10 Must-Have Conversations for Creating an Amazing New Life Together
by Roberta K. Taylor, RNCS, MEd and Dorian Mintzer, MSW, PhD (2014 – Sourcebooks)
Marriage in retirement can be a time of potential challenge. While there are many conversations that you (as couples) should be having, perhaps you haven’t thought about how to have them. If that is the case – The Couple’s Retirement Puzzle is for you!
Combining real-life stories with their own personal experiences, the authors offer sound advice and recommendations on some of the most complex problems couples can face when thinking about retirement. Each conversation takes you on a journey of self-discovery individually and with your partner, where you can identify and work on real issues. At the end of each conversation chapter, there are a series of very practical exercises to guide a couple as they discuss these important topics. I particularly liked the way the authors incorporated both individual and couple exercises. By providing this structure, the author’s help couples brainstorm ideas and take action!
While I enjoyed every chapter and found the overall structure practical there are 3 things that stood out:
Here are 3 things that you can do: