Feeling Guilty for Wanting a Divorce? Dealing with the Guilt of Leaving a Long Term Marriage!

Are you feeling guilty because you want a divorce and leave your long-term marriage? You’re not alone! The guilt you feel when leaving someone who is not a “bad person” but you know that “you don’t want to live like this the rest of your life” can be overwhelming! You feel like something must be […]

Relationships after 50: Do I Stay or Do I Go? Making the Decision to Leave Your Relationship, or Not

Are you struggling with the decision to end a relationship after 50, or not? Do I stay, or do I go? You’re not alone! One in four marriages after 50 now ends in divorce, and man or woman, making the decision to end your long-term relationship is agonizing, especially when you have 20-plus years invested […]

Love after 50: Why Stay in an Unfulfilled Relationship? How to Make the Best of an Unhappy Marriage

Why stay in an unhappy marriage or relationship is a question many couples over 50 ponder more often with age. A series of studies suggest that ‘our expected future satisfaction is a key indicator of whether or not we choose to stay in an unhappy relationship’. In other words, if we believe there is a […]

Marriage after 50: Are You Resistant to Couples Counseling? Taking a Pro-Active Approach!

Are you resistant to seeking couples counseling for your marriage or relationship after 50? With almost 50% of all marriages in the United States ending in divorce, and with couples over 50 in long-term marriages splitting up at record rates, why are so many of us resistant to the idea of getting help? As with […]

Love and Marriage After 50: What Do Women Want? Advice from a Divorced Man Who Found Out Too Late

An article written by a divorced man in a long-term marriage who lost the women he loved prompted our discussion today on love and marriage after 50. What do women want and need? An important relationship question, since a staggering number of women over 50 are now leaving long-term marriages. Why are so many men […]

Life after 50: Is a Midlife Crisis Really a Bad Thing? The Telltale Signs of a Midlife Crisis!

Most of us would agree that the reference to a midlife crisis is generally perceived as a bad thing. But is a midlife crisis really all that bad? A midlife crisis could simply be a time when we start to question our self and what we are doing with our life; more of a wakeup […]

Finding Love after 50: Moving On After a Breakup and Leaving Resentment and Bitterness Behind

Are you finding it difficult to move on after a breakup or divorce? Is bitterness and resentment keeping you from finding love again after 50, or even wanting to try again? After a relationship or marriage ends, it is very difficult not to feel rejected, angry, and jaded to the point of never wanting to […]

Life & Relationships after 50: Do I Stay or Do I Go? When the Voice Inside You Won’t Stop Talking

If the voice inside you has you questioning your life and relationships after 50, you are not alone. Crossing the half-century mark spawns an awaking when we realize that half of our life is over, and that we don’t want to go on living the status quo. Often this means wrestling with the decision to […]

Divorce after 50 and Stay at Home Moms: Finding the Confidence to Leave an Unfulfilled Marriage

Are you contemplating divorce after 50 but don’t have the confidence to leave an unfulfilled marriage? Leaving an unhappy marriage after 50 can be terrifying, especially when you have been a stay at home mom (or stay at home dad) for decades and never earned your own money. How do you find your value and […]

How Can an Empty Nest Affect Your Marriage? Tips for Empty Nest Syndrome and Avoiding Gray Divorce

Are you facing an empty nest and wondering if an empty nest will affect your marriage? Understanding how empty nest syndrome can affect your marriage is critically important to avoiding gray divorce and rekindling your marriage as empty nesters. Couples who’ve been coexisting in a marriage for many years, nested in a busy home with […]

Finding Love after 50: How to Get in the Right Mindset to Start Dating Again after 50

Are you back on the dating scene after 50, feeling insecure, frustrated and discouraged because you just aren’t meeting the right men? You’re not alone! Finding love and dating after 50 requires getting in the right mindset. What you might be surprised to discover is that your dating success – or lack thereof – has […]

Dealing with a Sexless Marriage: How to Talk About and Revive Your Sex Life after Menopause

For many women and their partners, talking about menopause and dealing with a sexless marriage becomes the elephant in the room to avoid and ignore. It is difficult and embarrassing for a woman to convey that she is avoiding sex because it may be hurting her. It is difficult to talk about vaginal dryness and […]