A Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary Thought for the Fortnight BY ANN RICHARDSON It is what young people these days would call ‘surreal’ – you and I know this is a complete

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Why prenups are essential BY JIM BROWN Marriage: to have and to hold…unless life throws a curveball and then you better be prepared! After all, what could be more romantic

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BY SHELA DEAN It’s true with lots of things – Marriage: Use it or Lose it My married friends keep a joint journal. They each write about everyday things and

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Marriage is a leap of faith isn’t it?  We can never “know” for sure if the one we choose to marry will be our partner for life or not. Will

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“If you’re feeling lonely, your spouse probably is too. So don’t be afraid to take the initiative, start the conversation, and be proactive.” BY SHELA DEAN In a recent study,

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 BY SHELA DEAN Whether married or single, celebrating leads to greater happiness. And congratulating GRAND Magazine on its 10th Anniversary creates the perfect occasion to think about how we can

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By Shela Deen  |  To help avoid misunderstandings, hurt feelings, and conflict, tune in and respond to your spouse’s emotions rather than his or her words  |   Relationships would

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Putting your relationship at the top on your holiday to-do list By Shela Dean The holidays. There’s so much to do! Meal planning, shopping, decorating, shopping, making up the guest

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A Relationship Survival Guide for the Sandwich Generation How to stay connected when you or your spouse are looking after elderly parents    By Shela Dean   Caregiving elderly parents

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Becoming a grandparent can rekindle, or kill, the romance By Shela Dean   When I learned I was becoming a grandmother, I thought, OMG! Am I officially old? Must I wear

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by Sue Gillespie (Grandma Sue) “With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either

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By: Charlie Palmer    After 20 years of marriage, a couple was lying in bed one evening, when the missus felt her husband begin to fondle her in ways he

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 By:  Howard S. Krooks, JD, CELA, CAP Q: I am 78 and my girlfriend of 10 years is 72. We enjoy a wonderful relationship and are contemplating getting married, but are

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