Valentine’s Day Blues as You Age

By Rev. Laura L. Mancuso and Peggy Buchanan, Vista del Monte Retirement Community

How can a holiday known for diamonds, chocolate, and bright red hearts give you the blues?

For those of us experiencing grief the cheerfulness of Valentine’s Day and its emphasis on loving bonds can feel stifling. The contrast between the glowing advertising images we see of young people in the throes of idealized romantic love and the realities of our present lives can be depressing…

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