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 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 […]