What do people married for 40, 50, 60 years say are the ‘’trade secrets’’ to their success? Cornell gerontologist and author of 30 Lessons for Living, Karl Pillemer, interviewed nearly 1,000 of elder Americans for these 10 tips.
Choose carefullyMarriage is perhaps the biggest decision any of us make. The elder view: Many people are simply not careful enough. Don't fall or drift into marriage without waiting until you know one another and you understand your reasons for getting married. Avoid making a commitment based on passion, inertia or panic at being left single.istockphoto