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.

6 days ago

Make the Most of the New Year by Making Changes in Your Relationship

It’s a new year, and a time when we naturally begin to review our lives. A new year can remind us to make positive changes. However, change is a complicated and nuanced subject. We may say we want things to change, but at the same time…

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3 weeks ago

Help! My Husband’s Retired and He’s Driving Me Nuts!

Finally, the day we’ve been working toward arrived. Both of us retired. Ever since I left the workforce 10 years ago, we’ve dreamed of the days when my husband would join me. We imagined leisurely days we could spend together doing…

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2 months ago

A Tale of Three Marriages: Is There Happiness to Be Found?

I married two men who didn’t deserve me. My first marriage was with a man I loved beyond words. He was kindhearted and gentle with me. We planned a future and had two children together. The boys were high-spirited and wonderful…

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3 months ago

Want a Happy Marriage After 60? Take These 5 Fast Actions Today!

Your marriage relationship is one of the most important treasures you will ever have in life. Every single day, you make choices about what will occur in your relationship. Some of those choices are small and inconsequential while others turn out to be extremely important…

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3 months ago

Have You and Your Spouse Run Out of Things to Talk About?

In our younger days, I’d watch the older couples next to us in restaurants – and I’d vow we’d never be like them. Those folks who sat across from each other and ate their meals in silence…

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4 months ago

How to Balance Freedom and Commitment in Your Marriage After 60

It takes more than love and determination to make a marriage work. People in successful marriages know that they have to compromise, they have to accept a certain loss of independence, sacrifice some of their goals, and more often…

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5 months ago

Surprising Life Lessons from Kindergarten and My Marriage

Not so long ago, my husband and I both turned 64. We got cards for each other with the iconic Beatles song that said, “Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m sixty-four?” I could not help but reflect on how we both survived and keep surviving even to this day, a number of years later.

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6 months ago

Single Over 60? Alone and Fabulous? Don’t Worry… You’re Perfect!

“If I’m so fabulous, then why am I single?” This question came to me and I realized I have to write about it. I often ask it of myself. I see my friends with their various backstories, neuroses and impossibilities, in relationships. High maintenance types…

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6 months ago

6 Essential Steps to Maintaining a Happy Marriage After 60

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…

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6 months ago

Keeping Score Is for Games and Sports Not Relationships

Even if you are not super competitive, we all like to be correct/win – especially when it comes to people closest to us like our family/partners. Wanting to be right can extend to almost any aspect of our lives – some significant, but many times trivial…

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