In your journey to get confident and feel better about yourself after 50, you cannot be afraid to step on toes. In other words, do for yourself what no one else will do for you.
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…
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.
If you are recently divorced and over 50, there is probably an all-too-common emotion that you’re experiencing.
Unlike in previous generations, dating after a divorce is an accepted option for women over 60.
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?”
Gray divorce can have an outsized effect on women since in many cases women have longer life expectancies, their husbands may have been managing the family finances and they often took significant time out to raise children, which impacts their retirement benefits and savings and their career prospects…
The reason we struggle with trust after a divorce is because we feel like we’ve been betrayed. It’s a crappy weight to have on your shoulders. Similar to its other invasive cousins – anger, guilt, and resentment – losing trust after your long-term marriage keeps you from getting your life back.
As the summer gradually winds down and the days start getting cooler, I’ve been thinking a lot about a growing trend in divorce.
Did you know that more than 50% of marriages fail when couples reach their 50s and 60s? That is a staggering number and is on the rise!
Why are we seeing more divorce now? First of all, we are living longer. Women are asking themselves if their marriage in its current state is worth spending their next 25–30 years with their spouse.