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Women's health

Things shift. Relationships certainly evolve with time, particularly as we age. As parents age, spouses get older, and adult children spread their wings, women 50 and beyond have to deal with a variety of new interpersonal dynamics.
 

Psychologists say that the key factors that determines whether a relationship becomes stronger or more fraught with time include need, ability, desire, availability, willingness, and commitment. Nearly every relationship in life is built with these foundational blocks.

We will be able to more clearly analyze why some of our relationships are more fulfilling and enjoyable than others once we understand the significance of these factors in all of our relationships. Additionally, we'll understand more clearly why our relationships fail. Simply by reviewing the six essential factors, we will be able to identify what is missing and out of balance in our relationships.

It is quite easy to get into the blame game when we are disappointed in a relationship, especially a romantic one. This is because we tend to focus on what the other person said or did wrong.  As devastating as the breakup itself might be, judging, criticizing, and placing blame on someone else for what went wrong in the relationship can be as bad. Instead of trying to convince ourselves that we would be much happier without that person in our life, focusing on our mistakes and areas for improvement might help us move forward. Even if the other person is to blame for the painful breakup of our relationship. 

Relationships are an adventuresome assignments for ultimate personal development and soul growth.  Building and maintaining healthy relationships, will help us live a more full, satisfying, and meaningful life.

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What Women are Saying 

Corinne

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As I’ve aged, I’ve developed the courage to live my own truth. I’m happily single and don’t feel incomplete without a partner. I enjoy my own company.

Makeda

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I waited so long for someone worth holding. Now I’ve found him, right where he’d been for a couple of decades: a good friend, a good listener, a good man. My only regret is that it didn’t happen sooner. But we were different people then. 
 

Alma

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 In mid-life, I experienced life-altering events that changed my life significantly. This affected my relationships and required new adjustments from my friends. Those that didn't know what to do stayed away, but most of my friends showed up for me and it solidified our relationship. 

 

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