After Retirement Separation - Life Just Gets Better!

Life after retirement separation can be a very lonely one especially if you have no family of your own. You tend not to go out as often as you did when you were a couple. You may also have a complex that being older is harder and more difficult to meet new people. This may be so for many people but do not forget that are hundreds of people out there that are in the same situation as yourself. They too are lonely and without a partner after retirement separation.

You must think positive after retirement separation and not let standards drop or you may get into a rut and become depressed. Your appearance is very important and will show to others that you still care about yourself. Your hair, make up, clothes and accessories all say a lot about you as a person. They reflect your personality as well as your presentation.

You may wish to join a club to try and meet new people. There are many clubs and social events you could attend after retirement separation. Firstly there are specialised clubs like ballroom dancing for example whereby you do not have to have a partner as you can meet one there. Then there are hobby clubs like petanque and bowls again no partner is necessary as you will make new friends there. There are also travel clubs most of which give you the option of either taking a friend with you or go it alone and meet new friends. After retirement separation may not be so lonely after all as you could get together with a new friend or even organise an event with a group of your new found friends.

Holidays are another avenue to explore as you will be more likely to meet someone who enjoys the same sort of things that you do. It is by making choices for yourself that you will feel more positive about yourself.

You may also consider taking on a pet as they can be great company for you. A cat is an easy option as they will come and go as they please and do not need walking regularly like a dog does. But if you enjoy walking and could give a dog your time and space then this can be very rewarding because you will meet people out walking and have a new circle of friends with which to share your doggie stories with.

Perhaps you would like to do voluntary work for charity shops, clubs and events. There are also the neighbours, there nay be a neighbour in your street or on your estate that is also looking for that after retirement separation new life. The list of things to do and places to visit to meet new friends is endless.

You may also of been thinking of extending a hobby of yours over the years and now that you have more free time on your hands to do as you wish, this may be the right time to perhaps start your own business in whatever field you choose. Again, by exhibiting your chosen hobby after retirement separation you will be able to make new friends easily as they will come to you because that is also their interest. Your business may bloom and who knows you may even want to take on an extra pair of hands to use as well as to hold. After retirement separation can be rewarding in many ways as now you have more free time to share and enjoy with others. Friendship after retirement separation can be fun, so make the most of what you have and enjoy life to the full.

Jenny Clair is the editor of Marriage-Divorce-Separation.com an article based web site exploring the human side of marriage breakdowns, divorce and separation situations.

http://www.marriage-divorce-separation.com

In The News:

This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news

Forbes

A Milestone: All Of The Walking Dead's Relationships Are Now Interracial Or LGBT
Forbes
But I do find one aspect of the current state of The Walking Dead interesting. In this massive ensemble cast, every single relationship on the show is either interracial or LGBT, a departure from the source material, due to some major changes, and a ...

and more »

Customer Think

Building B2B relationships with trust and empathy
Customer Think
As the Eloqua story was winding down, Paul and I decided to jump in and tackle relationship intelligence and use relationship intelligence to understand where empathy is being built, where trust is being built, and how you can make a sales team more ...


6 key ways ASCs can improve their relationships with payers
Becker's ASC Review
based Surgical Information Systems outlined six ways ASCs can improve their relationships with payers on their blog. Here are the key details to know: 1. Choose a negotiation strategist. To foster better relationships with payers, ASCs should select a ...


Forbes

5 Tips To Turn Your Online Connections Into Meaningful Relationships
Forbes
It's fine to have a large number of acquaintances, but unlikely to have meaningful relationships with all these people. That shouldn't be the goal either. You only have so much time, and the same applies to most people. So, curate the list of ...


menshealth.com

8 Reddit Relationship Stories That Are Almost Too Crazy to Believe
menshealth.com
On r/relationships, average men and women from around the globe can log on and ask strangers for love advice, share the ups and downs of partnership, and laugh their asses off at other people's romantic misfortunes. Sometimes, the stories are just so ...


CNBC

Malone: Disney lacks massive direct consumer relationships
CNBC
Malone: Disney lacks massive direct consumer relationships. 4 Hours Ago. CNBC's David Faber sat down with Liberty Media chairman John Malone to discuss the direct consumer relationships of Disney, Apple and Amazon. Watch CNBC Live TV ...


The Atlantic

Your Mother's Romantic Past Affects Your Own Dating Adventures
The Atlantic
The study authors write that, rather than economics or socialization, the most likely explanation was genetic. That is, some people have personality traits that make them better or worse at maintaining relationships. They might be depressed, have trust ...
Mothers' personality traits influence stability of kids' relationshipsPunjab News Express
Why You Can Blame Your Mom If You're Still SingleLive Science
The surprising way your mother is influencing your relationshipsNew Zealand Herald
The Ohio State University News -IFLScience (blog) -PLOS -EurekAlert!
all 56 news articles »

Sports Illustrated

Report: Relationships Among Warriors Damaged After Kevin Durant-Draymond Green Argument
Sports Illustrated
The relationships between Green and Durant; Green and management; and Durant and his teammates have all reportedly been damaged by what transpired Monday along with the decision to essentially back Durant in the argument by suspending Green for ...
NBA - AP NewsAP News
Thompson: Unpacking the Draymond Green-Kevin Durant rift and what the fall out could mean long termThe Athletic

all 1,794 news articles »

CBN News

Five Ways Pornography Ruins Relationships
CBN News
Pornography use is not a harmless activity that only involves the person viewing the material. It impacts the man's family, social life, employment, relationship with God, and every other aspect of his life. Ultimately, the harm done to a marriage ...

and more »

The Villager

FOR THE LOVE OF RELATIONSHIPS – Reinventing, retirement and relationships
The Villager
When one spouse retires and the other continues to be employed, relationships get stretched. This is uncharted territory for many couples. To make matters even more complicated, gender plays a role. If a male retires and his wife continues to be in the ...

Google News

The Five Minute Relationship Miracle

"They may forget what you said, but they will never... Read More

Top Ten List of What to Do and What Not to Do in Relationships

Most of us who have been intimately involved with someone... Read More

Ounce of Prevention

"To love, honour and cherish", easy words to say during... Read More

Communication in Dating

Does your dating relationship have good communication? Communication during dating... Read More

Lobster - The Food Of Romantics

Summer has arrived! Woo-Hoo! Do you know what always comes... Read More

How a Written Agreement Can Enhance Your Relationship

Marital contracts have an honorable history going back thousands of... Read More

He Said, She Said

The Relationship TriangleMost people get involved in a relationship for... Read More

How Can I Get My Partner To Change?

How much energy do you spend trying to get what... Read More

Great Relationship Advice: How to Get ?All A?s? in Couples Communication

Mark Twain once said that he believed it was "God's... Read More

Being Mindful of Your Mates Space

SOMETIMES I'LL ask a couple I'm seeing in therapy to... Read More

Are You Looking for Ms. Right or Mr. Not so Wrong?

Do you want to find the "love of your life?"It's... Read More

How to Survive an Affair - Take Care!

Surviving an affair can be a very traumatic experience. Partners... Read More

Put-Downs: The Whole Story

What put-downs really areLet me begin by saying what they... Read More

The Real Way for Men to WOW the Woman They Love

Guys, I know the struggle, you want to give her... Read More

Do You Enable?

We all have behaviors, tendencies, patterns, and the keen ability... Read More

To Apologize or Not to Apologize...That is the Question

We don't like to say it and we don't always... Read More

60 Words and Phrases that Make Men Fall Deeper in Love

The interesting thing about getting the love you deserve is... Read More

Soul Mate - a Pain in the Neck

"and they lived happily ever after...That is how our favorite... Read More

When A Two-Salary Income Fails

While this may not apply to everyone, you may find... Read More

The Sound of His Laughter

When you're searching for your Mr. Right, I want you... Read More

Spice Up Your Relationship Tonight

Every relationship needs relief from the same old bedroom routine... Read More

Relationship Advice: 2 Beliefs for a Successful Relationship

Mark Twain once saidGod's great cosmic joke on the human... Read More

The Evolution of Love

Songs have been saying it for generations together. Ask anyone... Read More

Are You Chasing Dollars or Your Kids?

Striking a perfect balance between work and home today can... Read More

Cheating Spouse: Is Spying an Invasion of Privacy?

My, how the cheating spouse cries foul when he/she discovers... Read More