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Divorce After 60

Even if your marriage isn’t working, going through a divorce after 60 is devastating. Let’s talk about recovering from a divorce, dating after divorce and other related topics.

Divorce After 50 Can Be Heartbreaking and Liberating
1 year ago

Divorce After 50 Can Be Heartbreaking and Liberating

By  •  Family

Divorce after 50 is especially tough on women. For years, divorce was stigmatized and many women were left to feel ashamed by their situation. They felt like it was their fault and that they didn’t deserve a chance to start over. Read More

Surprise! Divorced Spouses Can Get Social Security Benefits
1 year ago

Surprise! Divorced Spouses Can Get Social Security Benefits

Many women believe that they are not entitled to Social Security if they are divorced. The truth is you can get Social Security on your ex-spouse’s record, under certain circumstances, even if you have been divorced for many years. Read More

Choosing Your Divorce Battles After 50
1 year ago

Choosing Your Divorce Battles After 50

By  •  Family

When fighting through a divorce after 50, it’s normal to feel like you are getting dragged through the mud for months – even years – wondering if frustration and stress will ever end. Even after the divorce papers have been signed, hurt feelings may remain. Read More

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Divorce After 50
1 year ago

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Divorce After 50

By  •  Family

For months, even years, I knew that my marriage was crumbling. Yet, I lied to myself, telling myself a million things that would somehow justify the reasons why I should stay in the marriage. The main one dealt with time. Read More

60 Women Share their Advice for Surviving a Divorce After 60
2 years ago

60 Women Share their Advice for Surviving a Divorce After 60

Divorce after 60 may be painful, but, at least it is no longer a taboo subject. It’s also a challenge that more and more women are facing as our generation ages. Read More

How to Recover from a Divorce After 60
2 years ago

How to Recover from a Divorce After 60

Many women in our community have been forced to deal with a divorce after 60. These women are not alone. According to UK government statistics, divorce rates for women over 60 have increased significantly since 1991. This is despite the fact that overall divorce rates are down during the same period. Read More

Forget Silver Divorces – More Boomers Saying “I Do,” for the Second Time
2 years ago

Forget Silver Divorces – More Boomers Saying “I Do,” for the Second Time

There has been a lot of talk lately about the increase in silver divorces among baby boomers. As our children leave the house and we start to look towards the coming decades, more of us are deciding to go it alone. Read More

3 Implications of the Rise of Divorce After 50
3 years ago

3 Implications of the Rise of Divorce After 50

In recent years, a lot has been written about the fact that divorce rates among people over 50 are rising, while other generations are staying married longer. For example, over the last 20 years, baby boomer divorce rates have increased 50%. Read More

The Stages of ‘EX’ – Dealing with Divorce After 60
4 years ago

The Stages of ‘EX’ – Dealing with Divorce After 60

Elizabeth Kubler Ross wrote about the five stages of dealing with death and loss – denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Read More