More people are getting married after 50 than ever before. Our culture is more accepting of divorce, and so it makes sense that more people are marrying or remarrying in our 50s. A person whose spouse dies, is also more likely to remarry than not, so there are more “available” 50+ partners than ever
About Suzy BrownSuzy developed Midlife Divorce Recovery as a safe refuge for people healing and surviving the overwhelm of divorce. Starting her first RADiCAL support group in 2003 she's been helping women navigate the journey of divorce ever since.
If you’re thinking about dating after 50, you may be embarking on an adventure you haven’t thought about in 20s or 30 years. After a long-term marriage, you may feel out of practice and wonder, “Where do I even start?” What can I expect when I’m dating over 50? Lots of things have changed
Disclaimer: The following content is not legal or real estate advice and should not be interpreted as such. Consult a qualified attorney or realtor for professional advice in these fields. When I realized that my midlife divorce was actually going to happen after 33 years of marriage, and three years of unsuccessfully trying to
There is no escaping the fact that more and more people in midlife, in their 40s - 60s, who have been together for 15, 20 or 33 years like we were, suddenly find themselves in divorce court. Usually one person unilaterally decides he or she “isn’t happy,” or “loves you but isn’t in
If you’re divorcing after 60, there are specific names for our situation. Silver divorce. Gray divorce. Late-life divorce. Boomer divorce. We are women who have chosen divorce or have had divorce forced on us in our 50s and 60s. Whatever the reasons, after-60 divorce is becoming more common. There are several reasons for this
60+ dating can be intimidating, especially after divorce. Find out what to expect, how to start dating again, and join our community of like-minded women. Dating After 60 For Divorced Women Dating at any time can be scary and intimidating. When we’re young, we’re figuring out who we are, and if anyone likes us.
Disclaimer: The content that follows should not be considered financial advice and is merely a directional guide to help women. How to Start Over Financially After Divorce Unless we can get on stable financial footing after divorce, it is very hard to recover in other ways. Financial insecurity after divorce is a real
If our marriage has survived into our fifties, we think it should be smooth sailing after that. That’s turning out not to be the case. Sadly, the results are that more divorces are happening after 50 (sometimes called Gray Divorces), affecting our children, our finances, our self esteem and sometimes our very survival. At
“Let’s do something cheap and superficial; Let’s do something that we might regret; Let’s do something shallow and insensitive, ‘Cause this might be the only chance we get.” Sung by Burt Reynolds in the movie, Cannonball Run Empty Promises Have you ever read the book How To Be Your Own Selfish Pig – And Other Ways
“Growing as wild women involves breaking out of cages, boxes, stereotypes, categories, and captivity. It involves standing tall, laughing loudly, and being who we really are.” ~ SARK, Succulent Wild Woman The Discomfort Of Growth Growing is uncomfortable and often feels perilous. And the deep-level of rejection we experience in a midlife divorce can make the