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Alzheimer's Caregivers: What to Do When Your Spouse Finds a New Love

Marie Marley | Posted 04.14.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

The fact is that sometimes people with Alzheimer's find a new love interest. If this happens to you it will probably be one of the most painful situations you will ever face. It's right up there with your loved one not recognizing you anymore and with engaging hospice care near the end of their life.

Talk to Your Co-Parent Before Bringing Home a Beau

Tara Fass | Posted 03.07.2015 | Divorce
Tara Fass

It's a healthy impulse to want to connect with someone special again. But whether or not it's a good idea to introduce all new dates to your kids -- well, that's an entirely different discussion.

The Wave: The Single Greatest Threat to New Relationships

Ken Page | Posted 02.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ken Page

The most common way we sabotage new love possibilities is through what I call the Wave of Distancing (or simply, the Wave). The Wave occurs when we ...

Why I Never Want To Fall In Love Again

Katie Tandy | Posted 01.11.2015 | Women
Katie Tandy

I had just gotten my head above water. Why, oh why, did he have to appear? Why, oh why, was I forged as an all-or-nothing human? Couldn't I just have dinner and some casual sex like normal people? Did I have to want to rip everyone's face off and subsume myself?

The Importance of Voice in a New Love Interest

John McElhenney | Posted 12.10.2014 | Style
John McElhenney

I'm officially adding the phone call as a precursor to every in-person date. I'd rather not go on anymore text-only dates. I want to hear them and imagine them saying wonderful things.

Proof That New Love Can Actually Be Blind

GalTime | Posted 09.27.2014 | Women
GalTime

Being in love can change our perceptions about everything in our lives, and sometimes those warm and fuzzy emotions can actually warp our realities -- especially when it comes to new love.

What Marriage Looks Like in the Second Act

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 03.01.2014 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

The second act is watching the joy my wife gets being around her two girls... or the pride I get when they grab my hand to hold it just one more time. The second act is teaching them to ride bikes, watching them play with their toys, seeing them grow out of each little outfit.

'Maybe This Time...'

Robert Levithan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Robert Levithan

Recently I met a fellow. He's about to turn 30 and is just so curious and engaging and sweet and sexy. Logic says, "Run the other way!" but my heart says, "Take a chance! You'll give and get and see." My heart usually wins, but this time, I'm going to step back.

It's OK: 36 Things Widowers Can Do Without Guilt

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 05.04.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

Sometimes all we need is for just one person who has walked the same path to quietly and gently say, "It really is OK..."

I Never Got Why My Friends Ditched Me For Love... Until I Did It, Too

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 10.30.2012 | Women
Erin Joy Henry

Your friend's 993rd Match.com date finally clicks and you're left stripped of your best wing woman. All of a sudden, text messages from your friend take a day to get a response. What gives?

What Losing My Luggage In Italy Taught Me About My Husband

Cathy Alter | Posted 07.20.2012 | Weddings
Cathy Alter

All this overzealous preparedness was probably a way of managing my anxiety, a belief that as long as I packed those fourteen tubes of lipstick, I'd avoid another kind of travel emergency.

Report: Justice O'Connor's Husband Finds New Love In Nursing Home

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sandra Day O'Connor's husband struck up a romance with a fellow Alzheimer's patient after moving into an assisted living center, and under the circums...