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Divorce After 50

How Late Divorce Seriously Messes Up Retirement For Older Women

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.19.2016 | Fifty

The later in life that a woman divorces, the more likely she is to be working full-time past retirement age, according to a National Bureau of Economi...

50 Shades of Grey Divorce

Karen Covy | Posted 08.23.2016 | Divorce
Karen Covy

You are over 50 - maybe over 60. Presumably you are old enough to know that people "your age" are not supposed to get divorced. Yet, here you are: stuck in a marriage that feels dead and wondering whether it's still possible for you to find happiness.

Gassed Up For A New Post 50 Relationship

Barry Gold | Posted 07.01.2016 | Fifty
Barry Gold

During the course of a long-term marriage, couples naturally reach a comfort level concerning the most private aspects of their lives. But what happens when someone goes through a Gray Divorce? What's it like for an over 50, newly single person to begin dating and start from scratch with a new partner?

These Are The 3 Stages Of Divorce After 50

Barry Gold | Posted 01.18.2017 | Fifty
Barry Gold

So, a funny thing happened on the way to a lifetime of marital bliss: I got divorced. At 54 years of age, after 27 years of marriage. I discovered that Gray Divorce is booming. One-quarter of all U.S> divorces involve people over 50. Who knew I was so trendy?

The Very Real Pros And Cons Of A Gray Divorce

Barry Gold | Posted 09.04.2016 | Fifty
Barry Gold

You're in your 50s, married around 25 years, with kids recently launched. Over the past few years, while those children were becoming more self-sufficient, you were able to shift attention back to your spouse. Which led to a realization: You are really not happy in your marriage.

The Hardest Part Of Being Divorced And Over 50

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 02.03.2015 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

By now, we know what we like and don't like -- whether it's food, cars, style ... or sex. If you've undergone a painful divorce, I bet you've composed a list of things you tolerated with your former spouse, but no longer want to do with a new partner.

What Parents Of Divorcing Kids Need To Know

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 11.19.2013 | Divorce
Claire N. Barnes, MA

Unless there are very clear reasons why you cannot remain on good terms with the Other Parent (OP) of your grandchildren, try to stay neutral in the separation.

How Retirement Can Hurt Your Marriage (And What To Do About It)

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 08.09.2013 | Fifty

Divorce after 50 -- also flatteringly known as gray divorce -- is on the rise, and retirement may have something to do with it. Some couples are no...

The Odd Arrangement My Ex And I Set Up After Our Divorce

Al DeLuise | Posted 09.16.2013 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

My ex-wife Arlene and I have a very good relationship. It is a much better relationship than the one we would have had if we had actually stayed married. I hope my kids can appreciate that fact.

Why Do Married Women Pursue Married Men?

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 09.14.2013 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

When I was younger, guys with cute dogs, hot cars and buff bodies were the ones with all the women. Today, average-looking men over 40 (without hot cars) need only say they're pained from a bad relationship, and it's as if a magic spell has been cast -- women come out of the woodwork.

What Baby Boomers Need To Know About Divorce

Allison Pescosolido, M.A | Posted 08.17.2013 | Divorce
Allison Pescosolido, M.A

With longer life spans and increasing technology, there is still plenty of time for Baby Boomers to begin again and have a joyful life.

7 Ways To Make Gray Divorce Less Stressful

Posted 03.15.2013 | Divorce

Divorce is never easy. But for the growing number of couples who are divorcing later in life, the process can be especially daunting as they attempt ...


Posted 01.07.2013 | Divorce

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin probably isn't over the moon about his recent divorce. The 82-year-old -- who is best known as the second man to walk on the ...

How A Motorcycle Accident Changed My Life

Kevin Ryan | Posted 02.13.2013 | Fifty
Kevin Ryan

In my 50s I looked at the walls around me -- marriage, work, lifestyle - and wondered if they were keeping my life together or keeping life out. I know people who seem perfectly content with their lives. That ain't me.

WATCH: The Shocking Reason This Woman Split From Her Husband After Decades Of Marriage

Posted 12.19.2012 | Divorce

The news that Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman were getting divorced after decades of marriage came as a surprise to many people, and forced them to wond...