Your blog has been really helpful as I find myself in an interesting situation. He’s been separated from his wife of 34 years for the past nearly 2 years.
Met someone at work and became friends over the course of 4 years.
Dating after divorce, especially after long-term marriage, is scary. I am going to find myself a guy who is fully committed to life - with me!
Grey divorce has challenges that a younger divorce doesn't have: potential step-family of adult children, body changes, and a lifetime of memories.
For more on that, check out “How Can I Keep My Parents From Dating After Divorce?
”Assuming you couldn’t stop them from dating, and most kids can not, you may be wondering what you can do to help make the situation easier or better.
We have a lifetime of reminiscences and nostalgia to sift through. He'd recently fallen in love and they'd announced their plans for a New Years Eve wedding at the top of the ski lift at Heavenly at Lake Tahoe.
Julie, 50, from Denver, thought she'd be able to handle her divorce.
"I'm a strong person, I own my own business and I'm a professional speaker," she says.
It took one phone call for him to tell me that he was in the middle of a divorce.
It took only a few more conversations and rendezvous to cultivate a semi-serious relationship.