Are you starting over again after 50, back on the dating scene, and feeling like you’re right back in high school? You’re not alone! A surprising amount of research shows that some of the most formative and influential times of our lives, for better or worse, are the adolescent years spent in high school. Memories of our social and romantic interactions, or lack thereof, will follow us deep into our adulthood relationships! And now, confronted with similar situations like starting a new relationship after 50, our choices and actions are automatically triggered by high school memories. It’s in our brain! Today, we discuss starting over again after 50 and stop making the same adolescent mistakes by recognizing any harmful patterns and choices that are hurting our adult relationships.

Paige Valdiserri is an internationally recognized traumatic stress and integrative healing consultant, and a Licensed Professional Counselor. She’s helped thousands of people across the country navigate love and relationship issues. For more information about Paige, click here:

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