Archive of ‘Relationships’ category

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What Are The Merits Of Chemistry?

Today’s question is from a reader who is here for some advice on love and chemistry. To the 40-somethings out there who have loved, lost, married, and divorced: What are the merits of chemistry in a relationship and is it something that can grow (and fade) with time?   Her SItuation:   A guy she knew […] Read more…

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The Three Essentials To Being A Good Friend

Listen. Listen. Listen. I’m a collector of friends. I still count many friends from grade school, high school and college as part of my everyday life. Then add friends from my 20s and 30s and now…new friends still in my 40s. Making new friends can take time, but like most good things in life, it’s […] Read more…

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Finding Your Fight Pattern

This is a follow up answer to the request for advice about the first year of marriage. Great perspective for anyone in a relationship — so smart and real. Thank you to my 40-something panel for sharing their wisdom. ~ Pay no attention to studies or authorities who tell you what “should” happen during year one […] Read more…

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How I Grew Up And Grew Together

One 40-something woman on finding footing in her marriage and taking her own steps forward from 20 to 40. ~ I don’t think you have to believe in the same things. What you believe in may change overtime. But you have to believe in each other and have some common ground as a foundation. Then you […] Read more…

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The One Person’s Opinion That Matters

When you reach a certain age, you have already put up with so much nonsense and heartache. You realize…WOW, I’ve learned a lot of lessons along the way trying to find that guy who was supposed to be the prince and might grew up and might fit into the vison I had for my life. […] Read more…

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