Living Apart, Together – A choice that’s working for older couples
“Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.” ~ writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Photo by Mike DelGaudio)

“Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.” ~ writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Photo by Mike DelGaudio)

Some older adults are finding traditional marriage a less desirable choice for later-in-life relationships. Jacquelyn Benson, a University of Missouri Extension gerontology specialist, has been studying older adults in Living Apart, Together, or LAT relationships. For LAT couples, each partner maintains their own home, but they are in a committed, intimate relationship.

Today’s guests are researcher Jacquelyn Benson and Robert Dolliver and Joyce Huber who are in a LAT relationship with each other.

 

 

Living Apart, Together