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Marriage After 50

This Couple Tied The Knot After 68 Years Apart

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.23.2015 | Weddings

Frank Gray and Ada Hatch's love story began in 1946, when the two first locked eyes at church camp. The pair hit it off right away, Hatch told Huf...

Long-Term Couples Reveal How They've Made Marriage Work

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.12.2015 | Fifty

With the prevalence of divorce, long-lasting matrimony can seem like a small miracle. Fran and Bill Condaxis are a testament to those who believe i...

3 Ways I Plan To Be A Better Lover In 2015

Tim Peek | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Tim Peek

I'm committing to three things in 2015 to become a better lover, partner and husband to my wife: active appreciation, taking responsibility, and telling the truth. I didn't always do these things, but I've discovered a direct correlation to better sex, fun and closeness in our relationship.

What So Many Middle-Aged Married Women Are Starved For (Not Sex!)

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 01.12.2015 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

I recently heard of a few couples in my age group throwing in the towel on their marriage. None of these couples broke up due to abuse, infidelity, or anything that would automatically spell divorce, but rather it was a general malaise in the marriage.

4 Reasons To Get Married After 50 That Have Nothing To Do With Love

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jackie Dishner | Posted 05.31.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM The trend in marriage after 50 is to avoid it. One in three Baby Boomers is unmarried, and of that number 58% are div...

Caught Between 'Longing' And 'Settling" In Your Midlife Marriage?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 03.08.2014 | Fifty
Douglas LaBier

Linda was worried. She and her husband had been experiencing more conflict, lately, especially since their two children had finished college and were off on their own. She said it felt like they were on different wavelengths about nearly everything - sex, money, lifestyle.

9 Reasons My Marriage Shouldn't Have Lasted -- And The Reason It Has

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 03.05.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Last month, my husband and I celebrated the 26th anniversary of the day we met. By celebrate I mean we completely forgot about it. Since we've known each other 26 years, I've known him for longer than I haven't. It didn't take long after we met for us to decide that our relationship was going to go beyond the first few dates.

8 Things I Tell My Dog But Not My Husband

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The standing joke in my family is that I love the dog most of all. I don't actually think that's true -- at least not all of the time -- but there is certainly something to be said for the dog always being happy to see me and giving me his unconditional love. And so, with much affection and in good humor please, I offer this list of 8 things I tell the dog that I don't say to my husband.

The Amazing Adventure I Took With My Husband

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

As a spouse, it's important to remain open-minded when it comes to the ideas and suggestions posed by your partner. And so when my husband suggested we take a sailing course called 'Cruising,' I forced my face to assume a pleasant facade until he finished the pitch.

How Retirement Can Hurt Your Marriage (And What To Do About It)

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 08.09.2013 | Fifty

Divorce after 50 -- also flatteringly known as gray divorce -- is on the rise, and retirement may have something to do with it. Some couples are no...

The #1 Thing Women Want To Change About Men

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 09.16.2013 | Fifty
Carolyn Bucior

Apparently U.S. women do not enjoy listening to their partners swear at people who can't parallel park, rant about energy bills, or grouse about the neighbor who mows his lawn at 9 a.m. on a Saturday.

The Purchase That Saved My Marriage

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 07.10.2013 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

Although we are not retiring, I now understand what women mean when they say, "I can't get used to him being home all day."

And The Cutest Couple Award Goes To...

Posted 01.28.2013 | Weddings

A 97-year-old bride and her 86-year-old groom are proving that when it comes to love, age ain't nothin' but a number. The New York Times reported S...

88-Year Old Proves You're Never Too Old To Marry

Posted 01.15.2013 | Weddings

Betty Jane Allshouse knows exactly what people mean when they say, "It's never too late." In November 2012, the 88-year-old retirement home reside...

'Hope Springs' Actress Jean Smart On Meryl Streep And 25 Years Of Marriage

Posted 08.13.2012 | Fifty

Love and marriage are on the brain thanks to Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones' latest film "Hope Springs." Streep and Jones play a long-married couple...

Woman To Tie The Knot For The First Time At Age 70

Posted 05.25.2012 | Good News

Proving that good things really do come to those who wait, a 70-year-old woman is going to be tying the knot for the very first time this month, ABC N...