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.

2 years 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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2 years ago

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

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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2 years 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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2 years 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

2 years 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

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

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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3 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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3 years ago

Marriage After 60: I Love Two Men, with the Blessings of Both

Two months ago, I tied the knot again at age 71! Yes, Charlie and I walked down the aisle and exchanged wedding vows after being together in a loving relationship for eight years. Read More