Divorce in Midlife: Crisis and Opportunity

In midlife, you have spent more years establishing a particular lifestyle and, therefore, you have more to lose than a younger person does, when your marriage ends. How can you come out of divorce feeling positive, strong, and even free? … More Divorce in Midlife: Crisis and Opportunity

Ten Habits of Happy Couples

This post is borrowed from the Psychology Today blog, and was written by Mark Goulston, M.D. What does it take to be happy in a relationship? If you’re working to improve your marriage, here are the 10 habits of happy couples.  1. Go to bed at the same time Remember the beginning of your relationship, when … More Ten Habits of Happy Couples

For a happy marriage, say 5 positive things for every negative one, and find new ways to experience desire

The New York Times posted a blog recently that examined the ingredients for a happy marriage. As anyone married longer than 6 months can tell you, sustaining a happy marriage is not as simple as it may seem. Ask yourself, “What can I do in 5 minutes today to make my partner’s life better?” For … More For a happy marriage, say 5 positive things for every negative one, and find new ways to experience desire