Remarriage And Senior Adults

Remarriage And Senior Adults

Many senior citizens are now considering the option of a second marriage. This is not wrong and nothing new in this day and age. Nonetheless, it is not something that happens often or frequently. Usually senior adults tend to stick on to marriages even if they are unhappy. This happens because of their values and belief system. However, this can have a negative effect on the concerned person's nature wherein the person gets bitter and cynical about things.

In addition, senior adults in unhappy marriages tend to become independent, and because of the unhappy experience, they may no longer be looking for emotional support or companionship. Despite this, there are many other cases where senior adults are ready to start dating again. And, if the suitable opportunity and person presents themselves, they may also remarry.

Even though people may be apprehensive, it is the beginning of a new life. When you are above 50, you have a lot of experience and maturity. Therefore, you should have that confidence, belief and faith that you will not repeat the same mistakes. You and your new partner can enjoy your new life, and look forward to spending it with happiness. Both of you will be able to support each other in your old age. Also, try to convince your children and make them realize this is what will make you happy as many children are aghast when senior adults (parents in this case) want to remarry.  

Nevertheless, where senior adults and remarriage is concerned, there will be many adjustments that will have to be made; and it will not be easy for either partners. However, just the thought of knowing that you will have someone besides you for the remainder of your life to love and cherish you makes you put in the extra effort needed.

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