In the last few decades, the rate of divorce among middle-aged as well as older people in this country has risen. Studies of the issue have discovered that in recent history, the divorce rate for people over the age of 43 in the country has substantially increased. This increase in divorce is even more noticeable when focused exclusively on “gray divorce”, which involves people between the ages of 55 to 64.
Regardless of what caused this increase, the increase in the number of these divorces has raised some special considerations that should be analyzed concerning divorces. This article touches on just a few of those considerations.