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.

2 months ago

The Galapagos: My Love Adventure

It was a long day! I flew from the west coast in the US. Most flights connect through Panama, a delightful airport. Then it is on to Guayaquil, Ecuador. If you make the same trip, I recommend spending a day there if you can. It is the largest city in Ecuador…

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2 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…

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2 months ago

What Makes for a Long and Happy Marriage

A lot of people, so I am told, feel that a happy long marriage is simply not possible. Yes, people fall in love and get married, but the initial excitement with each other wears off sooner or later. And then people just cope with each other and their annoying…

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3 months ago

Money and Remarriage: How to Navigate Divided Loyalties and Shadows from Previous Relationships

If you thought dealing with money issues can be tricky in a marriage, it’s way more difficult in a remarriage. In a marriage, you have two people from different backgrounds with different approaches to money…

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3 months ago

Top 3 Money Remodel Tips BEFORE Marriage

Call it money issues, financial trouble, money stress, or financial disagreements, they are all red flags in a long-term relationship if they are not resolved. Money is often one of the top reasons for divorce. So, acting on financial conversations…

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4 months ago

The Taboo Topic of Politics: Loving Someone with an Opposing Point of View

“Politics make strange bedfellows” says a mid-19th century proverb, meaning people of widely differing views come together when they have a common cause. It’s certainly true of my husband and me. We are on opposite sides of the political spectrum,…

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5 months ago

How to Have a Happy Marriage After 60

If you’re like most people, you think about having a dream wedding and a happy marriage with a person that you truly love and adore. There’s nothing more beautiful than being committed to one person for the rest of your life…

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6 months ago

The Best 40th Wedding Anniversary Gifts, According to the People Actually Receiving Them

If you do an Internet search for 40th wedding anniversary gifts, you will find hundreds of pages that tell you pretty much the same thing. The traditional 40th anniversary gift is “ruby.” If you want a cheaper option, go for something red – red candles, red glasses or red cards. There have to be other options!

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6 months ago

4 Ways to Reconnect with Your Husband and Save Your Marriage After 60

Have you been married or with your partner for a while and want to bring the spark back before you get to the point of needing to save your marriage? Mark and I have been together for 35 years and married for 31 of them – yikes!

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7 months ago

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Keep an Aging Marriage Sparkly

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. Facing him, with a large toothed comb in one hand and globs of conditioner…

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