The last thing we expected when we found each other was that our journey would include Alzheimer’s Disease.
Most couples plan financially for retirement, but they may not realize that their relationship dynamics may change, as well as their financial status.
For couples who enter a committed relationship later in life, deciding how to handle money can be more complicated – or not.
It doesn’t matter whether you are fourteen or sixty-four, new love is an incomparable experience.
When Jennifer started living with her first husband in the 1970s (before they got married), she lied to her grandmother and said she had a female roommate, because Grammy certainly would not have approved of “living in sin.”
Talking about death is seldom easy, and it’s probably the last thing you want to think about with regard to your midlife partner.
Humor helps us to overcome obstacles and increases our emotional resilience, and having fun together certainly makes relationships more enjoyable.
Despite conventional wisdom further bolstered with compelling new research revealing the importance of intimacy in fostering relationship happiness and longevity, millions upon millions of couples struggle to keep the relationship flame lit. Theories abound as to why partners, once “madly in love,” fall into the complacency and apathy trap, with recent data even suggesting active social media use can be to blame—leading to greater amounts of conflict among romantic partners, which in turn leads to infidelity, breakup, and divorce.
Most of us struggle with our health habits as we get older, and a partner can be either a great help or a significant hindrance.
Healthy ways to reinvent yourself.
When midlife couples plan a vacation, they need to take care that the only baggage they bring is their suitcases! Often couples who meet later in life have differing expectations about vacations, and a little preparation can prevent unnecessary clashes on your trip.
Learn more about building strong family bonds and how to break common barriers that can keep a dad out of his children’s lives.
(Family Features) The way someone saves and spends money can tell you a lot about them, and it can also impact how one chooses a future partner.
Maybe it’s time to move in together. Now you have another question: where should we live?
Yes, we are all grown-ups, and we are ultimately responsible for our own emotional state. But the good news is that a loving partner can help us to regulate our feelings and handle stress more appropriately.