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.

1 week ago

Are You Stuck in the Remorse Phase After Divorce?

The Road Through Recovery after divorce starts with pinpointing exactly where we are “stuck” or “in pain.” There are five phases within it. It is a cycle of feelings we experience in the divorce recovery process. You may be stuck in the Rejection phase…

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3 weeks ago

The Art of Turning Trauma into Comedy

My annus horribilis began some time ago, right at the beginning of the year when I told my husband of 28 years that I wanted to separate. It was not a sudden decision on my part, but what surprised me, amazed me, was that it came as a total shock to my…

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2 months ago

Is Renegotiation Keeping You Stuck After Divorce?

The third phase on the Road Through Recovery after divorce is the Renegotiation Phase. In this phase you may feel desperate to alleviate the pain and willing to do almost anything to lessen it. It’s your way of trying to postpone the inevitable…

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3 months ago

Is Resentment Keeping You Stuck After Divorce?

There is a five-phase cycle to divorce recovery of feelings and emotions that you may experience after your transition through divorce. It’s called the Road Through Recovery. Some women feel “stuck” or “in pain” in one of the phases…

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3 months ago

Over 50 and Ready to Let Go of Unmet Expectations After Divorce? Here’s How to Take Action!

I have been hearing a very common refrain from divorced women over 50 as they try to move on: “It wasn’t supposed to be like this.” “I’m over 50 and it’s too late to start over…”

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3 months ago

Are You “Stuck” in the Rejection Phase on the Road Through Recovery After Divorce?

When I was faced with the difficulty of creating a new, purposeful life after divorce, I tried different options, struggling to find one that would achieve my goals. As an older woman, I faced specific challenges not experienced by my younger counterparts…

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4 months 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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5 months 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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5 months 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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6 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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