The bed was cold that night, the distance between them more emotional than physical. Both were feigning sleep, trying not to let on that their minds were both working on the same issue: their marriage. What had happened? So many promises. So many dreams. Over the years, the promises were lost to missed opportunities. Dreams had become daily drudgery.
My boys have thrived in marriages with firm boundaries — and respect — between husband and wife. I thank the women they married for that.
Those simplified lists of things young girls in their teens and twenties “need to know” are pretty popular lately, but it’s a bit more difficult to find any such road map if you’re a woman in your fifties! This one isn’t completely comprehensive, but it’s certainly a great place to start!
Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've heard all about the dating techniques that have been studied and developed for both men and women. The creators of these techniques swear that they work like nothing you've ever experienced. They say that if you really want to get the person of your dreams, all you have to do is follow these techniques and you'll have them before you know it. While that may be true up to a point, there's a bit of a problem with that situation.
Dear Dr. Christina, I separated from my husband 3 years ago. I am finding that the more my kids are around him, and especially when they come home from being with him, they are not the same as when I dropped them off, especially my oldest. They are very reserved and quiet, and seem like they have been kicked to the ground. I have sat down with my oldest son, who is 16, and asked him what is wrong. At first he kept telling me nothing; but one day I went into his room after they had been dropped off, and he was just sitting there balling and sobbing.
Did you marry your soulmate? Well, its never too late. Most people find true love after they divorce their first partner and if you're really lucky you just might be swooped from your first date!
A survey of 2930 men and women 45 and older commissioned by the AARP, The American Association of Retired Persons, shows that sexuality remains an essential element in older couples’ lives. Approximately 49% of those with a regular partner engage in sex once a week or more. Most of these adults say “a satisfying sexual relationship is important to their quality of life.” Oops! I thought sex was just for young couples….
Are you liking your ex's photos? Is he chatting up a high-school sweetheart? Sounds like you need our expert primer on social-media ground rules.
The new Mrs. Clooney is bringing marriage back in style for successful, powerful women ... but not everyone is happy about it.