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Our grandchildren and other family members are so important. Whether you are in a happy marriage or going through a divorce after 60, we can help! Let's talk about how to get the most from your family relationships after 60.

2 days ago

The Bonds of Women’s Friendships: A Testament to Strength, Support, and Lifelong Evolution

Friendship is a cornerstone of the human connection, offering companionship, support, and shared experiences that enrich our lives. The friendship bonds between women stand out as resilient and profound. From childhood playmates…

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5 days ago

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Divorce After 60

For months, even years, I knew that my marriage was crumbling. Yet, I lied to myself, telling myself a million things that would somehow justify the reasons why I should stay in the marriage. The main one dealt with time. If you are doing the same, embrace…

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1 week ago

Exploring the Possibilities of Reconciliation After Estrangement

Estrangement within families is a deeply painful and complex phenomenon, often leaving both parties grappling with feelings of hurt, confusion, and loss. For those who find themselves estranged from loved ones, the question…

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2 weeks ago

Why Do Our Grandchildren Grow Up So Quickly?

We all know that our sense of time changes as we grow older – with everything speeding up at an alarming rate. One of the most notable markers of this is the age of our children – and even more so – our grandchildren…

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2 weeks ago

Navigating Family Dynamics in Later Life – Boundaries Are Key!

Navigating family dynamics can be rewarding and challenging as individuals enter their 60s and beyond. Relationships with adult children and grandchildren inevitably evolve, presenting new opportunities and complexities…

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2 weeks ago

Choosing Your Divorce Battles After 50

When fighting through a divorce after 50, it’s normal to feel like you are getting dragged through the mud for months – even years – wondering if frustration and stress will ever end. Even after the divorce papers have been signed, hurt feelings may remain…

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2 weeks ago

Activate Your Soul Sister Power! How Friendships Can Be Your Personal Fountain of Youth

While friendships at all ages play a significant role in a person’s life, the importance of having close friends becomes even more pronounced in later years. As it turns out, there are significant mental and physical health benefits to friendships…

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3 weeks ago

The Bitter Sweetness of Becoming a Grandparent After 70

I am 73 years old, and my husband is 74. Our oldest granddaughters are 22 and 18, and two years ago we became grandparents again. Our youngest son, who married later than his older brothers, had his first baby, a boy, at 40. This precious boy…

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3 weeks ago

Grandparenting Matters in All Generations

My first thought when my oldest daughter told me she was expecting my first grandchild was “at last!” I was 64 years old, with four adult children more focused on their careers than on starting families. Most of my friends were already grandparents…

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1 month ago

How Women Over 60 Can Protect Their Assets in a Divorce

In recent years, the phenomenon of older couples divorcing, commonly known as “gray divorce,” has become more prevalent than one might expect. Contrary to the traditional notion of long-lasting marriages in the later stages of life, the rate…

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