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Explore Your Past through Memoir

When you were younger, was there a time that sang of optimism, one you reflect on today to sustain you when you’re feeling down?  No matter how difficult your road is now, at that juncture you lived with passion and regretted making time to sleep. Or was there a trying interval you survived, one that […]

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Sexual Touch: The Two-Way Street of Making Love

When we touch a lover with a lingering hand, emotions flow through our fingers like warm silken sand. The sense of touch is the two-way street of making love. We feel the one we touch as they lounge in the pleasure of that touch. Fingertips, like lips, have complex nerve endings that when developed allow […]

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5 Keys To Forgiveness

The keys to forgiveness is a powerful process that will give you greater understanding of yourself. It will also free more of your energy and access to your power. But forgiveness of deep wounds shouldn’t be done lightly; otherwise, you’re just covering up the hurt. Wounds caused by what loved ones, friends, colleagues and employers […]

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The Sense of Touch Defines with Time

The sense of touch. Fingertips, elbows and lips; eyelids, ankles and hips: They all grow more sensitive when touched gently with time. His lips whisper a touch on that marvelous line that begins at the ear and quivers and shivers on down to my spine. The magic disappears when I touch myself there; I cannot […]

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Retirement-Age Baby Boomers Experience High Divorce Rate

As baby boomers reach retirement-age, there is an accompanying high divorce rate. In fact, this phenomenon has been named ‘gray divorce,’ characterized by couples divorcing over the age of 50. The increased divorce rate in seniors is based on a number of factors. Baby boomers have always had a higher divorce rate that previous generations. […]

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Mounting the Denouement

Conquering the end is the reason for the beginning. We were sitting along the seawall with the bright winter sun on our faces. Cheeks are flushed in radiance, and the brilliance of sunlight refracted through tiny cresting waves is blinding. With eyes shut tight the sun creates an intensity that forces the mind away from […]

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Single Mom Dating After 50

My mom is 85 and lives in a retirement community. Last year, her next-door neighbor died and within 3 days, the widower (age 92) proposed to my mother. This may not be what you think about as a single mom dating. While mom rebuffed the advances, her children were quite concerned. Whether you’re the single […]

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How to Build Friendships in Retirement

It’s assumed by the time you get to retirement age, you’re surrounded by lifelong friends. While that may be true for some, it’s not for everyone. Whether you have a plethora or a few close ones, building friendships is an important activity in retirement. Knowing how to build friendships requires effort, but the reward is […]

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What Not to Feed Your Dog

It’s so tempting to want to share our delicacies with our canine friends. Unfortunately, some of the treats we love the most can be dangerous foods for dogs. Are you concerned about what not to feed your dog? Here are a few foods you should avoid feeding your dog. Fatty foods. We know that fatty […]

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Six Warnings of Troubled Marriage In Retirement

Retirement is supposed to be a time of marital bliss for a couple. But,the first few years in retirement can put a strain on a troubled marriage. Most couples will agree that retirement is a significant transition. Here are the warning signs that your marriage is in jeopardy. Loss of communication is the biggest challenge […]

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