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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.

Preventing Your Midlife Crisis from Affecting Your Marriage
3 weeks ago

Preventing Your Midlife Crisis from Affecting Your Marriage

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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…
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Can You Hear Me Now? The Art of Communicating with Your Partner
4 weeks ago

Can You Hear Me Now? The Art of Communicating with Your Partner

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According to a short Google search I just conducted, the best historic evidence suggests that marriage as a formal institution has existed for nearly 5,000 years. In all that time, there has likely never been one single wife who, at some point or other…
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How to Have a Happy Marriage After 60
4 months ago

How to Have a Happy Marriage After 60

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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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Give Yourself a Legacy Gift by Repurposing Meaningful Jewelry
4 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…
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Thinking About Getting Married After 60? I Have Good News and Bad News
5 months ago

Thinking About Getting Married After 60? I Have Good News and Bad News

Over 50 and unmarried? You might be divorced, widowed, or perhaps never married. You likely at least have given marriage some serious thought. But… don’t most of them fail? Not so. You may have read that about half of marriages…
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Set Your Desire on Fire (At Any Age!)
5 months ago

Set Your Desire on Fire (At Any Age!)

I like affection. Maybe it’s my European heritage, but hugging, kissing, and public displays of affection have always been part of my life. I have never shied away from giving my wife a little kiss or cuddle in public!
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3 Sure-Fire Ways to Keep an Aging Marriage Sparkly
5 months ago

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Keep an Aging Marriage Sparkly

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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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Love Is Eternal, but Life Isn’t! Facing the Chance of Becoming a Widow
6 months ago

Love Is Eternal, but Life Isn’t! Facing the Chance of Becoming a Widow

Soon after my book was published, I attended a community luncheon. Several couples were seated at my table, and we introduced ourselves. After watching me for a few minutes, one wife suddenly exclaimed, “Oh, I saw your picture in Sunday’s…
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How to Balance Freedom and Commitment in Your Marriage After 60
7 months ago

How to Balance Freedom and Commitment in Your Marriage After 60

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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

How to Prioritize Yourself as a Couple When You Have a Senior Parent or Adult Child Living with You
7 months ago

How to Prioritize Yourself as a Couple When You Have a Senior Parent or Adult Child Living with You

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About five years ago, my husband approached me and asked me how I would feel about having his mother come live with us. We had only been married for about three years at that point, and she lived about 1200 miles away…
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