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Whether it’s dating, bouncing back after divorce, caring for aging parents or making the most of friendships, our editors share their experiences and help you navigate relationships in our prime.

Category Archives: Relationships

Whether it’s dating, bouncing back after divorce, caring for aging parents or making the most of friendships, our editors share their experiences and help you navigate relationships in our prime.

Death of a spouse
Marriage & Divorce

Left Alone: Dealing with Fear of Your Spouse Dying First

Marital vows have couples promising to love each other in sickness and health, as long as you both shall live through the good and the bad times. When... Read More
3 things your grandchildren will cherish
Family & Friends

3 Things Your Grandchildren Will Always Cherish

I asked my daughter what she remembered of her grandparents. She doesn’t remember much of the older grandmother, who passed away when she was 4 year... Read More
Making friends in your prime
Family & Friends

6 Tips for Making Friends in Your Prime

Fab Over Fifty, a UK-based website, revealed that the days of those over 60 becoming lonely and aging quickly is over. The site states that those over... Read More
How to Plan the Perfect Girlfriends' Getaway
Family & Friends

How to Plan the Perfect Girlfriends’ Getaway

I remember when I used to think that my significant other was supposed to be everything to me. My ideal man would listen to me ramble on about work an... Read More
Negative elderly parent or Woman having an angry conversation on the phone
Relationships

Dealing with Negative Elderly Parents

Family dynamics can be challenging at times. Sure, we love our parents, and we are grateful to have them in our lives. Yet sometimes, people can chang... Read More
Dating a widower can be challenging but rewarding.
Relationships

Dating a Widower

I met him at 55 – handsome, smart, funny. Just the thought of him gave me butterflies. He was absolutely perfect. He was the man I’d been waiting ... Read More
Dating a narcissist
Dating - New Love

Dating A Narcissist

I have a tattoo on my forehead that says, “Date me if you’re a narcissist.” It also says, “If you lack empathy, are controlling, entitled, ... Read More
What to say to a person that is dying or grieving
Family & Friends

What To Say When Someone Is Dying

There can be a lot of mystery and confusion surrounding death because we have become a society that has been mostly shielded from death and the dying ... Read More
Retirement home vs nursing home
New Surroundings

What Is the Difference Between a Retirement Home and a Nursing Home?

Figuring out the right living arrangement for an older adult can be challenging. Whether it is about leaving the home they have lived in for many year... Read More
Woman Hugging Mother
Family & Friends

How to Get Along with Your Adult Daughter

The bond between a mother and daughter is practically unbreakable. In fact, according to a study in The Journal of Family Issues, "Of all familial rel... Read More
An elderly woman laughs beside a friendly young care assistant
Family & Friends

What To Know About Caring for An Aging Loved One

Sponsored post.   I often say that I've lived a number of lives throughout the course of my life. The different stages have depended on w... Read More
Grandparents with granddaughter for grandparents rights
Family & Friends

Do Grandparents Have Legal Rights to See Their Grandkids?

It can take a village to raise a child, and for many families, grandparents are a part of that village. At the same time, there are instances where a ... Read More