Finding Love in Your Sixties

I spoke today with a friend, age 66, who just got engaged to a man who is the love of her life. We talked about the book I’m writing – Finding Lasting Love in Your Sixties. She said she never thought she would find a man online who would be her match....

Conscious Uncoupling When Young Children are Involved

My client, Angela (not her real name), contacted me when she was faced with a terrible dilemma: She and her husband were considering divorce. They had a two-year-old daughter whom they both adored and were afraid of hurting in any way. This couple had entered marriage...

Making meaning out of 2017

Making meaning out of 2017 It has been a year of great changes -some positive, some extremely difficult. As we move into these final days of the year, in the relative quiet after the holiday rush, taking a few moments to slow down and reflect can bring meaning to our...
What is love? Lessons from later life.

What is love? Lessons from later life.

What is love? The anthropologist Katherine Bateson, in her book Composing a Further Life, The age of Active Wisdom, documents the impact of our increased life spans. Rather than more years of infirmity at the end of life, we now have the possibility of an...