Domestic violence, plus a whole host of complicated reasons, can certainly lead to divorce at any age. In our society at this time we are seeing a surprising epidemic of divorce among those over 50. The divorce rates for 50+ adults are surging. This “gray divorce” phenomenon puts pressure on finances, and the effects ripple throughout America.
Sally Abrams says that “while the overall divorce rate in the United States has decreased since 1990, it has doubled for those over age 50.” Read on to see what Ms. Abrams thinks and add your comments!
Sally Abrams is co author of What Every Woman Should Know About Divorce and Custody. She writes about boomers and aging.