|Source: The Star|
The modern day practice is to write your name and contact number on the orange before casting it into the waters. Just make sure you use permanent ink! For an interesting read on how this tradition started, click here for the Star article.
|Still holding hands and looking out for each other.|
There is no longer any social stigma attached to older people who want to date or marry. Thank God for that! But we have to make that first move - step out of that cocoon we have built around us. It may be a bit scary for those of us who have not dated for many years. Fear no more. There are plenty of articles on the internet that offer tips on the Do's and Don'ts of dating for seniors. Here are a couple that I have checked out.
Five Tips for Seniors Dating After a Divorce or Death
Online Dating Safety Tips for Senior Women
online dating services. A word of caution though. Be careful who you befriend on the internet. It's still safer to meet people through mutual friends.
For those of us who are blessed to have our spouse / partner still around, but would like to know how to rekindle that old romantic spark in the relationship, do check out these articles:
Healthy Ways to Bring Romance Back
Secrets to Making Marriage Work
|Source: STOMP (Straits Times)|
Get your orange ready for this Sunday and make your wish. May you find someone who will grow old together with you.