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  1. Creating Positive Relationships

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    By Anne Jones, author of ‘How to Heal’ Do some friends and work colleagues drain and exhaust you? Do you and your partner bicker and argue too much? Do you struggle with family members who make you feel angry or who try to control you? Do you want to attract new love into your life?   Our happiness levels are affected by whether our relationships are positive and uplifting or toxic and depressing. At least fifty percent of my work as a spiritual healer is to help people improve the vibrations of their closest connections: partner, family, in-laws, friends, and work colleagues. I help clients to release the yearning for lost love, to heal current associations and to be open to finding a new partner.   The people who are closest to you, who...
  2. Tips for dating in your 50s and beyond

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    Article by Jacqui Baker Dating in your 50s, 60s and 70s (possibly 80s) is unique to each individual when they find themselves single again later in life. I always break down the decades into 50s, 60s, & 70s because you cannot categorise it as ‘over 50s’ becoming single in your 50s compared to becoming single in your 60s or 70s cannot be described as the same. Some people make the common mistake of jumping straight into dating or finding someone to date and often find themselves feeling sad and bewildered. Finding yourself single For instance, finding yourself single after your partner has died and after a separation/divorce of a long-term relationship have similarities.  It is commonly known that divorce is the second highest stressor after the death of a loved one.  There is...
  3. Dating over 50: A Nervous Single’s Guide to Dating After a Long Break

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      If you haven’t dated in a long time, getting back into circulation can seem overwhelming. Maybe you’ve been in a long-term relationship that recently ended, or you’ve been single and busy with other priorities. Either way, you’re bound to wonder if things have changed while you’ve been away, especially if you haven’t dated in decades and whether you’ll be able to adapt. Like most obstacles to romance, feeling a bit rusty can be overcome if you’re willing to make an effort. Try these tips for reviving your love life. Things to Do Before You Start Dating: Consider your priorities. As long as your expectations are constructive and realistic, it’s beneficial to have a checklist for the qualities you’re looking for in someone to date. Focus on the traits that matter, like kindness...
  4. 11 Secrets from Seniors on Finding Lasting Love over 50

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      Who better to ask for advice on relationships over 50 than those with long and happy relationships behind them. Seniors can offer a unique perspective on marriage and lasting love. Look to those who have celebrated their golden and diamond anniversaries.  Their decades of experience can help you find love that lasts whether you are looking for a new relationship or want to ensure that your existing relationship stays the course. These are their relationship secrets:     Listen to your family. Couples can benefit from listening to advice from family members. Family members can offer a different viewpoint on the relationship. Their approval may not be necessary for you to find happiness, but seniors state that listening to family matters.   Listen to your friends. Your friends can...
  5. Online Dating over 50: How I Rescued My Sister from a Romance Scam Criminal

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    Article By Shelley Frost I didn’t want to believe it. I pretended like everything was fine. But when my sister’s online boyfriend told her to call him King and he will call her Queen, I finally accepted that she was caught in a romance scam.   Why did this little detail pull the trigger for me to begin an investigation? I was guessing that some of these scammers juggle multiple victims. The chances that he will mistakenly say the name of one of his ladies while talking to another is too risky. Having his women respond to the name Queen ensures that he won’t screw up anytime soon, and the money keeps flowing.   But at the time when I deduced her guy was a bad guy, I knew very little about...
  6. Relationships over 50: 7 surprising relationship lessons you can learn from movies 

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    Article by Dawud Gurevitch Whether you’re a filmophile, a filmophobe or somewhere in-between, movies can do much more than simply entertain us. Yes, the film industry exists primarily for this reason in exchange for our Netflix membership or our cinema ticket fee (before the pandemic) but did you realise that some movies can teach us surprising lessons about life and relationships? In this article I touch upon seven popular films that each reveal a different take on love and life in all its glory, which doesn’t mean that everything you will see and hear in them will be “sunshine and rainbows” as my wife likes to call it, but will mean that overall you get a realistic view of some of the very things we live for: love, laughter,...
  7. Six Tips to Strengthen Your Relationships over 50

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      Relationships are valuable, but they aren’t always easy. It’s important to learn how to build strong and healthy relationships. There are a lot of different ways to strengthen a relationship. Whether the relationship you’re working on is romantic or platonic, you can do a lot of good by focusing on some common principles. Even if your relationship seems strong and healthy, you can still bolster it and move it forward. Strengthen Your Relationships Mentally   The way you interact with people really matters. If you want to strengthen your relationships on a mental level, consider how you’re treating the other person in the relationship. To make your relationship stronger, consider:   Honesty is still the best policy, but remember that words can hurt. Be gentle. Really listen when someone is talking. Be fully engaged in...
  8. Dating over 50: How to Date during Lockdown

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    Interview by Ceri Wheeldon   We are living in highly unusual times. How do you go about dating in the context of Lockdown/quarantine? Do you put looking for a partner on hold ? I asked Maria Sullivan, dating expert and VP of Dating.com for her tips as to how to approach dating over 50 in lockdown. How has lockdown/quarantine changed people’s approach to dating? During lockdown, more people are turning to online dating to make connections. In our recent survey, we found that there has been an 82% uptick in global online dating since early March due to quarantining. Why should people consider ‘meeting’ someone new at the current time? Your dating life and the search for your soulmate is important. If you are at home along quarantining, it can get...
  9. What About Me? Maintaining a relationship with your ex-boyfriend’s kids post-breakup

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    Article By Dani Alpert How did I feel when my boyfriend Julian and I broke up after nearly eight years and the fate of my relationships with his kids, Nicole and Tyler, unknown? It felt like I’d been fired, asked to pack up my belongings and leave the house key under the mat. For years, my identity had everything to do with Julian and the kids. I contorted, knotted, and sacrificed, investing my time and emotional energy into our relationships. And over time, I fell in love with them, only to see it all implode. I remember my first thought was, “What happens now? What happens to me and Nicole and Tyler? Could I still call myself the Girlfriend Mom? Was I the Ex-Girlfriend Mom?” The kids and I...
  10. Expectancy: the secret to finding love at any age

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    Article by Penelope Winters Many women spend time obsessing over which attitude will best serve them in their quest for love in later life; whether they have loved and lost before or are yet to experience the delight that is first love. One question many friends have asked me over the years is if it, and by “it” I mean the relationship they have been waiting for, will happen when they least expect it or if they should approach the task of finding a partner in a mentally pro-active way: meditating, visualising, affirming all with a view to magnetising a wonderful man into their lives. Both recommendations have their merits, some think that a boiling pot never boils and that by concentrating too much energy on...
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