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If you married with an age gap, has it affected your relationship now?

When you are younger, marrying someone that was a bit older than you wasn’t such a big deal.  Even after...
Relationships
8 Mar

Does what people think about you really matter?

“What would the neighbours think?” is phrase more than a few have heard in our lifetimes.  To some public perception...
Relationships
1 Mar

Social media parenting 'tips' are painfully funny and true

Parenting.  It’s a tough job. Grandparenting can be just as tough, but how great would it have been to have...
Relationships
25 Feb

Things change with age; research uncovering the secrets of dating

RSVP no longer means saying whether or not you attend an event. In fact, when it comes to dating you...
Relationships
24 Feb

Just because love is in the air doesn't mean the bills have to skyrocket

Valentines Day is one of those commercialised holidays that we still love to celebrate. It can be difficult to find...
Relationships
11 Feb

Are 'wife lessons' a good idea? At least one man thinks so

This couple take the biscuit – and the fight’s all about who’s not baking them.  Tuesday’s episode saw a man...
Relationships
2 Feb

Let's talk: You don't have a 'moral right' to share pix of your grandkids

As your grandkids dressed up in their fresh, new uniforms last Monday and headed off to school, you, or maybe...
Relationships
30 Jan

Break out of the norm and make new friends

Jan has struggled since turning 60. She decided to make a tree change and move inland but has since lost...
Relationships
26 Jan

Where has all the good conversation gone?

Having coffee in a cafe recently I happened to overhear a conversation between a group of women at the table...
Relationships
19 Jan

Is it time you stopped sleeping with your partner?

It’s not a sign there are problems with your relationship. It’s not a sign your sex life is over either....
Relationships
19 Jan

Knowing you are with the right partner

We all know that couple that feels like they shouldn’t be together, but yet they are perfect for each other. ...
Relationships
12 Jan

It's time for over-60s to set an example

Calling people idiots, gossiping and ganging up as a group on a person with a different opinion to yours. No,...
Relationships
11 Jan

Parents send unusual letter to son saying they can no longer help him financially

When Elizabeth’s son asked to borrow some money to settle his credit card debts, she found herself cornered. While she...
Relationships
9 Jan

How to deal with being a long distance grandparent

Being a long way from your grandchildren is never going to be easy, and it can be very expensive to...
Relationships
8 Jan

An ageing mother's touching letter to her daughter

This letter from an ageing mother went viral on social media in 2016.  It is very touching and we thought...
Relationships
4 Jan

The best of 2016: My daughter-in-law doesn't want to carry on the family name

When our grandchild is born to our son and his partner, we naturally assume the baby will take the husband’s...
Relationships
4 Jan