Do Women Expect Men to be Mind Readers? How to Effectively Communicate with a Man!

“My partner expects me to read her mind” is one of the most common complaints men voice when it comes to communication issues in a marriage or relationship. Do women expect men to be mind readers? Today we discuss why women tend to want their partner to know what they want without having to say […]

Is He Not Listening, Or Are You Not Speaking Up? What Women Need to Know!

Do you feel like your partner never listens to you? Not being heard is one of the top complaints women voice when it comes to communication issues in a relationship. But is this accusation always accurate? Are men not listening, or are women not speaking up? Relationship Coach Darrell Gurney explains why it is important […]

Divorce after 50: Did You Get Blindsided? What Men Need to Know Before It’s Too Late!

Did you get blindsided by divorce after 50? You’re not alone. Feeling blindsided by a request for divorce is a common feeling expressed by men who “just didn’t see it coming.” But while a man may be shocked by the news, it doesn’t mean there weren’t plenty of warnings. Relationship Coach Darrell Gurney, author and […]

Do You Suck at Handling Conflicts in Your Relationship? It’s Not Your Fault, It’s Your Biology!

Are you easily triggered into conflicts in your relationship? Do you suck at handling conflict? You’re not alone. Once we are engaged in conflict with our partner, for many of us, all reason flies out the window and we don’t know why we’re acting the way we are. Marla Mattenson, Relationship and Intimacy Expert, brings […]

Relationships after 50: Single after 50 and Never Been Married? What’s Wrong with You???

If you are single after 50, and never been married, you are bound to have been on the receiving end of the “what’s wrong?” question! How does that make you feel, especially at midlife? How did you handle it? Today, we take on the societal norm of “married with children” – a topic suggested by […]

Relationships After 50: What YOU Can Do to Save a Struggling Relationship Before Calling It Quits!

Are you struggling in your relationship after 50 and ready to call it quits? You’re not alone. The divorce rate for couples in long-term marriages after 50 is at an all time high. But before calling it quits, Relationship and Intimacy Expert Marla Mattenson explains how taking personal responsibility and changing the behavior patterns that […]

Why Do More Women Initiate Divorce after 50 Than Men? The Truth About Gray Divorce!

Why do so many more women than men initiate divorce after 50? A prevailing question about gray divorce from our male viewers who frequently state that “they were blindsided” when their wife “suddenly announced” that she wanted a divorce. Retired Family Court Judge and practicing Divorce Attorney, DeAnn Salcido, shares her professional and personal views […]

Love and Money: How Does Money Dictate Love in Your Relationship after 50?

Are your feelings about money impacting your romantic relationships? The topic of love and money has always been a hot button in relationships, and how we’ve grown to feel about money impacts our romantic relationships in ways that can help or hinder our capacity to ‘just be happy’. No longer is our whole life – […]

Life & Relationships after 50: Have You Grown Apart in Your Marriage or Relationship?

Life after 50 brings on a series of changes that can take a toll on your relationship. Retirement is on the horizon, the kids move out, menopause moves in, and suddenly you find yourself living with someone you don’t really know any more. Have you grown apart in your marriage? You’re not alone. In fact, […]

Marriage & Infidelity after 50: Rebuilding Trust in a Relationship after an Affair. Is It Possible?

Is it possible to rebuild trust in a relationship after an affair? With the growing trend of infidelity in long-term marriages, couples over 50 are more often faced with the choice of whether or not to trust their partner again. For some, having an affair means the end of the marriage. Others still have feelings, […]

Infidelity after 50: Survey Says More People Over 50 are Having Extramarital Affairs. Are You?

Has the thought of having an affair ever crossed your mind? You’re not alone! According to the General Social Survey (GSS), a growing trend toward infidelity and extramarital affairs is being driven by people in their 50s and 60s. Additional analysis of the GSS data reveals that most of these people have been married between […]

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 […]