A Couple's Guide to Happy Retirement and Aging: 15 Keys to Long-Lasting Vitality and Connection

A Couple's Guide to Happy Retirement and Aging: 15 Keys to Long-Lasting Vitality and Connection

by Sara Yogev

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Overview

A Couple’s Guide to Happy Retirement and Agingis the most comprehensive book devoted entirely to individual and couples relationship issues in the later stage of life. Not a treatise on money management, this is a much-needed guide to the psychological aspects of aging and how to make your relationship happy, fruitful, loving, and successful during your retirement years.

Written by Dr. Sara Yogev, a psychologist specializing in work and family issues, A Couple's Guide to Happy Retirement and Agingsummarizes the latest research findings and draws from actual accounts of couples. This book will help you and your partner:


  • prepare emotionally for the dramatic life changes during retirement years
  • find new purposes to your life beyond work
  • nurture your relationship and strengthen your friendship and love as you age
  • explore sexuality at this stage of life including how you can enjoy each other as much as you did as a younger couple
  • implement strategies to successfully deal with differences around money, time together versus apart, housework, and family relationships

The 2018 edition includes new chapters about substance abuse, cohabitation, and the impact of technology on senior couples as well as updates to all previous chapters. It is crucial that couples prepare themselves and their marriages psychologically for their retirement years, which could very well be a quarter of their lives.A Couple’s Guide to Happy Retirement and Agingshows you how to do that—so that you’ll have the time of your lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945547713
Publisher: Familius
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 521,472
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Sara Yogev, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and author. She is a former Northwestern University faculty member and for over 30 years she has been providing individual psychotherapy for adults struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem and work- family balance as well as marital psychotherapy to couples at different life stages. Some of the most common problems Dr. Yogev has helped couples resolve include improving communication, increasing emotional intimacy issues and resolving relationship issues.

In addition to individual psychotherapy and couples counseling, Sara Yogev also offers coaching for individuals and couples as well as supervision of other therapists. She has lectured, conducted workshops and frequently been interviewed and featured as an expert on topics related to work and couples. She has appeared on many radio stations and articles in USA today, Money, Newsweek, Forbes, and Time.

Find out more about Sara Yogev and her clinical psychology practice at sarayogev.com

Table of Contents

· Foreword

· Introduction to the Third Edition

· Chapter 1: Making Yourself and Your Marriage Ready for Retirement

· Chapter 2: Learning to Let Go of Work and Making the Psychological Shift to Retirement

· Chapter 3: Finding Your Purpose in Retirement

· Chapter 4: Readjusting the Togetherness-Separation Balance

· Chapter 5: The Psychological Meaningof Money

· Chapter 6: The Household Arena

· Chapter 7: Friendship

· Chapter 8: Family Matters

· Chapter 9: Gendered Retirement:The Different Responses

· Chapter 10: The Transition:Making It Easier for Yourself and Your Marriage

· Chapter 11: Relocation

· Chapter 12: The Best Retirement

· Acknowledgements

· Selected Bibliography

· Index

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