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The mid-life crisis may be a tough patch as physical signs of ageing become more apparent and the kids withdraw into their respective worlds. Here’s how you and your better half can help each other navigate this season of life and renew your love at the same time.
What can you do to transition away from your primary parenting role now that your children have married?
When adult children have moved out, how will empty nesters refill the void and continue leading a fulfilling life?
Retirement can be a stressful time for many marriages, but it can also be a wonderful renewal of your marriage if you create a shared vision and plan for it in advance.
As your kids grow up and become independent, you and your spouse should begin to switch gears from just being parents, to being a couple again.
Dealing with empty nest syndrome can be less difficult if you prepare yourself for it and begin to plan for your future without children early.
Retirement could lead to a new beginning in your marriage. Now that you have the time, make a commitment to rekindle the love you first felt for each other.
Retirement can be a positive time in your life when you can look forward to growing and rediscovering yourself through new activities and interests.