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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.

11 months ago

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

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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1 year ago

Love and Resentment on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day! Causes the heart to flutter, doesn’t it? Champagne, chocolate, flowers… you know, go big or go home, right? It is one of my favourite special days of the year. I love to celebrate love. But intimate relationships…

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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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2 years 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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