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A Couple's Guide to Happy Retirement and Aging


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A Couple’s Guide to Happy Retirement and Aging is 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 Aging summarizes 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 Aging shows you how to do that—so that you’ll have the time of your lives.


About Sara Yogev

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

Product Details

Page Count: 360
ISBN-10: 1945547715
ISBN-13: 9781945547713
Product Format: Trade Paperback

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