer some very practical and specific ways to take action and experience positive change in your marriage.
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Preventing Your Midlife Crisis from Affecting Your Marriage
5 months ago

Preventing Your Midlife Crisis from Affecting Your Marriage

By  •  Family

You probably know a few couples who got divorced after being married for decades. Going through a midlife crisis can cause a marriage to dissolve. The midlife crisis itself can have a negative impact on the marriage or can make one of the spouses realize that the relationship is not fulfilling. Read More

How to Have a Happy Marriage, According to Helen Mirren
6 months ago

How to Have a Happy Marriage, According to Helen Mirren

As we reach our 60s, many women feel a certain amount of tension between our need for intimacy and our desire for independence. This is true whether we are single or in a relationship. Read More

Is a Platonic Relationship After 60 Really So Bad? Maybe Not
7 months ago

Is a Platonic Relationship After 60 Really So Bad? Maybe Not

Do you know an older couple whose relationship still has the romantic spark it did when they were younger? They hold hands, cuddle and coo and even kiss each other passionately in public.

Then there are those over the age of 60 whose coupling has evolved into a more platonic relationship. They still like each other, but may sleep in separate bedrooms or even live apart. Read More

Give Yourself a Legacy Gift by Repurposing Meaningful Jewelry
8 months ago

Give Yourself a Legacy Gift by Repurposing Meaningful Jewelry

After my husband died, I continued to wear my diamond ring on my left hand for almost a year. Then I shifted it to the right hand where I wore it for many more months. I kept moving it back and forth – left hand for a few days, then right hand a day or two, and back again to the left. Read More