Dating after 25 years of marriage

Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick!Some forums can only be seen by registered members.My lovely wife and I will be celebrating 30 years of marriage this week.

The 50-year-old musician behind hits such as Right Here Waiting and Hold On To The Nights has announced his split with actress and singer Cynthia Rhodes, 57 – best known for her role as Penny Johnson in Dirty Dancing.Actors Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor have announced they are separating after 17 years of marriage and at least three movies together, his representative confirmed to USA TODAY.In a joint statement provided by his publicist Liz Mahoney, the couple said, "With tremendous love and respect for each other, and the 18 years we spent together as a couple, we have made the decision to separate. But nevertheless, 20 years is a big milestone, and we’ve certainly learned plenty along the way. Weird is simply when someone else's mishugas (craziness) is different from your mishugas. Take their therapy money and use it for your vacation. It's far more important that you eat at the same time, even if one of you has a full-on meal and the other sips tea, even if your kids are making normal conversation, um, elusive. This will prevent throwing upsetting issues out there at the wrong time. Ironically, I still feel like that's not all that much; those older and wiser than us have so much to teach us. Remember that what you think is the "right" way is simply "the way you're used to" and may, shockingly, even be "the wrong way." So keep an open mind. Oddly enough, unconditional love often leads to people wanting to become their best selves. Remember that a strong, close, and mutually supportive marriage is the best thing you can do for your kids. There's nothing wrong if each of you eats something different for dinner. Then make regular time, at least half-hour once a week, whether in person or even on the phone, to discuss them.

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