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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.

Divorced and Feel Stuck at 50? Bust These Myths to Get What You Want
2 weeks ago

Divorced and Feel Stuck at 50? Bust These Myths to Get What You Want

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If you are over 50 and divorced, you may feel stuck, unable to move on after the divorce. In my years as a divorce recovery coach, I have discovered the reason divorced women over 50 feel stuck is because they are operating on 4 myths that keep them…
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How to Survive a Marriage: Humor Is Cheaper than Divorce After 60
2 weeks ago

How to Survive a Marriage: Humor Is Cheaper than Divorce After 60

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When I was a young married person, I would sometimes find myself in the company of an older married couple who had been together for a very long time. It was impossible not to notice that they would frequently disagree over the most unimportant…
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Taking Back My Past, One Song at a Time
2 weeks ago

Taking Back My Past, One Song at a Time

By  •  Family

Divorcing after a long marriage is difficult, made even more so when the divorce is ugly, and you are left feeling not only disrespected but erased. I know, no one can MAKE you feel any one way. Your feelings are your own. And, in theory, I agree with that…
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Divorce Advice for Women Over 50: Avoid these 5 Common Mistakes
1 month ago

Divorce Advice for Women Over 50: Avoid these 5 Common Mistakes

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When divorce is mixed with other transitions in your life like retirement or taking care of an ailing parent, it’s tempting to never want to leave the house. Although feeling overwhelmed and confused during divorce is normal, avoiding these common boomer…
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Divorce After 50: Making Smart Choices About Your Divorce Property Settlement
2 months ago

Divorce After 50: Making Smart Choices About Your Divorce Property Settlement

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I have found that in many cases a divorcing couple becomes focused upon the division of assets without consideration to the cost of ownership and income tax issues, which can create a significant imbalance. Before you sign a Property Settlement Agreement…
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Angry About Your Divorce After 50? Here’s What to Do
2 months ago

Angry About Your Divorce After 50? Here’s What to Do

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As you recover from your divorce and move on, there is one all-too-common emotion that causes way more headaches than you need. Anger. Being ticked off. The persistent rage that will not leave you but could jeopardize your future relationships…
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6 Common Mistakes Women Make Concerning Divorce
3 months ago

6 Common Mistakes Women Make Concerning Divorce

Going through a separation and divorce is difficult no matter what stage it happens in your life. It might be even more traumatic if you had a long marriage. Below are some common mistakes women make concerning divorce…
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How to Stop Feeling Guilty About Your Divorce After 50
3 months ago

How to Stop Feeling Guilty About Your Divorce After 50

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Divorce guilt comes in all sorts of mutating forms. It is normal for many of us to feel like we were somehow to blame for the divorce. Culturally, we are taught that keeping the household and marriage successful was our responsibility…
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Surprise! Divorced Spouses Can Get Social Security Benefits
3 months 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…
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Divorce After 50: How to Reinvent Yourself in 3 Steps
3 months ago

Divorce After 50: How to Reinvent Yourself in 3 Steps

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For many women who are ending a decades-long marriage, life after divorce can seem like a fog. It’s easy to wonder, “Well, what the heck do I do now?” You may have defined yourself as part of a unit and, when you are no longer part…
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