As Time Goes By: Boomerang Marriages, Serial Spouses, Throwback Couples, and Other Romantic Adventures in an Age of L

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Basic Books, Jan 12, 2010 - Self-Help - 304 pages
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In this inspiring book, best-selling author Abigail Trafford describes how people over fifty are rewriting the script of love and in the process redefining the institution of marriage for future generations. Drawing on interviews with hundreds of men and women, married and single, gay and straight, Trafford explores what it means to love and be loved in the decades after midlife—and offers solutions to the most common problems that define this period, such as “retired spouse syndrome” and divorce. Wise and compassionate, As Time Goes By is an essential guide to the pursuit of love and happiness in this dynamic stage of life.
 

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As time goes by: boomerang marriages, serial spouses, throwback couples, and other romantic adventures in an age of longevity

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As people live longer and healthier lives, the opportunities for finding love and enduring loss grow to awesome proportions, found Trafford (My Time: Making the Most of the Bonus Decades After Fifty ... Read full review

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This is an interesting book. It's not particularly deep, scholarly, or wise, but it does give insight into the romantic relationships of seniors. While I enjoyed peeking into others' lives and bedrooms, I didn't really learn anything important about love/sex among the older set. Read full review

Contents

Surprise
87
Truth and Reconciliation
167
The Circle
253
Selected Bibliography
259
Resources
261
Index
265
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Abigail Trafford, an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, is a former health editor at the Washington Post. She is the author of My Time and Crazy Time. She lives in Washington, D.C.

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