It seems that those of us yet to reach the age when we can start to draw our pension form wildly different perceptions of those above the age of 65... However, it appears that those somewhat traditional and hackneyed views of senior citizens could be nothing like the way they consider themselves.
This grieving stage at the end of a relationship is very common and it is the pits. You are, of course, going through a transformative process and you will be substantially changed at the end of it. Older - a bit, wiser - a lot, poorer financially - most likely. But how will you feel?
Finding love later in life isn't impossible. In fact, it's a lot of fun if you play your cards right! Here are ten tips for mature daters breaking into the dating game...
The dating site has revealed the shopping habits of people looking for an extra-marital tryst. The survey of their 800,000 members were questioned on their supermarket preferences and food shopping habits.
In fact the most successful relationships are those where we can respect and love one another as we truly are. That means loving enough to allow each other to explore the fulfillment of our fundamental needs. It is the ultimate and only way to truly love...
The cost of helping children to achieve their educational ambitions is arguably most acutely felt by single mothers, especially those who were not married when their relationships ended and so are not entitled to receive spousal maintenance.
With the average wedding costing a staggering £20,000 by some estimates, is it any wonder that non-celebrity couples are also going back to basics? With more of us pursuing careers and families at the same time as planning a wedding, splashing out for just one day feels like an unaffordable and unnecessary luxury.
I believe feminism is about making smart choices which allow you to live the life you need to support your emotional health as well as your physical health. When you put your finances in the hands of someone else...
New statistics give the lie to the idea of husbands and wives remaining together "till death do us part". The Office for National Statistics has produced a bundle of data exploring the reasons behind the group known as 'silver splitters', those individuals who choose to divorce when aged 60 or over.
I teach my daughters to be more like Nigella and maintain financial independence in any relationship they have. I realise she is in a very different financial position to begin with than most of us, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't also keep some money separate for ourselves and retain some financial independence at all cost. It's a huge lesson and I have never wished I was more like Nigella than now.
Despite the controversy and media attention that has surrounded it, the divorce process that Lawson and Saatchi have chosen to follow is unusual among wealthy couples in that it appears to have been clean and amicable - with minimal costs attached.
For those of moderate means, the legal fee landscape is looking worse than ever. From April 2013 Legal Aid has only been available for matrimonial cases in very specific circumstances (such as where there have been incidents of domestic violence). This leaves many couples in the invidious position of having to choose between acting in person or spending disproportionate levels of the family assets on legal advice.
A number of US states deny same-sex couples either form of legal union but are happy to conduct divorce proceedings for those gay couples whose marriages do not last the course. In Europe, things are equally unclear.
Often the reason for lack of access for Grandparents is divorce, where perhaps one parent is denying contact through no fault of the grandparent. Sometimes a family dispute or a disagreement over the child's upbringing can be the cause.
It is time now to build a new life, shape a new career, make new friends, and even fall in love again. Don't worry if you fall along the way. Now, it's time to be fearless. Build courage one step at a time. Life is short.
Teenage sweethearts who mate for life are becoming extinct, or so says a new study. Commentators have been quick to jump on this as more evidence of our restless commitment adverse culture or the demise of the nuclear family. But is it any wonder that people of marrying age today are apprehensive?