E006 Happily Ever After

Spread the word about Experience 50!

E006 Happily Ever After

Experience 50 Happily Ever AfterMary Rogers, the host of The Experience 50 Podcast, finds the elusive North American Happily Married Midlife Couple. Can it be true? Jim, 60; and Ann, 53, share with you how they managed to beat the odds and find themselves still enjoying each other and their relationship. How did they do it?

You will hear their stories of how the differing coping skills of THEIR parents impacted the way they each approached relationship drama in the early years of their marriage. It was in those early years that they chose to be happily ever after.

That may be among the biggest takeaways from this conversation. They chose, decided, committed to being together forever. As Jim told Ann, shortly after they were married, “You’re stuck with me”.

Mary sat down with the couple in their home and chatted about the big, and the little, issues that can trip up many a fine marriage.

  • Feelings about divorce
  • Long term vision
  • Trust and jealousy
  • Having separate AND shared friends, hobbies and interests
  • When it is worth having an argument and how to get through it
  • Empty nesting
  • Boomerang kids
  • Caring for aging parents
  • Loss of parents
  • Quality of life
  • Health and fitness

Please leave your own marriage tips in the comments below. We can use all the help we can get!

If you enjoyed this podcast:

Thanks so much for joining me today.

Have some feedback you’d like to share? Great! Leave your thoughts in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of the post.

Also, please leave an honest review for The Experience 50 Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They make a huge impact on the rankings of the show, and I read each and every one of them. You may even hear me read it on a future show.

If you have any questions or suggestions to share with me, you can reach me at mary@experience50.com. I read and enjoy every email.

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates. It’s free!

Thank you so much for listening,


Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter

Special thanks to Charles Gupton, Creator and Host of The Creator’s Journey Podcast for his opening intro of this episode.

Support Experience 50

Be a Super Fan and support Mary Rogers on Patreon.

Spread the word about Experience 50!

You Might Also Enjoy...