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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.

My Summer of Love with Martha and Mary
5 months ago

My Summer of Love with Martha and Mary

You may be familiar with the Biblical story of Martha and Mary. Mary is sitting quietly at the feet of Jesus, absorbing his wisdom, and Martha is orchestrating the events of the evening and making sure there is food on the table…
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You Can’t Live the Life of Your Dreams If They Aren’t Your Dreams
5 months ago

You Can’t Live the Life of Your Dreams If They Aren’t Your Dreams

I signed divorce papers today, ending a 35-year commitment. It’s something I never thought I’d be: twice divorced. But at 60-something, I was looking at an unhappy last third of my life. I’ve been called selfish for choosing…
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Divorce After 50: Counter Unfairness Like the Amazing Queen You Are!
5 months ago

Divorce After 50: Counter Unfairness Like the Amazing Queen You Are!

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Let’s talk about one of the most common obstacles that stop us from moving on after divorce, especially after a long-term marriage. Read More

Surviving a Divorce After 50 Teaches Some Surprisingly Positive Lessons
6 months ago

Surviving a Divorce After 50 Teaches Some Surprisingly Positive Lessons

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Divorce for women over 50 gets a bad rap. We have this cultural conditioning where we tend to see a divorced woman left with nothing. She has nowhere to turn and having no clue what to do with the rest of her life. Read More

What Can Learning a Foreign Language Teach You About Confidence After Divorce? A Lot!
6 months ago

What Can Learning a Foreign Language Teach You About Confidence After Divorce? A Lot!

I noticed something recently that I want to talk to you about. Do you ever find yourself thinking the following deep thoughts: “Ugh. Why do I still feel terrible after my divorce? I thought I’d be completely confident after all the…
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How to Survive a Marriage: Humor Is Cheaper than Divorce After 60
9 months 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…
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Want to Release Your Divorce Anger? Here’s What to Do 
9 months ago

Want to Release Your Divorce Anger? Here’s What to Do 

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If you are recently divorced and over 50, there is probably an all-too-common emotion that you’re experiencing. Anger. Being ticked off. The persistent rage that will not leave you, especially if you were married for decades and now your life is disrupted…
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What if Your Spouse of 20+ Years Suddenly Decides to Leave You?
10 months ago

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

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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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The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Divorce After 60
12 months ago

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Divorce After 60

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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. If you are doing the same, embrace these five lessons, so that you can move on and be happy…
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Lacking Confidence After 60? Scrap the Apologetic Behavior
12 months ago

Lacking Confidence After 60? Scrap the Apologetic Behavior

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Ever been in a situation like this before? You don’t pick up the phone in time and when you call the person back, the first words out of your mouth are “I’m sorry.” You bring store-bought cupcakes to your friend’s party and you utter, “I’m sorry…”
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