Martha Bodyfelt is a divorce recovery coach who helps professional divorced women over 50 overcome their divorce loneliness and break free from the patterns keeping them stuck so they can feel fulfilled, have more fun, and live fearlessly. To find out what's *really* keeping you stuck after divorce, take the 30-second quiz.

Latest Posts By Martha Bodyfelt

7 days ago

Leaving a Marriage After 60: How to Know When it’s Time to Let Go

Marriages, especially ones that have lasted for decades, take work. Every day will not be a honeymoon. Arguments, compromises, and sacrifices will no doubt be daily currency. While the give and take in a relationship is normal, there are…

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2 weeks ago

Struggling with Jealousy After a Divorce in Your 50s or 60s? Help Is Here!

If you divorced in your 50s or 60s, you’re familiar with that feeling. Some of us know it all too well, both during divorce and afterwards. It rears its head when one of your grown children, after spending the weekend with your ex…

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1 month ago

Surviving a Divorce After 50 Teaches Some Surprisingly Positive Lessons

The process of ending a marriage, especially a decades-long one, can definitely shake up your life in all aspects. From the financial to the emotional, there are many unexpected good lessons that divorce in later-life…

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2 months ago

Almost Done with Mid-Life Divorce, But Still Feeling Terrible?

When it comes to divorce, especially if you’re past your 6th decade, the first thing to remember is not to blame yourself. The main reason why you feel terrible, even when the whole ordeal is at the finish line, is the Pain Impact Factor (PIF)…

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3 months ago

Love After 50: Can Rejection Be a Blessing in Disguise?

Rejection at this ripe time in our lives can really stink. There’s no way around it. As we learn to move on after divorce, even the strongest of us can’t help but feel like we did something wrong when the person we loved and cared about…

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5 months ago

Divorce After 50: How to Kick Loneliness to the Curb

When you are recovering from divorce after a long-term marriage, loneliness is definitely an obstacle that keeps you from moving on. We get stuck in this mindset because it makes us feel like we have nobody in the world. But it doesn’t have to be that way…

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5 months ago

Dealing with Divorce Regret After 50? Here’s What to Do!

Does this ever happen to you? There you are, going along with your day, minding your own business and it hits you. The whiny, super-annoying feeling that tells you that no matter what you did during your marriage, it just wasn’t good enough…

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6 months ago

What if Your Spouse of 20+ Years Suddenly Decides to Leave You?

The case of spouse abandonment plagues our world. In the common case, you think your decades-long marriage is fine, you even plan your retirement together – and then POOF! Your spouse, out of the blue, says these shocking words: “I’m leaving…”

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6 months ago

What Covid Is Teaching Me About Divorce Recovery

I’m writing to you three weeks into coming down with Covid, and although I’m getting better day by day, I’m still not myself. The coughing won’t stop. Despite a good night’s sleep, I’m still pretty tired most of the day. And there’s still this annoying nose…

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6 months ago

3 Steps to Finding Happiness After a Divorce After 50

You’ve probably done something like this, too: Relying on external factors to make you happy after a decades-long marriage. This can sabotage your ability to move on and recover from divorce. Discovering happiness is not easy. But we will go nowhere…

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