So, you take two imperfect people and put them together; what could possibly go wrong? As it turns out, lots! The two people are both, by nature, self-centered. Each wants their needs met by the other, and when they aren’t . . . there’s trouble. But there are ways to build a happy, fulfilling marriage. It’s not rocket science, but it is challenging. Here are some powerful insights. What Gil and Brenda share are critical components that are not obvious, but they’re also not optional.
Grandparents often feel alienated and distant from their grand kids due to the younger generation’s obsession with social media and technology. Amazingly, most youth deeply long for authentic connection and meaningful relationships. Even though grandparents may feel reluctant to step into that space, it’s helpful to know that, when done right, it’s what kids really want. Here’s how.
The place you live, and how you feel about it, are big contributors to your sense of wellbeing. Do you like the way it looks? Does it need upgrades, remodeling, or modifications to meet your current lifestyle? What can you do to improve or maintain the safety, livability, and value of your home? Lots of help in this show, including some “must-do’s” if you’re thinking of selling. Plus, a very special offer to Second Half Now listeners.
Increasing prices for home ownership and rental housing, is making it more and more difficult for Boomers and Seniors to find a place to live that meets their preferences and also fits into their budget. But there are options and alternatives. This show digs into the issue by discussing the causes, and an organization that is doing something about it.
After a number of years of marriage, things can get a little dull. In fact, that happens in most marriages. But it doesn’t have to be that way. If you’re open to sparking things up again, dramatically improving your communication and fulfillment, you’ll want to hear this show. And for those who want a practical and powerful way to help other marriages, this just may be the ticket.