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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.

How to get a second date
Dating - New Love

10 Questions to Ask on a First Date

First dates can be nerve-wracking. What to wear? What will he be like? What in the world will we talk about? Keeping in mind some of these questions t... Read More
Mental illness in the family and how it affects women
Health

Mental Illness in the Family – How It Affects Women

If a loved one suffers from mental illness in your family, it can be really tough on you as well. And depending on the severity of the mental illness,... Read More
5 Toxic Behaviors that Turn Men Off
Dating - New Love

5 Toxic Behaviors that Turn Men Off

I sat down to write a piece on the most substantial and common behaviors that turn men off. For all the complaining we do about men, we women car... Read More
grandmother playing with granddaughter
Family & Friends

Being a Babysitter on Grandma’s Terms

While being a mom is great, I must confess that I had a child because I wanted grandchildren. There I said it; do not shoot me. While I am totally enj... Read More
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Dating - New Love

13 Fun Indoor Date Ideas

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best, especially once we’ve reached our 50s or higher and have much less patience with overly complicated plans... Read More
Breaking Up in 5 Not So Easy Steps
Relationships

Breaking Up… In 5 Not So Easy Steps

Let’s face it, be it a boyfriend, girlfriend, friend, or just some dude you went out with a few times, ending a relationship… sucks (Do I get poin... Read More
How to make new friends that fit your lifestyle
Family & Friends

4 Ways to Make Friends that Fit Your Lifestyle at Any Age

They say that making friends is harder as you grow older. I do not believe that, and neither should you. If you have the desire to make friends, then ... Read More
Support group leader
Relationships

Beating Caregiver Stress and Burnout: Why You Need a Caregiver Support Group

When a loved one is diagnosed with a chronic illness, disability, mental illness or cognitive disorder, medical complexity, or other health care needs... Read More
How to make new friends using MeetUp
Relationships

How to Use MeetUp to Find Social Opportunities and Meet New Friends

Broadening your horizons at any age can be refreshing. Especially once you’re close to retirement or even retired, it’s important to find like-min... Read More
overcoming overthinking
Relationships

Overcoming Overthinking in Your Relationships

It’s 3 a.m., and you’re tossing and turning, going over every single word in a conversation that you had with a friend, family member, coworker, s... Read More
sad woman; who to call when mom dies feature
Health

3 Steps to Help Cope When Your Mother Passes Away

If you haven’t yet experienced losing your mom, you can imagine what a void that will leave. While the relationship I had with my mom wasn’t perfe... Read More
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Finding Balance

Top 3 Ways To Leverage Your Feminine Energy

Feminine energy is all the nurturing traits it takes to connect to human beings in a meaningful and fulfilling way. It’s compassion, kindness, empat... Read More