Category: Love and Dating
While the overall divorce rate on a steady the decline with the Generation-X er's, the divorce rate amongst young seniors and the newly retired is steadily climbing! There has been a lot of speculation and discussion as to the reasons why the "I do" ends with "I don't".
In our last advice on relationships blog, we navigated the waters of Stage Two of Dating: Uncertainty. Once you have decided to focus on a primary romantic relationship, you are entering the 3rd stage of dating: Exclusivity. Previously you were flushed with the anticipation of getting your needs met while testing to see if you really wanted to get involved. Now you are choosing to open up, give freely and experience getting what you need in return.
I used to think that being married was one of the hardest things I’d ever done—harder than gutting my house till it looked like 1983 Beirut, harder than several hideously painful days of labour after which I couldn’t sit for three months, and definitely harder than trying to figure out grade five math.
On the afternoon of September 6th, close to 20 older adults and seniors gathered at the Duke of York in Toronto Ontario for the kick off of SilverSparks Speed Dating for 60-75
This event is perfect if you want to meet new people, a companion, or maybe even make a romantic, in a safe, relaxed setting.
n this blog, my advice on relationships is about to make me extremely unpopular by making the case for postponing physical intimacy. When desire is the expression of love is the best time to experience increasing degrees of intimacy. And love needs time and care in order to grow. Who here has had the experience of having an explosive first few weeks of a romance only to watch it flame out? Can we talk?
Looking for love at any time of the year can be a challenge for single seniors, but Valentine's Day is the perfect time to celebrate the search for seniors who are dating and for everyone to celebrate being in love. Read more...
Dating is big business for the 65+ age group. If you're single and looking to find a mate, you should try online dating. Here are six tips for success.
VIDEO: Wondering what life in a retirement community is really like? Residents tell you all about it in Seniors on Screen!
Many mid-life adults don't want to get married. They're divorced, widowed or they have always been single. Here's the case for "getting hitched".
Want a new way to meet someone? Try speed dating. It's a great way to meet people and it has many benefits over online dating.
To attract, build and maintain a loving, lasting relationship, your soul comes into it. That is something we don't think about enough: spiritual intimacy.
Dating when you're older can be stressful but a positive attitude, reasonable expectations and these five tips can make it fun!
Heard of The Golden Sisters? They're The Golden Girls of the Internet. These grandmas have pretty funny opinions. Check out their dating advice!
Have you seen The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel? It's a low-budget movie with 'senior star' appeal and plenty of optimism and passion!
VIDEO: Relationships are an important part of our natural balance and well being, especially so in later life. It's never too late to meet someone.
Author and Speaker Jane Blaufus shares her deeply personal insights and tips for learning to love again after the loss of a significant other or spouse. Read more...