521: MARRIAGE THROUGH THE YEARS: PART 8 — GOLDEN YEARS

“Getting older is an adventure not a problem.” Betty Friedan

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Many look at getting older as a problem. They do everything to avoid getting older. The truth is that getting older is an adventure, not a problem.

Most see the golden years as a season full of endings, but in reality, every end also starts a new beginning.

519: MARRIAGE THROUGH THE YEARS: PART 7 — SANDWICH GENERATION

“Parenting is the easiest thing in the world to have an opinion about and the hardest thing in the world to do.” Matt Walsh

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Today, many couples are marrying later, starting families later. People are also living longer, so there is a real scenario happening for people in their 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s. 

Simultaneously caring for their children AND dealing with aging parents at the same time. This is the sandwich generation, sandwiched between parents and kids.

515: MARRIAGE THROUGH THE YEARS: PART 5 — MOVING DAY

“All great changes are preceded by chaos.” —Deepak Chopra

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When married, we all have “moving days” from moving into your first home, moving on to a new job or moving into a new season in your life with kids. Every couple has to face at least one type of moving day in their lives.

For some of us, they happen over time, while others occur in clusters. Moving happens and each comes with its own level of stress.

514: IDENTITY CRISIS

“Identity cannot be found or fabricated but emerges from within when one has the courage to let go.” Doug Cooper

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From time to time, you may experience periods of uncertainty and confusion that fuel your insecurities. As a result you question what exactly you’re doing and where you are in life.

If you’re feeling like this and wondering what exactly is going on, you may be experiencing an identity crisis.