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.

1 year ago

Surprising Life Lessons from Kindergarten and My Marriage

Not so long ago, my husband of 34 years 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. Read More

1 year ago

How My Relationships Have Changed During the Pandemic

I woke up that fateful day in March to a panicked group of parents and co-workers. I work with kids on the autism spectrum and at 4 o’clock that morning, our county schools suddenly made the decision to close for two weeks…

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1 year ago

Why Are Mature Women Living with Their Partners Rather Than Marrying?

According to a recent Pew Research Center report, the number of people age 50 and older who live together with their unmarried partner shot up by 75% between 2007 and 2016. That’s 4 million mature adults who live together compared to 2.3 million a decade ago. Read More

1 year ago

12 Thoughtful 25th Anniversary Gift Ideas

Do you know someone who is celebrating 25 years of marriage? Or perhaps you are the happy couple? Two and a half decades is definitely something to celebrate and commemorate. You’ve been through some ups and downs…

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2 years ago

7 Thoughtful 50th Anniversary Gift Ideas (The Golden Anniversary)

Fifty years of marriage is a milestone worthy of praise and celebration. Do you know a happy couple that’s going to be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary soon? Maybe you are the one with the upcoming 50th anniversary?

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2 years ago

Irritable Male Syndrome and Other Changes in Relationships As We Age

Just between you and me, I’ve secretly been worried that my significant other and I will get on each other’s nerves after I retire. I wasn’t planning on sharing this with anyone until last week. Read More

2 years ago

An Experiment with Prayer – Out Loud and with a Partner (Video)

I’d say a silent prayer with my morning coffee, in church, sometimes before a meal. But the idea of asking for guidance with struggles and worries out loud? With my spouse listening? This concept may work for other people…

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2 years ago

How to Deal with the Root of Unhappiness in Your Relationship After 60

Poor communication is often the source of unhappiness in a relationship. However, many couples in their 60s and over, who have been together for years, even decades, may not be aware that they even have a communication problem. Read More

2 years ago

Will Your Loved One Still Be Your Loved One After Lockdown?

My friends who live alone refuse to let me complain about anything during this quarantine. As soon as I start to be the least bit self-pitying, they cut me off with…

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2 years ago

4 Magical Tips for Successful Holidays with Blended Families and Strange Bedfellows

One of the quirkiest Thanksgiving holidays I attended happened in the early 80s. I had recently moved with my two sons from Las Vegas to La Jolla, California…

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