11/24/2010 10:47 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

10 Tips for Female Divorcees After 40

Dumped in my 50s for a younger woman after 18 years of marriage, I've been through the divorce from hell and survived. Older women, who have been married the longest and take the hardest hit financially and emotionally, need advice that specifically addresses their issues, which differ from those of younger women. Here are the top ten divorce tips for older women from my book, He's History You're Not; Surviving Divorce After Forty.