Posts Tagged ‘ senior marriage ’

KEEPING ROMANCE IN YOUR LIFE

Feb 4th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Romance for Seniors Routine for seniors can be a major downer.  When romantic experiences, notions, actions, stimulations and lack of variations enter your life, it is important to identify the causes and correct them ASAP. Romance is one of the elements of a relationship that needs daily provocation.// Staying alert to those occasions in your married life [...]



THE MYSTIQUE OF AN ENDURING RELATIONSHIP

Jul 19th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

She is 69 today. We have been together for 37 years. It has been a time of growth, wonder, love, fulfillment and all the magnificence of a remarkable relationship. It blossoms and grows daily. It is ours and the worth of it increases with every life’s moment.

When I look at her I know that all of this is shared. It is and has always been a two-way street. Were there rough spots and hills to climb and detours to avoid along the way? Of course! But all of those have been slight compared to the wonder of shared readiness to take them on.

Now, we are in our sterling years. We are at that time when life takes on mesmerizing shapes and unexpected surprises and occasional



SENIORS: REMARRIAGE OR NOT

Oct 21st, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Frequent searches suggest this topic has current and relevant interest to some of our senior visitors. Rightly so. It is a consideration not to be taken lightly,”not to be entered into unadvisedly,”as the vows suggest, but “to have and to hold from this day forward.” Traditional marriage vows, while not always used in weddings these days, make a very pointed reference to the gravity of the choice and rite in which a couple is engaging.

Whatever the words are that unite a partnership, they are intended to create a covenant, which will be long lasting, aware of all possible consequences, and committed to that partnership, no matter what.

Before the occasion occurs on which such a pact is made, it is of essential wisdom to have weighed the