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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.

3 weeks ago

My Husband Told Me to Find Another Partner… and to Watch Out for My Money!

“Find someone to travel through life with after I’m gone.” That was my husband’s advice before he died 17 years ago. “You have so much love to give. Don’t stay alone forever.” Then he added a most important recommendation…

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4 weeks ago

How to Create a Conversation Renaissance in Your Marriage

There’s something comforting about sitting quietly with your spouse and not feeling pressured to come up with small talk. On the other hand, there’s something quite mind-numbing about knowing your conversational repertoire is limited…

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1 month ago

Understanding Prenuptial Agreements for Second Marriages

Second marriages are often a second chance at love and tend to draw on the wisdom gained from prior experiences. There are plenty of reasons why couples choose to remarry after divorce or the loss of a spouse. Love and companionship remain…

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2 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

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…

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3 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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3 months ago

Building and Maintaining Emotional Intimacy in Relationships After 60

You might think that after years together you’ll have built a deep emotional intimacy that bonds you and provides profound satisfaction for you and your partner. You may think that, but you’d be wrong in many cases…

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3 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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4 months ago

Lonely and Married? Try These 5 Tips for Navigating Marital Challenges in Retirement

Embarking on the journey of marriage in retirement requires a nuanced approach to address the unique dynamics that emerge during this phase of life. I see marriage challenges come up all the time in my life coaching practice…

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4 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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