Do You Avoid Being Vulnerable? Why Vulnerability is Key to a Meaningful Relationship!

Are you hesitant to ever be vulnerable in your relationships? You’re not alone! In life after 50, we’ve experienced our share of emotional struggles. And we’ve come to believe that closing down our vulnerability shields us from hurt. But is our quest to avoid pain also shielding us from making deeper connections, and keeping us […]

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 […]

Is Technology Hurting Your Relationship? How To Get Your Partner to Put the Phone Down!

Is technology hurting your relationship? Do you feel annoyed by your partner paying more attention to the phone than to you? Whether out with friends, home at dinner, or in bed at night, it can be tempting to pick up the phone and start scrolling. In fact, there is a common theme of people turning […]

Relationships after 50: How to Deal With Control Issues! Are You Too Controlling?

Are you dealing with control issues in your relationships after 50? Are you the one who is too controlling? The signs are not always obvious. If you or your partner tend to meddle, fix, advise, worry, obsess, or monitor the other’s behavior, your are dealing with control issues that are bound to sabotage your relationship. […]

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 […]

Is Menopause Ruining Your Relationship? What Couples Need to Know About Hormone Imbalances!

If menopause is ruining your relationship, you’re not alone! Hormone imbalances brought on by menopause (and andropause) can be the root cause of seemingly insurmountable relationship problems. Symptoms such as mood swings, depression, anxiety, anger and rage are normal and very common, not to mention low libido and other physical symptoms. It’s no wonder that […]

Desire and Intimacy after 50: Got an Elephant in the Bedroom? What Men and Women Need to Know!

How is your desire for intimacy, or the lack thereof, affecting your relationship after 50? Chances are that if intimacy has declined or come to a halt in your relationship you are not talking about it – especially if you are a man. As author and radio host Robert Manni explains, lack of intimacy in […]