Relationships

Read the entries of Honey’s Diary where she explores the long-term and daily journeys of relationships over 50. From love and marriage after 50, relationships with adult children and grandchildren, to blended families and friendships old and new, all the while nurturing the most important relationship of all – the one with ourselves – so we can stay confident and visible as we grow older.

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Healthy relationship: I’m dependent on my computer

Relationships aren’t just with people. They can be with things too and I currently have a dependence on a computer. Is it a relationship? When we say the word relationship, our family,…

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The joy of an unconventional family wedding

    My husband Sheldon Good and I, both widowed fairly young, have a great big beautiful blended family. We have four children between us (one son passed away) and 24 grandchildren.…

5 signs you may get ‘ghosted’ if you are dating over 50

  The definition of ghosting according to Urban Dictionary is, “The act of suddenly ceasing all communication with someone the subject is dating, but no longer wishes to date.” A better definition is…

Dos and Don'ts of Being A Good Mother-in-Law

The dos and don’ts of being a good mother-in-law

Let me start you off with a quick saying, dear readers, to get you in the mood for my story how to be a good mother-in-law:  “Close one eye to keep friends.…

Wisdom From a Mother to a Daughter

Words of wisdom passed from a mother to a daughter

Honey’s Mom at Honey’s ST. John Knits Events in August 2016 As you know, I draw my Good Morning Stories from my past experiences. I begin searching my mind, days before I…

Rethinking Your Group of Friends After 50

Branching Out Of My Group and Spreading My Wings

By: Susan “Honey” Good It is early morning in Montreal, Canada. All is still at the Ritz, our home away from home for the next three days… except for my mind. It…

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How to make friends after 50

After age 50, we are often empty nesters, foot loose and fancy free. We may be faced with many contrasting reasons to build new friendships after 50. Whatever the reason may be,…

The wrong title for your significant other could be a mistake.

When dating, the wrong title can ruin a romance

I remembered an incident in my life after reading my writer friend, Barbara Ballinger’s story, “What’s in a name.” Her story sparked a memory dating back twenty-six years. After attending a Friday night…

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Making friends after 50

About a month ago, on a sunny summer day, I ran into one of my girlfriends in front of the Chanel Boutique. We spoke about making plans with our spouses, promising as we…