What He Wants To Change About Her After 46 Years Of Marriage

While the marriages of fellow baby boomers disintegrated all around them (about 50 percent of boomers have weathered at least one divorce), Sarah, 66, and Richard, 70, celebrated one anniversary after another. On Christmas Eve, they’ll be married 46 years! Even when each of them partially retired, and started to spend the majority of the week together, their love has stayed steadfast.

In light of their strong union, FabOverFifty thought it would be fun to have each of them independently answer the same 19 questions. It’s enlightening, not to mention, fun to read their responses side by side.

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1. When and where did you meet?

Richard: Labor Day weekend 1969

Sarah: August 1969 in New York City

2. How did you meet?

R: Dating service

S: Computer dating service

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When Erectile Dysfunction Enters Your Bedroom

Over 100 FabOverFifty women told us whether their partners experience erectile dysfunction (ED), how it affects their relationships, and what they’re doing (or not doing) about it!  

[ANONYMOUS POLL] Has Erectile Dysfunction Entered Your Bedroom?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects nearly 30 million American men, reports the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.

A common condition, which can be caused by everything from kidney disease and diabetes to stress and depression, ED can take a toll on a couple’s sex life and relationship. We’re curious whether the men in your life experience ED.

Please take our anonymous poll so we all can learn more.

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In Sickness & In Health: Your Vows in Action

When you marry, you promise to love your partner, unconditionally, through sickness and in health. Given life’s unpredictability, some marriages end, amicably, during hard times; others, not so much. Couples also may choose to endure their hardships together, and may come out stronger.

When a partner takes ill, it can be mentally and physically draining, even downright scary. There’s something noble, however, about being able to unconditionally love someone, especially through the worst of times.

Today, we are pleased to share some comments from our FOFriends who are caring for their sick husbands, as well as from those whose husbands have died. (more…)