Do Mommy And Daddy Seem A Little Weird?

Ever since the phrase “empty nest” was first coined in the 1970s to describe the long-married couple facing an empty household after their children have flown the coop, the term has become a full-blown syndrome. Until recently, empty nesters were assumed to be depressed, lost souls wandering in the wilderness searching for a new purpose in life. Now, however, the … Read More

Ready To Jump Into The Dating Pool? Yes? No? Maybe? Never?

Dating. Does that word itself, let alone the thought of actually doing it, make you cringe? You are in good company. Naturally, there are exceptions to every rule but many older people wince and recoil when the topic of dating comes up. Divorces occur, people are widowed, and there you are: Old enough to vividly recall the assassination of JFK … Read More